In New York City, at the turn of the century from around 1910 up until 1935, the Harlem neighborhood had developed into something of a black cultural mecca. Continue reading
The growth of jazz music was one of the main features of the Harlem Renaissance
The Harlem Renaissance was one of the most important revivals of 20th
century America. Continue reading
An amazing photograph looking North at the demolition of Harlem's former rolling hills into "The Greatest Grid," at Eighth Avenue from 106th Street looking northeast towards West Harlem
around the 1870s.
The Harlem Renaissance
is the name given to a period in the early twentieth century, roughly from the 1910s through to the mid-1930s, when a considerable amount of artistic works, including literature, art, stage performance, and music, came out of Harlem.Continue reading
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Since the days of the Renaissance, Harlem has served as the epicenter of art, literature, music and fashion. Continue reading
A Queens teenager visiting his aunt in Harlem heard the chilling words “It’s time to get lit” before bullets suddenly pierced his right thigh and right foot.Continue reading