Harlem’s James Baldwin “Pin Drop Speech” At Cambridge University, 1965 (Video)

Harlem’s James Baldwin delivers an earth-shattering speech with Harlem as his starting point in talking about all black folks at Cambridge University during a debate with William F. Buckley in 1965. 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 →

Harlem’s Zelda Wynn Valdes, 1940’s

The legendary Zelda Wynn Valdes (June 28, 1905 – September 26, 2001) was an African-American fashion designer and costumer. Continue Reading →

William G. Pomeroy Foundation Provides Grant To While We Are Still Here To Celebrate Harlem’s History

From Ethel Waters and Althea Gibson to Marcus Garvey and Langston Hughes, Harlem’s extraordinary historic legacy.

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