Celebrating The Life And Legacy Of Miguel Algarín In East Harlem

Miguel Algarín, the acclaimed and award-winning poet, is one of the founding fathers of the Nuyorican literary movement, and he is one of the original creators of the historical Nuyorican Poets Cafe on the Lower East Side. Continue Reading →

Langston Hughes To E. Ethelred Brown At The Schomburg In Harlem (Audio)

langston-hughes-masters1On September 28, 1954, poet/playwright/activist Langston Hughes wrote to Ethelred Brown, the Jamaica-born founder of the Harlem Community Church, to inquire about his faith and the distinct beliefs his church kept for a series he was planning to write in the Chicago Defender. Continue Reading →