Bert Williams, Harlem

Egbert Austin “Bert” Williams (November 12, 1874 – March 4, 1922) was one of the preeminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time.

“(Bert Williams was)…central to the development of a global black modernism centered in Harlem’s Renaissance.”

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Harlem Man Protects Queen At Royal Wedding

Denton John will have a front row seat for tomorrow’s Royal Wedding – as the only American protecting the Queen.

In his shining breastplate, red plume, sword and immaculately-pressed uniform, the 23-year-old New Yorker is a proud member of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment. Continue Reading →