UNIA Women’s Brigade On Parade In Harlem, NY 1924

unia-womens-brigadeAnd don’t think it was just the men who were members of Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). There was the UNIA Women’s Brigade founded by Marcus Garvey who sported their own militaristic style uniforms in Harlem, New York, 1924. Continue Reading →

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Echoes Of A Harlem Wedding, Randi Rahm 2017 Bridal (Photography)

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Randi Rahm designs ultra-chic couture garments that one can imagine James Van der Zee photographing, Maria “Nat King” Cole wearing and Romare Bearden painting.

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1960s-70s Abstraction Shines From Bearden To Banneker At Swann Galleries

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Thursday, October 6, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of fantastic African-American Fine Art, featuring a variety of media by artists spanning the last 150 years. Continue Reading →

Miss Suzie Porter, By James Van Der Zee, Harlem, NY 1915

Miss Suzie Porter Harlem photo by James Van Der Zee 1915 1A great image of Harlem resident Miss Suzie Porter at home by legendary Harlem photographer James Van Der Zee, in Harlem New York, 1915.

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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 →

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