Getty Library Acquires Major Private Collection Of Published Material On African American Art And Artists From Harlem To Hawaii

The Getty Research Institute has acquired The Whitney and Lee Kaplan African American Visual Culture Collection. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Newsletter!

Harlem’s Legendary Samuel Jesse Battle, The First African-American New York City Police Department Officer, 1883 – 1966

Samuel Jesse Battle, January 16, 1883 – August 7, 1966, was an American police officer and the first African-American New York City Police Department officer, sworn in on March 6, 1911. Continue Reading →

Civil Rights Lawyer Jack Greenberg’s Prints And Manuscripts Of African Americana For Sale At Swann Galleries

Swann Galleries’ on Thursday, March 24, 2022, sale Printed Manuscript & African Americana sale will feature important material, from slavery through the civil rights era and into the current period. Continue Reading →