Rabbi Wentworth Arthur Matthew Founder Of The Living God In Harlem, 1892 – 1973

Wentworth Arthur Matthew (June 23, 1892 – December 1973), a West Indian immigrant to New York City, was the founder in 1919 of the Commandment Keepers of the Living God, a Black Hebrew congregation. Continue Reading →

Are You A Historic Harlem Parks Harlem Youth Gardeners (HYG) Team Member?

The Harlem Youth Gardeners (HYG) Team Members will work part-time Monday – Friday (19hr/wk) over the summer, assisting with gardening and park maintenance work in four Historic Harlem Parks (Jackie Robinson, Marcus Garvey, Morningside, and St. Nicholas), New York, New York. Continue Reading →

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 →