This is the Fifth Avenue intersection street view looking north from 110th Street showing a movie theater, billboards, and gas station, on October 6, 1929.
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Just east of Park Avenue at 125th street, the building in the center of this photograph was once The Harlem Hall. Continue reading
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Tribes of Humanity
Dinner, Documentary & Discussion series
3 days, 3 months, 3rd Sunday… 3 documentaries that will change the way you see the world & each other.
We shall be presenting a special, undisclosed, surprise documentary, every 3rd Sunday for 3 months.
This Sunday Jan 24
at the Black Box Theater located at 308 w 133 St, NY, NY,
“Know Thy Enemy,” a Hadley Players offering featured at the Democracy Prep Charter School, located at 207 West 133rd Street, in Harlem, is a must see play that will run until March 8th. Written and directed by Lillie Redwood, and performed by an esteemed cast, “Know Thy Enemy,” is the story of the Hunters, a freed black family who lived in the slave state of New York in the late 17th century. Believing their status as free educated black people was protection against slavery, the family soon found they were not exempt from kidnappers who stole the family and forced them back into slavery.
Having known freedom, Joshua Hunter was determined to get free. Once he did, he rescued his family one by one with the help of other escaped slaves who hid in secret runaway maroon camps in the swamps of Georgia and parts of Florida. As laws changed it became more and more dangerous and difficult for escaped slaves to find safe havens anywhere within the USA at that time. Continue reading