Countee Cullen, Harlem, New York 1903 – 1946

Counteecullen1Countee Cullen May 30, 1903 – January 9, 1946, born as Coleman Rutherford, was an African American poet, author and scholar who was a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance. (He pronounced his name “Coun-tay”, not “Coun-tee”.)

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Harlem Neighborhood Health Centers To Host A Community Consultation

harlem 2020The East and Central Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Centers will host a community consultation on January 26, 2016 at the Countee Cullen Library located at 104 West 135th Street from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. Continue Reading →

‘The Spirit of Dolls’ And Talk With Tanya Montegut In Harlem

Tanya Montegut and Dolls by MonTQ were one of the featured vendors at the UConn Stamford 9th annual Black History Month Celebration Tuesday. Hour photo / Erik Trautmann

Tanya Montegut and Dolls by MonTQ were one of the featured vendors at the UConn Stamford 9th annual Black History Month Celebration Tuesday.
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The Urban Thread Salon Series presents Film screening: Why Do You Have Black Dolls? by Samatha Knowles followed by The Spirit of Dolls:  A conversation with doll artist Tanya Montegut at the Countee Cullen Library in Harlem US, NY. Continue Reading →