Display Marks Centennial Of 1917 NAACP “The Negro Silent Protest Parade” Organized In Harlem

The Silent Protest Parade on Fifth Avenue on July 28, 1917, one of the first major mass demonstrations by African Americans, will be the focus of a special display of four historic photographs at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, on view from Friday, July 21, through Sunday, July 30. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Grace Nail Johnson, Activist, Arts Patron And Wife Of Writer James Weldon Johnson

Grace Nail Johnson, February 27, 1885 – November 1, 1976, was a civil rights activist and patron of the arts, and wife of writer James Weldon Johnson. Continue Reading →

John E. Nail, Harlem Realtor, Organizer And Visionary, 1883 – 1947

John E. (Jack) Nail, 1883 – 1947, was born in New London, Connecticut, and was a successful Harlem, New York realtor. Continue Reading →