Metropolitan Baptist Church In Harlem Receives Needed 2021 Sacred Sites Grant

The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced 17 Sacred Sites Grants totaling $267,000 awarded to historic religious properties throughout New York State. Continue Reading →


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100th Anniversary Of Harlem’s Hubert Harrison’s Founding Of The “New Negro Movement”

By Jeffrey B. Perry

One hundred years ago, on June 12, 1917, Hubert Harrison founded the Liberty League of Negro-Americans at a rally attended by thousands at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 52-60 W. 132nd Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →


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Pokémon Go Gameplay On The Streets Of Harlem And How To (video)

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We were surfing on Youtube and found our first video of a Harlemite name Mr. President who did a live stream of the Pokemon Go game right in the heart of Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →


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Hubert Harrison Urges Self-Defense In Harlem, July 4, 1917

hubert harrison in harlemBy Jeffrey B. Perry

On July 4, 1917, The Voice: A Newspaper for the New Negro—the first newspaper of the “New Negro Movement,” edited by Hubert H. Harrison—made its debut at a rally at the Metropolitan Baptist Church at 120 W. 138th Street (we have the address at 151 W 128th Street), between Lenox and Seventh Avenues in Harlem.

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