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The Harlem Renaissance

~ New posts will be added throughout the month of February ~ 

A street in Harlem’s shopping district during the 1930’s. Photo by PhotoQuest/Getty Images (Poetry Foundation) … 335 more words

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A Century of Women Who Changed Literature: the 1930s

Commissioned by Ponder journal

Hurston, a prolific folklorist and novelist who documented the African American culture of the rural South, died penniless in 1960. Her writings were tossed into a fire outside her house after her death, left to burn until a passing friend salvaged them from the flames. 586 more words

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Our Harlem

Marcus Samuelsson is an Ethiopian Swedish chef – he was born in Ethiopia but when he was separated from his biological parents during a civil war, he was adopted and raised by a Swedish family. 454 more words

African American

Billionaire Burke Recruits Gunna For "My Slime" Visual

East Harlem’s Billionaire Burke linked up with Atlanta star Gunna for the release of the “My Slime” visual. In August of 2019, Burke released his debut project… 189 more words

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Read Like Me: Wednesday, February 19, 2020

“THIS HOUSE IS PACKED WITH ALL THE FACTS ABOUT ALL THE BLACKS ALL OVER THE WORLD.” That’s what it says above our door. We own this place, this house-the National Memorial African Bookstore. 170 more words

JORDAN CASTEEL DEBUTS AT THE NEW MUSEUM

Jordan Casteel is having her first New York solo museum show at the tender age of 31. An exhibition of nearly 40 canvases spanning seven years — opens at the New Museum on Feb. 391 more words

West Harlem Art Fund

BELGISCHE PRIMEUR IN HARLEM: CHOCOLADEMOUSSE BAR

Johan Halsberghe, een Antwerpse chef die enkele jaren geleden verse chocolademousse begon te maken voor betere voedingszaken, lanceerde deze week Mojo, de eerste chocolademousse bar in de VS. 282 more words

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