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Across New York, a Summertime Tour of Public Art

Across New York, a Summertime Tour of Public Art A paradox: In an age when privacy has dwindled, public space seems to be atrophying too. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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A Noose at the Smithsonian Brings History Back to Life

A Noose at the Smithsonian Brings History Back to Life The person who recently left a noose at the National Museum of African American History and Culture clearly intended to intimidate, by deploying one of the most feared symbols in … Continue reading

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From Cuba, a Stolen Myth

From Cuba, a Stolen Myth Late last week, the Trump administration announced that it would be re-abnormalizing the relationship between the United States and Cuba. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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Columbia’s New Harlem Museum Opens, With Art From Its Neighbors

Columbia’s New Harlem Museum Opens, With Art From Its Neighbors New York, New York, is the city so nice it got two of everything: two baseball teams, two decrepit airports and now two riverside art galleries designed by the Italian … Continue reading

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Angry Over Zillow’s Home Prices? You Can Win a Prize by Improving Them

Angry Over Zillow’s Home Prices? You Can Win a Prize by Improving Them SEATTLE — It’s one of the oldest tricks in an internet company’s playbook. Concoct a tool that gives the public new statistics on something — the quality … Continue reading

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Charlamagne Tha God Loves Telling Middle America About Black Privilege

Charlamagne Tha God Loves Telling Middle America About Black Privilege As co-host of the radio program “The Breakfast Club,” you call yourself “the prime minister of pissing people off.” But your new book, “Black Privilege,” is less about aggravation and … Continue reading

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From Renter to Owner, and Still Firmly Planted in Harlem

From Renter to Owner, and Still Firmly Planted in Harlem For six years, Brooke Ray shared a Harlem two-bedroom with a college friend. Most recently, she was paying $900 for her half. Buying a home of her own was a … Continue reading

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Review: Dance Theater of Harlem Regains Its Footing

Review: Dance Theater of Harlem Regains Its Footing There was a time, five to 10 years ago, when it seemed that Dance Theater of Harlem might not survive. The company, founded in 1969 to prove that African-Americans could master ballet, … Continue reading

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Harlem’s French Renaissance

Harlem’s French Renaissance Harlem has long had a romance with France. Well before the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s, African-American artists and musicians traveled to France to broaden their artistic vision or to escape the daily oppression of American racism. … Continue reading

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Meet the Executioner. Your Amateur Night at the Apollo Is Over.

Meet the Executioner. Your Amateur Night at the Apollo Is Over. C. P. Lacey glanced at his oversized silver watch and began tap-dancing across the floor of his cramped dressing room in Harlem. There was pep in his fleet-footed steps. … Continue reading

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