Richard Bruce Nugent, Writer, Painter, Advocate And Founder Of The Harlem Cultural Council

Richard Bruce Nugent, July 2, 1906 – May 27, 1987, aka Richard Bruce and Bruce Nugent, was the first black gay and out writer and painter during the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →


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The Rockland Palace Dance Hall, Harlem NY 1920

the Hamilton Lodge BallThe Rockland Palace was a famous event hall at the corner of 155th street and Frederick Douglass Avenues in Harlem, where political rallies, sport events, concerts, and elaborate dragballs were held during the Harlem Renaissance.  Continue Reading →


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