Harlem Renaissance Writer And Storyteller Harlemite Dorothy West, 1907 – 1998

Dorothy West, June 2, 1907 – August 16, 1998, a storyteller and short story writer during the time of the Harlem Renaissance who lived in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

The Gentrification Of Harlem

Harlem has a rich and storied history. It was here that the Harlem Renaissance gave new life to African American music, poetry, literature, dance, art, fashion, theatre, and politics. Continue Reading →

Faces Of Harlem, 100 Portraits, 10 Photographers And 4 Historic Parks In Harlem

In a recent ArtCrawl Harlem Newsletter July 2021, they mention a photography exhibition celebrating the Legacy of the Harlem Renaissance with 100 Harlem Portraits.

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Famous Figures From The Harlem Renaissance Period

In New York City, at the turn of the century from around 1910 up until 1935, the Harlem neighborhood had developed into something of a black cultural mecca.  Continue Reading →

A Day In The Life, A Great Photograph Looking North From 130th Street, Harlem, NY, 1902

A wonderful period black and white photograph set right in the heart of pre-Harlem Renaissance looking north on 130th Street, and 7th Avenue (now, Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd.), Harlem, New York, 1901. Continue Reading →

Nightlife In Harlem – The Harlem Renaissance Ballroom

Harlem is certainly the place to go if you enjoy listening to new music, literature, dance, and art. Continue Reading →

Harlem Needle Arts Show “Up South ” Gets Down On 153rd Street In Harlem

HNA presents Up South, a public art installation honoring the history of those who birthed the movements leading up to, Continue Reading →

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