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Harlem Renaissance

Happy Birthday, Zora Neale Hurston!

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Born on January 7th 1891, today marks author and activist Zora Neale Hurston's 123rd birthday. Google chose to honor the icon with a Google Doodle....

After Midnight, the Stars Come Out

Danny Groner | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Danny Groner

The new Broadway revue After Midnight squeezes so much song, dance, and fanfare into just 90 minutes that you'll need to catch your breath at the show's ending.

Savoring Harlem: Watching the New Harlem Renaissance Come Alive

Marcus Samuelsson | Posted 04.23.2012 | Home
Marcus Samuelsson

Harlem is alive and thriving, more so now than ever before, and in many cases food is at the center of Harlem's new economic growth. Within the midst of great history and cultural diversity lies a food side of Harlem just waiting to be discovered by those foodies who seek it.

Marriage Equality Film Comes to Harlem

Irene Monroe | Posted 07.04.2011 | New York
Irene Monroe

African American lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities have always existed in Harlem, residing here since this former Dutch enclave became America's Black Mecca in the 1920s.

Jessica Prois

One-On-One With Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: He Talks About His New Classroom Documentary

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Prois | Posted 08.29.2011 | Education

NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is helping teachers bring history alive in their classrooms. He's produced a new documentary, "On the Shoulders of ...

Remembering Trans Heroine Rita Hester

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irene Monroe

This weekend is the Transgender Day of Remembrance, and many of us will be memorializing transgender Americans murdered because of their gender identities or gender expressions.

Defiant Daughter Emerges in Harlem Renaissance Era Drama

Len Hollie | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Hollie

A distinctly New York play finally lands in the city when Knock Me A Kiss, by playwright Charles Smith, begins previews Thursday in its Off-Broadway premiere.

Barack Hussein Obama: Born To Be Hurt?

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Henry Adams

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