Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. in Harlem

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., National Hero of Jamaica (August 17, 1887 – June 10, 1940), VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader, Hubert Delany….” This monthly post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives.

Sharpton’s “Reclaim The Dream” Rally

Forty-seven years after the historic March on Washington, Reverend Al Sharpton, President of the Harlem based National Action Network and leaders from his over 47 National Action Network chapters across the country. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader, Hubert…

Interview: Harlem’s Max Rodriguez Harlem Book Fair

By Janee Nesbitt Max Rodriguez is the founder and publisher of QBR The Black Book Review, a national literature review that focuses on authors in the African Diaspora. He is the founder and director of Harlem Book Fair (HBF), the nation’s largest African-American book festival and publisher of HBF publishing, who collaborates with Author Solutions,…

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne(born June 30, 1917) is an American singer and actress. She has recorded and performed extensively, independently and with other jazz notables, including Artie Shaw, Teddy Wilson, Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Charlie Barnet, Benny Carter and Billy Eckstine. She currently lives in New York City and no longer makes public appearances. VIDEO…

Madam C.J. Walker

Madam C.J. Walker (December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919) was an African-American businesswoman, hair care entrepreneur and philanthropist. She made her fortune by developing and marketing a hugely successful line of beauty and hair products for black women, under the company she founded, Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a…