In 1919 when the Treaty of Versailles ended WWI, two years after the U.S. entered the fight with France and Great Britain against Germany, 44 Black colleges existed reports Black Continue Reading →
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of New York’s 369th Infantry, join them for a documentary film screening of Men of Bronze (1977), a film about the remarkable African-American men who fought Continue Reading →
The 369th Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment, was an infantry regiment of the United States Army that saw action in World War I Continue Reading →
The History Channel, a.k.a that place where you watch Pawn Stars, Vikings, and that weird-haired guy who talks about aliens, is actually getting back into the history business… thanks to Continue Reading →
The Harlem Armory will be honored with the Lucy G. Moses Award, the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s highest award.
Madame E. Toussaint Welcome, born Jennie Louise Van Der Zee, January 10, 1885 – 1956, was an African-American visual artist associated with the Harlem Renaissances.
You are cordially invited to a screening of “Men Of Bronze”: The Black American Heroes of World War I – The 369th U.S. Combat Regiment, 15th Infantry presented by Harlem Continue Reading →
A 100th Anniversary Observance of the armistice ending the First World War has been set for Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 11 am at Dorrance Brooks Square Park on Edgecombe Continue Reading →
Dorrance Brooks, born 1918 -, an African American soldier who died in France shortly before the end of World War I.