In early 20th century Harlem, New York, these cards would have been your ticket to a good time.They advertise what was known as “Harlem rent parties”, a social phenomenon that began in the 1920s where black folks in Harlem would raise money to pay their rent by throwing a party. Continue Reading →
The Harlem Renaissance speaks to a beautiful time period in American history, specifically black American history. The Harlem Renaissance birthed, cultivated and celebrated African-American cultural and artistic contributions to the U.S. creative and cultural art sectors. Continue Reading →
On top of being one of the greatest soul food restaurant in Harlem history join the 2nd and 3rd Generations Owners of Sylvia’s share their rich culinary insight plus the unveiling of the Sylvia Woods Pioneer Award Continue Reading →
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 →