Celebrate Harlem With A Renaissance Tour, A Drag Brunch And Vogue Dancing

The Black and LGBT community had a tremendous impact on not only the trajectory of the Harlem Renaissance but on the type of community Harlem would grow into as well. Continue Reading →

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Nana Camille Yarbrough On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

Join Nana Camille Yarbrough, as she talks Katheryn Dunham, Josephine Baker, Paris, her recent reading “Celebrating Nana Camille’s Journey as an Artist and Cultural Custodian at the Schomburg in Harlem and more with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →

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In 1949, Hugh Hefner Commissions Harlem’s Zelda Wynn Valdes To Design The Playboy Bunny Custome

The legendary Harlemite Zelda Barbour Wynn Valdes (June 28, 1905 – September 26, 2001), was an African-American fashion designer and costumer based in Harlem who designed the original Playboy Bunny costume. Continue Reading →

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“Drop Me Off In Harlem,” By Guinness Book Of World Record Holder Adelaide Louise Hall

Adelaide Louise Hall was a dynamo, she was born on the 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer. Continue Reading →

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Adelaide Louise Hall’s Rich Harlem History, 1901 – 1993 (Audio Video)

Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer. Continue Reading →

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Dorothy Dandridge In The Mermaid Gown, By Harlem’s Zelda Wynn Valdes, 1953

Dorothy Dandridge wearing the fabulous “Mermaid Gown” dress by Harlem designer to the stars Zelda Wynn Valdes. In 1948, Valdes opened her boutique, Chez Zelda, on Broadway and 158th Street, Harlem New York. Continue Reading →

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I’m A Black Gentrifier In Harlem

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Originally posted on August 15th, 2015:

The other day, I was walking back to my Harlem apartment when I stumbled upon a very shocking sign in front of a black church. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Zelda Wynn Valdes, 1940’s

Zelda_Wynn_Valdes1The legendary Zelda Wynn Valdes (June 28, 1905 – September 26, 2001) was an African-American fashion designer and costumer. Continue Reading →

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