Harlem Fave Zora Neale Hurston’s Last Slave

A previously unpublished work by Zora Neale Hurston, in which the author of Their Eyes Were Watching God recounts the true story of the last known survivor of the Atlantic Continue Reading →

Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Jonah’s Gourd Vine,’ 1934 (Book)

Jonah’s Gourd Vine is a great collectible, by Harlem resident Zora Neale Hurston’s first novel, originally published in 1934, tells the story of John Buddy Pearson, “a living exultation” of Continue Reading →

‘Mules And Men’ By Harlem’s Zora Neale Hurston

Mules and Men by Columbia University graduate and Harlem Renaissance story teller Zora Neale Hurston is a treasury of black America’s folklore as collected by a famous storyteller and anthropologist who grew Continue Reading →

The Fabulous Legend Alvis Rogers Celebrates Her 102nd Birthday (Updated)

By Elizabeth Rankin-Fulcher  On Saturday, April 10, 2021, Ms. Alvis Rogers will celebrate her 102nd birthday with family and friends in New York City. Become an Harlem World Insider – Continue Reading →

Richard Bruce Nugent, Writer, Painter, Advocate And Founder Of The Harlem Cultural Council

Richard Bruce Nugent, July 2, 1906 – May 27, 1987, aka Richard Bruce and Bruce Nugent, was the first black gay and out writer and painter during the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →