HW Pick: The Proud Poppas Photo Project By McCants

proud papa art show in brooklynTyrone Z. McCants, a visual artist and photographer known for his brilliant work in portraiture and photojournalism were he has worked independently as a fathering specialist and fatherhood advocate through a community based group he founded called, Proud Poppas United. Continue Reading →

Eloise & Ruby, Harlem Flappers, New York 1920’s

harlem flappers during the 1920's1Two Harlem Flappers dressed in Harlem street style, we’re not sure of the street address in Harlem, New York 1920’s.

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Seitu’s World: Columbus Day Parade NY (Photos)

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By Seitu Oronde

On October 12, 2015, Fifth Avenue will be transformed during the Columbus Day Parade, the world’s largest celebration of Italian-American culture. Continue Reading →

Canada Lee By James Van Der Zee In Harlem

CANADA LEEThis great image of actor and civil rights activist Canada Lee taken by Harlem Renaissance master photographer James Van Der Zee at the G.G.G. Photo Studio, 2077-7th Avenue, Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Meet the Unforgetable Personalities Of Harlem’s Iconic, Paris Blues Bar

Ruben Natal-San Miguel (sliderBy Souleo

While the jazz-fueled heyday of the Harlem Renaissance era has long since played its last note, there are a few places in the historic ‘Black Mecca’ that continue to honor its legacy amid rapid gentrification.

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Morningside Park, N. Y. City 1905 (Looking North)

Manhattan-Avenue in harlemMorningside Park design to Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux at 110th Street, looking north up Manhattan Avenue in Morningside heights in West Harlem, New York, 1905.

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Black Suburbia: From Levittown to Ferguson In Harlem

BlackSuburbiaWhat do the suburbs teach us about the black experience, family ideals, community, and racial identity? How is the myth of the American Dream complicated by the African American suburban experience? Continue Reading →

Horse Drawn Carriage On Lenox Avenue Harlem, NY 1910

upclose-view-of-horse-wagon-on-lenox-avenue-135th-street-harlem-ny-1910-24Up-close view of horse drawn carriage and wagon loaded with material on Lenox Avenue and 135th Street in Harlem, New York 1910

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The Claremont Hotel, Harlem, New York 1915


A spectacular night-time photograph looking south of the Claremont Hotel, located just a block north of Grant’s Tomb, was a legendary, Riverside venue (between 121st and 123rd Streets) for the well-to-do in its day in West Harlem, New York.
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