Ida Bell Wells-Barnett July 16 1862 – March 25 1931

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (July 16, 1862 – March 25, 1931) was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, and an early leader in the civil rights movement. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get more at Harlem History.

How Harlem Tried To Save The Caged Man In The Bronx Zoo

The black clergymen who had been summoned to Harlem’s Mount Olivet Baptist Church for an emergency meeting on the morning of Monday 10 September 1906, arrived in a state of outrage. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get more…

HW Pick: African Americans’ Memorial Day

The first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get more at Harlem History.

The Harlem Chicks And The Harlem Queens Basketball Team, 1958-1960

The Dempsey Hovland‘s who managed the House of David basketball team in the 1930s, also created the New York Harlem Chicks basketball team the first all female African-American basketball team in the USA, the female version of the Harlem Globetrotters. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is…

Titanic Survivors Footsteps in Harlem

As you may have heard, the Titanic never reached New York. But about 700 of its passengers and crew did get here on the night of April 18, 1912, three days after the sinking. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural…