Imani Jewelry Celebrates 30 Years

imani jewelry 30th in harlemThe title of Harlem Renaissance writer, Claude McKay’s best seller, “Home to Harlem” reflects the sentiment of Norma and Traci Lilly, owners of Imani Jewelry.  Continue Reading →

W. A. Domingo, Harlem, 1919-

W.A. Domingo in harlemApart from Randolph and the Messenger crew, there was another organization that attacked Garvey just as bitterly—the African Blood Brotherhood (ABB). Continue Reading →

Fredericka Carolyn “Fredi” Washington, Harlem (video)

Fredi washingtonFredericka Carolyn “Fredi” Washington (December 23, 1903 – June 28, 1994) was an accomplished African American dramatic film actress, … Continue Reading →

Kass Fashion Report: The Great Gatsby: Harlem Renaissance Style

GGatsby_Kass_ Pic#2This fashion spotlight pays homage to the early 1920’s and the timeless fashion inspirations therein. Continue Reading →

Gay Pride Month: Harlem’s LGBT Icons

President Obama’s recent endorsement of same sex marriage has been a huge triumph in both the LGBT and black community. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: ArtCrawl Harlem Returns

By Walter Rutledge

The ArtCrawl Harlem 2011 was such a resounding success that an additional tour has been planned for Saturday September 10th, which will precede the September 2nd 100th Birthday of Romare Bearden.

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Claude McKay And Baroness V. Freytag, 1922

January 10, 1922, in Harlem, New York with “Claude McKay and Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven.” Continue Reading →