From Harlem To Hollywood Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Is Everyday

During the less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, black folks achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the previous 350 years had produced. Continue Reading →

Dr. King’s Global Inspiration And Influence Explored At The Schomburg In Harlem

With Crusader: Martin Luther King Jr., the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presents an intimate photo travelogue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as an ideological pilgrim, global citizen, traveler, and friend. Continue Reading →

Mr. Soul! Ellis Haizlip And the Birth of Black Power TV (Video)

Right on the heels of the Civil Rights Movement, one fearless Black pioneer reconceived a Harlem Renaissance for a new era, ushering giants and rising stars of Black American culture onto the national television stage. Continue Reading →

A Conversation With The Legendary Harlem Fave Harry Belafonte

Three-time Grammy Award—winning musician, Actor and Activist Harry Belafonte is one of the most successful Jamaican-American artists of all time, renowned for bringing the Caribbean sound to the international mainstream.

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Lewis H. Michaux, Our Greatest Bookseller,1932 – 1974 (Video)

Harlem bookseller and civil rights activist Lewis H. Michaux, 1895–1976. Harlem’s Troy Johnson founder of AALBC.com called Michaux “our Greatest Bookseller.” Continue Reading →