The Historic Lenox Avenue, Langston Hughes Called It “Harlem’s Heartbeat,” 1887

Lenox Avenue – also named Malcolm X Boulevard; both names are officially recognized – is the primary north-south route through Harlem, NY. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Continue Reading →

That Is My Dream! A Picture Book Of Langston Hughes’s “Dream Variation”

Langston Hughes‘s inspiring and timeless message of pride, joy, and the dream of a better life is brilliantly and beautifully interpreted in [easyazon_link identifier=”0399550178″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Daniel Miyares[/easyazon_link]’s gorgeous artwork [easyazon_link Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Langston Hughes’s Collection Of Rent Party Cards From Harlem

On Saturday nights in mid-century Harlem, the most raucous parties were frequently happening in private apartments, with admission between 25 and 50 cents. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Continue Reading →

The City College of New York Langston Hughes Festival Honors Ntozake Shange

Seminal poet, performance artist, playwright, and novelist Ntozake Shange is best known for her 1975 award winning theatre piece For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf. Become Continue Reading →