Category: History

A’Lelia Walker Who Made A Ritzy Space For Harlem’s Queer Black Artists

Walker’s Hudson River parties played a crucial role in the Harlem Renaissance: They provided a…

Bobby Womack – Across 110th Street

We continue to be fascinated by “where Harlem begins and ends”. Not just in terms…

Infamous Harlem: Izola Ware Curry Who Stabbed King in 1958 Dies

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

“Your feet will bring you to where your heart is.” Irish Proverb Happy St. Patty’s…

Martin Luther King Day – Alice Walker Adds Perspective

I always love Martin Luther King’s day. It gives me what feels like a special…

QUOTE: Common “Selma is now”

“I am the hopeful black woman who was denied her right to vote. I am…

QUOTE: Nelson Mandela

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live…

The Great Maya Angelou Has Passed On

Maya Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on Wednesday, said her literary…

Obscure Harlem Gems at AtlasObscura (#HarlemObscura)

AtlasObscura.com is “an online compendium of the world’s wonders. ┬áIn addition to the website we…