Harlem’s Jessie Waddell, Founder Of The West Indian Carnival, NY 1920’s

Many slaves brought the tradition of African outdoor ceremonies to the Caribbean. However, once enslaved, they were prohibited from holding public celebrations despite their slaveholders’ engagement in street parades like Continue Reading →

West Harlem’s Arthur Asher Miller 1915 – 2005

Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was a prolific American playwright, essayist, and prominent figure in twentieth-century American theatre. Among his most popular plays are All My Continue Reading →