Hubert Harrison Urges Self-Defense In Harlem, July 4, 1917

By Jeffrey B. Perry On July 4, 1917, The Voice: A Newspaper for the New Negro—the first newspaper of the “New Negro Movement,” edited by Hubert H. Harrison—made its debut at Continue Reading →

Man Of Harlem Style on Lenox Avenue, New York, 1918

A great photograph of a man walking on Lenox Avenue (we’re not sure of cross street) in Harlem, NY 1918. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Weekly Newsletter! Continue Reading →

Joel Augustus Rogers, Author, Journalist, Historian And Harlemite, 1880/3 – 1966

Joel Augustus Rogers, September 6, 1880/3 – March 26, 1966, the Harlem-based Jamaican-American author, journalist, and historian who contributed to the history of Africa and the African diaspora. Become a Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cyril Briggs, Founder And Editor Of The Crusader, 1888 – 1966

Cyril Valentine Briggs, May 28, 1888, Nevis – October 18, 1966, Los Angeles, California, was an African-Caribbean American writer and communist political activist in Harlem, NY. Become a Harlem insider Continue Reading →

Richard B. Moore, The Caribbean Militant Of Harlem 1893–1978

Richard Benjamin Moore, 1893–1978, was an African-Caribbean civil rights activist and prominent communist. He was also one of the advocates of the term African American as opposed to Negro. Become Continue Reading →