By Patricia Kime African-American soldiers of the 369th Infantry, known as the Harlem Hellfighters, practice for the upcoming fight in the trenches of the Western Front.
As the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture continues to expand its services, they encourage you to drop by for a visit to make use of their collections, view their exhibitions, and explore the Schomburg Shop.
HNA presents Up South, a public art installation honoring the history of those who birthed the movements leading up to,
By Yolande Brener and Danielle Imara What aspect of Black History would you like to see more widely understood?
The New York Pioneer Club was founded in 1936 in Harlem, NY by Joseph Yancey, Bob Douglas, and William Culbreath, the Pioneers was a club for Black and Jewish men and boys.
William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholf Smith, November 23, 1893 – April 18, 1973, also known as “The Lion”, was a Harlem cantor, jazz pianist, and a master practitioner of Harlem stride piano during the Harlem Renaissance.
James Reese Europe, 22, February 1881 – 9 May 1919, was an American ragtime and early jazz bandleader, arranger, and composer.
By Olivia Heffernan Walking into Paris Blues is like entering a time warp, it turns out it actually is. Samuel Hargress Jr., 83, opened the Harlem blues and jazz club in 1969 and it hasn’t changed since.
In 1919 when the Treaty of Versailles ended WWI, two years after the U.S. entered the fight with France and Great Britain against Germany, 44 Black colleges existed reports Black Press USA.
Madame E. Toussaint Welcome, born Jennie Louise Van Der Zee, January 10, 1885 – 1956, was an African-American visual artist associated with the Harlem Renaissances.
A 100th Anniversary Observance of the armistice ending the First World War has been set for Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 11 am at Dorrance Brooks Square Park on Edgecombe Avenue in Harlem.
Dorrance Brooks, born 1918 -, an African American soldier who died in France shortly before the end of World War I.
Hyper Allergic reports that marching bands are joyous sights to behold, whether while watching them process down a football field or a decked-out street during Mardi Gras.
A great photograph taken on a bright morning of the High Bridge (the oldest bridge in the NYC), and looking south looking south down at the Harlem River Speedway, aka “The Speedway,” New York, 1904.
On June 17 – 19th, 2017, two hundred children from across New York City showcased the spirit of Harlem at National Dance Institute’s culminating Event of the Year, Harlem Night Song.