Ghana President Kwame Nkrumah At the Hotel Theresa in Harlem, 1960

african president iin harlemGhana President Kwame Nkrumah addresses crowd in front of the Hotel Theresa in Harlem. Nkrumah declared the 20,000,000 American negroes constituted the strongest link between the people of North America and Africa. Continue Reading →

Join The Harlem Shakespeare Festival’s Special Kickoff

shaekespeare in harlemAs part of our 50th Anniversary, Harlem is honored to be selected as one of 14 Shakespearean Festivals across North America to be visited by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Continue Reading →

Harlem Regatta Association, 1873

The New York Rowing Association (the “Association”) was founded by returning civil war veterans in Harlem around 1866. Continue Reading →