Integrity Harlem presents Gay Garden Get Together with a talks Langston Hughes, an LGBT Circle of Friendships, Talent & Creativity with Harlem historian John Reddick.
The event will celebrate 50 Year Anniversary Stonewall Riots & LGBTQ Civil Rights Struggle with Joh Reddick. John Reddick is an architectural and cultural historian and a recent Columbia University Community Scholar. He was a founding member of Harlem PRIDE and currently serves as its Vice President. This year’s Harlem PRIDE 2019 represents the community’s 10th Anniversary celebration! As a resident of Harlem, Reddick has also explored its rich cultural history, with a particular focus on Harlem’s Black & Jewish Music Culture (1890-1930). From that period until today, Harlem has natured an array of LGBT talents, from Lorenz Hart to James Baldwin, Alberta Hunter and Billie Holiday, to Billy Strayhorn and Storme. Mr. Reddick is a graduate of Ohio State University and the Yale University School of Architecture.
The event is Free, Open to Public Music, Refreshments and Rev. Canon Terence Alexander Lee is the Rector.
Call the Parish Office, 212.862.4940 for more information or Tod Roulette, events coordinator at this email if you would like to become a sponsor or interview participants.
Sunday, June 2nd, 12-3 pm ET
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 204 West 134th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. and Frederick Douglass Blvd.