Harlem Renaissance’s Anise Boyer, 1930’s

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“… the cutest brown skin girl in Harlem.” – Walter Winchell 

Pretty as a picture Anise Boyer went from being Harlem’s most popular chorine to becoming apart of America’s number one dance team Anise and Aland in the glorious Harlem era in the 1930s. Continue Reading →

Vivian Harris, the Voice of the Apollo Theater (video)

vivian harris harlem ownVivian Harris, the woman known as the ‘voice of the Apollo’ for her long association with the famous Harlem theatre. Continue Reading →

Bill “Bojangles” Robinson

Bill “Bojangles” RobinsonBill “Bojangles” Robinson (May 25, 1878November 25, 1949) was a pioneer and pre-eminent African-American tap dance performer.Childhood. Continue Reading →