A New Book On The “Coal, War & Love,” Of The Amazing Harlem Hellfighters

Emerging author, activist, and educator Rudean Leinaeng long desired to tell the compelling historical love story of her grandparents, as well as chronicle the lives of African-Americans in early 20th century New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Hellfighters, Harlem, NY 1913 (Photographs)

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. Continue Reading →

NY Army National Guard Head To France To Mark History Of Harlem Hellfighters

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. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Black Veterans Question Military Bases Named After Confederate Soldiers

By Charles Blatcher, III

Statues, monuments, government buildings and military installations are supposedly named in honor of outstanding individuals deserving of the recognition. Continue Reading →

A Harlem Marching Band Celebrates Its Roots

Hyper Allergic reports that marching bands are joyous sights to behold, whether while watching them process down a football field or a decked-out street during Mardi Gras. Continue Reading →

The Harlem From High Bridge, NY 1905 (Photograph)

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 Speedwayaka “The Speedway,” New York, 1904. Continue Reading →

NDI’s Harlem State Of Mind End Of Year Performance

On June 17 – 19th, 2017, two hundred children from across New York City showcased the spirit of Harlem at National Dance Institute’s culminating Event of the Year, Harlem Night Song.  Continue Reading →

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