Juneteenth, The 155th Year Of American History From Harlem To Harare (Video)

Juneteenth (a portmanteau of June and nineteenth; also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day) is a holiday celebrating the liberation of slaves in the United States. Continue Reading →

Library Of Congress Acquires Nearly 100,000 Images By Harlem Photographer Shawn Walker

It’s Halloween in Harlem, sometime in the 1970s. Five children stand in a shadowed doorway: Mickey Mouse and a little monster pose at the top of the steps, while Superman is already on the move toward the next house. Continue Reading →

“Home To Harlem” Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis And More Archives Now Available To Public

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is pleased to announce the latest milestones in its ongoing “Home to Harlem” initiative.

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Celebrating The Centennial Of The Harlem Renaissance, Inspiration Sun Ra And More

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 35 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, is proud to present its Fall 2019 seasons of performances. Continue Reading →

7 Authors Free Audio Books Inspired By The Harlem Renaissance

We’ve curated Open Culture‘s list of hundreds of downloaded free audio books, mostly classics, that you can access on your MP3 player or computer with authors who have been inspired by the Harlem Renaissance for your listening pleasure. Continue Reading →

Harlem Legend Rosa Guy, Harlem Writers Guild Co-Founder And More, 1922-2012

Rosa Cuthbert Guy (/ˈɡiː/), September 1, 1922 – June 3, 2012, was a Trinidad-born American writer who grew up in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Mr. Soul! Ellis Haizlip And the Birth of Black Power TV (Video)

Right on the heels of the Civil Rights Movement, one fearless Black pioneer reconceived a Harlem Renaissance for a new era, ushering giants and rising stars of Black American culture onto the national television stage. Continue Reading →