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 Continue Reading →
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of New York’s 369th Infantry, join them for a documentary film screening of Men of Bronze (1977), a film about the remarkable African-American men who fought Continue Reading →
The 369th Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment, was an infantry regiment of the United States Army that saw action in World War I Continue Reading →
The History Channel, a.k.a that place where you watch Pawn Stars, Vikings, and that weird-haired guy who talks about aliens, is actually getting back into the history business… thanks to Continue Reading →
The Harlem Armory will be honored with the Lucy G. Moses Award, the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s highest award.
James Reese Europe, 22, February 1881 – 9 May 1919, was an American ragtime and early jazz bandleader, arranger, and composer.
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.