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Celebrating 100 Years of Harlem as the Mecca of Black Culture

The Harlem Hellfighters – Vintage Photographs of The African-American 369th Infantry Regiment during World War I

July 15, 2018 · Articles · Blog

First organized in 1916 as the 15th New York National Guard Infantry Regiment and manned by black enlisted soldiers with both black and white officers, the U.S. Army’s 369th Infantry Regiment, popularly known as the “Harlem Hellfighters,” was the best known African American unit of World War I. Federalized in 1917, it prepared for service in

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