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 →
Adelaide Louise Hall, 20 October 1901 – 7 November 1993, was an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer. Continue Reading →
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 →
The legendary Zelda Wynn Valdes (June 28, 1905 – September 26, 2001) was an African-American fashion designer and costumer. Continue Reading →
The occasion of this tribute to Lena Horne is to continue to plant the cultural and historical seeds of awareness, through the remembrance and homage to Lena Mary Calhoun Horne during the month of her birth (b. June thirtieth, 1917), 97 years ago in Brooklyn, NY.