As part of our efforts to make accessible various items in our collection holdings, we’ve presented this research guide on highlighting the work and legacy of publisher, entrepreneur, and early Continue Reading →
By Jeffrey B. Perry One hundred years ago, on June 12, 1917, Hubert Harrison founded the Liberty League of Negro-Americans at a rally attended by thousands at Bethel African Methodist Continue Reading →
By Sheron Hamilton-Pearson Inez Dickens is a powerful force in New York politics with many firsts to her name.
Rabbi Arnold Josiah Ford, 23 April 1877 – 16 September 1935, was a self-proclaimed Rabbi and the founder of a black synagogue in Harlem.
Wentworth Arthur Matthew (June 23, 1892 – December 1973), a West Indian immigrant to New York City, was the founder in 1919 of the Commandment Keepers of the Living God, Continue Reading →
Cyril Valentine Briggs, May 28, 1888, Nevis – October 18, 1966, Los Angeles, California, was an African-Caribbean American writer and communist political activist in Harlem, NY.