Glenn Hunter Talks Harlem History Museum, Garvey, Kennedy And More On The Danny Tisdale Show

Join Glenn Hunter, co-founder and co-executive director of Harlem Cultural Archives as he talks Harlem History Museum, Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside, John F. Kennedy’s PT 59, and more with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →

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 →

Marcus Garvey Called Henrietta Vinton Davis, The “Greatest Woman Of The Negro Race Today” In Harlem

Henrietta Vinton Davis, August 25, 1860 – November 23, 194, was an African-American elocutionist, dramatist, and impersonator. Continue Reading →

Hubert Harrison, “The Father Of Harlem Radicalism”

Hubert Henry Harrison, April 27, 1883 – December 17, 1927, was a West Indian-American writer, orator, educator, critic, and radical socialist political activist based in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Carlos A. Cooks, Between Marcus And Malcolm X

Carlos A. Cooks was born in the Dominican Republic on June 23, 1913. He died in Harlem, New York, on May 5, 1966. Continue Reading →

UNIA Women’s Brigade On Parade In Harlem, NY 1924

unia-womens-brigadeAnd don’t think it was just the men who were members of Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). There was the UNIA Women’s Brigade founded by Marcus Garvey who sported their own militaristic style uniforms in Harlem, New York, 1924. Continue Reading →

Marcus Garvey And The Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) At The Schomburg In Harlem

marcus-garvey1As part of our efforts to make accessible various items in our collection holdings, we’ve presented this research guide on highlighting the work and legacy of publisher, entrepreneur, and early Pan-African leader Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). Continue Reading →

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