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Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory, October 12, 1932 – August 19, 2017, was an American civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, comedian, conspiracy theorist, and occasional actor throughout Harlem for decades. Continue Reading →
On May 5th, 1985 the Apollo Theatre‘s renovation is celebrated with a 50th Anniversary grand reopening and television special, “Motown Salutes the Apollo,” with George Michael featuring Smokey Robinson singing “Careless Whispers,” in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →
1. Langston Hughes’ Harlem Brownstone
One of the most prominent figures during the Harlem Renaissance, acclaimed poet and author Langston Hughes resided in his Harlem brownstone, which is located on 20. East 127th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →