Lewis H. Michaux, Our Greatest Bookseller,1932 – 1974 (Video)

Harlem bookseller and civil rights activist Lewis H. Michaux, 1895–1976. Harlem’s Troy Johnson founder of AALBC.com called Michaux “our Greatest Bookseller.” Continue Reading →

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Hubert Harrison, “The Father Of Harlem Radicalism”

Hubert Henry Harrison, April 27, 1883 – December 17, 1927, was a West Indian-American writer, orator, educator, critic, and radical socialist political activist based in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

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A Day On Lexington Avenue And 138th Street, Harlem, NY 1912 (Photograph)

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It’s a cool afternoon with a mother and child quietly standing on the steps of an apartment building at Lexington Avenue and 138th Street in Harlem, New York around 1912.

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Marcus Garvey Speech Harlem, New York 1921 (Audio)

Marcus_Garvey_1924-08-05This is the explanation of the Objects Of The Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), in a studio recording made by African-American leader Marcus Garvey at Liberty Hall in Harlem, New York in July 1921. Continue Reading →

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