‘Harlem’ Cowboy Herb Jeffries Dies (video)

Herb Jeffries, the jazz singer and actor who performed with Duke Ellington and was known as the “Bronze Buckaroo” in a series of all-black 1930s Westerns, died of heart failure Sunday morning at a Los Angeles hospital. He was 100. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is…

Rare “Two-Gun Man From Harlem,” Lobby Card, 1938, NY

Two-Gun man From Harlem, 1938, with All Negro Cast vintage original lobby card, made in the USA. Starring Herb Jeffries, Marguerite Whitten, Clarence Brooks, Mantan Moreland, Matthew ‘Stymie’ Beard, directed by Richard C. Kahn, Merit Pictures/Sack Amusement Enterprises. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in…

Harlem’s Duke Ellington, Photograph By Lee Tanner (video)

Duke Ellington When his drummer Sonny Greer was invited to join the Wilber Sweatman Orchestra in New York City, Ellington made the fateful decision to leave behind his successful career in Washington, D.C., and move to Harlem, becoming one of the figures of the Harlem Renaissance. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark…