Based On Harlem’s 369th, The HBCU Experience Band Ties Musicians To WWI History

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 →

100th Anniversary Commemoration Of NY’s 369th Infantry In Harlem

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 →

Harlem Hellfighters, Harlem, NY 1913 (Photographs)

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 Adapts The Harlem Hellfighters

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 →

Legendary Harlemite Jennie Louise Van Der Zee “Madame E. Toussaint Welcome” 1885-1956

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.

The Harlem Cultural Archives Historic Society Host “Men Of Bronze” Panel Discussion

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 →