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Celebrating 100 Years of Harlem as the Mecca of Black Culture

Down the Up Staircase: Three Generations of a Harlem Family by David Hughes

July 6, 2018 · Articles

Source:  Public Radio Tulsa, Rich Fisher. (This show first aired back in April.) Our guest is Bruce D. Haynes, a professor in the Department of Sociology at UC-Davis. He’s the co-author of a new memoir, “Down the Up Staircase: Three Generations of a Harlem Family,” which interestingly blends personal narrative, African-American social history, and the

How A’Lelia Walker And The Dark Tower Shaped The Harlem Renaissance

March 2, 2018 · Articles

In 1920s Harlem, everyone clamored for an invitation to one place: a grand townhouse on West 136th Street. There, in what was known as the Walker Studio and later, the Dark Tower, arts patron A’Lelia Walker threw lavish parties attended by poets and writers and artists and musicians and activists of the Harlem Renaissance: Countee