By Patricia Kime African-American soldiers of the 369th Infantry, known as the Harlem Hellfighters, practice for the upcoming fight in the trenches of the Western Front.
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 Press USA.
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 in WWI.
Rafael Hernández Marín, October 24, 1892 – December 11, 1965, was a Spanish Harlem resident, songwriter, and author of hundreds of popular songs in the Latin American repertoire.
The Harlem River Drive is a 4.20-mile long north–south limited-access parkway built before the Harlem Renaissance in Harlem, New York.
Today, at the 369th Infantry Regiment in Harlem, New York, Representative Adriano Espaillat joined Representative Tom Suozzi, along with U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand.
Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat spoke on the United States House floor in support of H.R. 3642, The Harlem Hellfighters Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2021, which passed in the House earlier this afternoon.
HNA presents Up South, a public art installation honoring the history of those who birthed the movements leading up to,
The New York Pioneer Club was founded in 1936 in Harlem, NY by Joseph Yancey, Bob Douglas, and William Culbreath, the Pioneers was a club for Black and Jewish men and boys.
The Harlem River Drive is a 4.20-mile long north-south parkway in Harlem, New York in the borough of Manhattan.
James Reese Europe, 22, February 1881 – 9 May 1919, was an American ragtime and early jazz bandleader, arranger, and composer.
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 and World War II.
Dorrance Brooks, born 1918 -, an African American soldier who died in France shortly before the end of World War I.
Five New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 369th Sustainment Brigade will travel to France to take part in World War I centennial commemorative events Sept. 19-26, 2018.
A great photograph taken on a bright morning of the High Bridge (the oldest bridge in the NYC), and looking south looking south down at the Harlem River Speedway, aka “The Speedway,” New York, 1904.