The Harlem Renaissance And What Makes A Leader Great

The Harlem Renaissance is the name given to a period in the early twentieth century, roughly from the 1910s through to the mid-1930s, when a considerable amount of artistic works, including literature, art, stage performance, and music, came out of Harlem. Continue Reading →

Owney “The Killer” Madden Owner Of Harlem’s Cotton Club, 1925-1931

Owen Vincent Madden, December 18, 1891 – April 24, 1965, known as Owney Madden and nicknamed “The Killer”, was a leading underworld figure in Manhattan, most notable for his involvement in organized crime during Prohibition. Continue Reading →

New Online Book Displays Celebrating Harlem Renaissance 100 At Columbia University

The Gottesman Libraries is pleased to announce the launch of two new online book displays in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →

A Harlem Renaissance, From Douglass To Dubois Free Audio Books

Open Society has provided us all with the free links to downloadable audiobooks, which are from Harlem’s renaissance of mostly classics, during the COVID Crisis. Continue Reading →

Ailey II Celebrates The Harlem Renaissance And More At The Ailey Citigroup Theater

On the heels of a successful world tour to over 30 cities, Ailey II, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s junior company that serves as a bridge between The Ailey School, will return to its home, The Ailey Citigroup Theater.

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From One Renaissance To Another, Experience The Villa Mangiacane Masterpiece In Tuscany

As we celebrate the 100th year of the Harlem Rennaissance, at the beautiful Villa Mangiacane, one can celebrate the 15th century renaissance in Tuscany, Italy. Continue Reading →

Black Folks Worshiped In Own Spaces Before Slavery’s End From New York To Alabama,

On a narrow street in Harlem sits the oldest black church in New York state, one of many black congregations that developed in the decades before slavery ended nationwide and that worked for its abolition. Continue Reading →