We mourn the loss of two of our members 2020

Louise Richardson and Dorise Black


March 10, 2018

Jean Miller and Luther Gales practice their deep end routine together on July 14, 2017, at the Hansborough Recreation Center in Harlem, New York. Jackie Molloy for The Undefeated

On a Monday afternoon in Harlem, New York, Luther Gales emerges from a locker room beside t...


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Harlem Honeys & Bears Synchronize swimming team


Harlem Honeys & Bears Synchronize swimming team


The Harlem Honey and Bears were honored at the Third Annual Pro Voice Awards Banquet at the Grand Slam Banquet Hall in Harlem. This event honoring 12 dynamic outstanding “She-roes” was hosted by Ambassador Susan Johnson Cook.

The synchronized swim team were among many women who were honored for making a difference in our communities. 

ProVoice, founded by Ambassador Susan Johnson Cook to ensure women have a voice in every arena of our lives, celebrating, motivating, accelerating, and creating more female leaders in every arena.

Harlem Honeys and Bears is a synchronized swim team organized in 1979, practicing at the Hansborough recreation center year around. Their ages range from 55 to 95 years old. 

By Joyce Clarke 

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Harlem Honeys and Bears Serving the community at Sylvia's 2020 Covid 19


Harlem Honeys & Bears Synchronize swimming team

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