Nora Douglas Holt was born in 1885 or 1890, she was an American singer, composer and music critic, who was born in Kansas and was the first African American to receive a masters degree in the United States. Continue Reading →
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Morningside Opera, Harlem Opera Theater, and The Harlem Chamber Players are joining forces to present a semi-staged concert production of the Harlem Renaissance opera Voodoo by Harry Lawrence Freeman.
Singer, producer and “Voice” judge Pharrell Williams is one of six new directors for Harlem’s Apollo Theater. Continue Reading →
We at Harlem World naturally aim to keep that Harlem Renaissance spirit alive whenever possible: experience its legendary birthplace, where so many giants such as James Weldon Johnson, Zora Neale Hurston, Claude McKay,
Creating a sensation with her risqué nightclub act and strolls down the Champs Elysées, pet cheetah in tow, the Missouri born Josephine Baker lives on in popular memory as the during the Harlem Renaissance, became a muse for Harlem’s Langston Hughes banana-skirted siren of Jazz Age Paris. Continue Reading →
Flowers, Carl Van Vechten’s Harlem Renaissance still life reflection is circa., is Harlem during 1920’s – 1930’s, Continue Reading →
Flowers, Carl Van Vechten, channels a movement during the Harlem Renaissance, circa.,1920’s – 1930’s, Continue Reading →
A photograph of members of the Harlem Air Squadron at the Roosevelt Field Airport in Long Island, New York, 1935.
This year marks the 11th Annual Charles B. Benenson Entrepreneur Awards. It is with great pleasure that we announce this year’s Inspiration Award will be presented to Bernard Oyama. Continue Reading →
Alain LeRoy Locke, philosopher, writer, and educator, was born on this date, September 13, 1886, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Continue Reading →