Harlem Presbyterian Church, Harlem, NY,1890-1915

The Harlem Presbyterian Church, East 125th Street and Madison Avenue, Harlem, New York, undated, 1890-1915. 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.

Harlem’s Milton ‘Mr. Television’ Berle 1908 – 2002

Milton Berle (July 12, 1908 – March 27, 2002) was an American comedianand actor. As the host of NBC’s Texaco Star Theater (1948–55), he was the first major American television star and was known to millions of viewers as “Uncle Miltie” and “Mr. Television” during TV’s golden age.  VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem…

The Niggerati Manor In Harlem

The Niggerati was the name used, with deliberate irony, by Wallace Thurman for the group of young African American artists and intellectuals of the Harlem Renaissance. “Niggerati” is a portmanteau of “nigger” and “literati”. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights…

The Apollo’s Chiquita Renee “Kiki” Shepard (video)

Chiquita Renee “Kiki” Shepard (born July 15, 1951) is an American television host, best known as the longtime co-host of It’s Showtime at the Apollo. 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…