In New York City, at the turn of the century from around 1910 up until 1935, the Harlem neighborhood had developed into something of a black cultural mecca.
HNA presents Up South, a public art installation honoring the history of those who birthed the movements leading up to,
Black-owned businesses, cultural organizations, and community organizations across the state of New York, led by the Harlem Business Alliance, are racing against the clock to modify major pillars within the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA).
The state of New York depicts the gambling laws for Harlem. Most of the gambling legislation New York has dates back hundreds of years.
The Nest Club was a cabaret in Harlem, more specifically an after-hours club, at 169 West 133rd Street – a street known then both as “Swing Street” and “Jungle Alley”.
Gambling laws in modern-day New York State are confusing and at times contradictory, but it hasn’t always been this way.
By Jeffrey B. Perry The forthcoming, December 2020, Columbia University Press publication of “Hubert Harrison: The Struggle for Equality, 1918-1927,” follows “Hubert Harrison: The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1918.”
What an incredible video from Harlem Heritage Tours about Harlem man Wilbur, as he talks on the history of the Harlem Numbers industry or “the Harlem numbers game” in Harlem and it’s history.
Hubert Henry Harrison, April 27, 1883 – December 17, 1927, was a West Indian-American writer, orator, educator, critic, and radical socialist political activist based in Harlem, New York.