Welcome to Hearing Harlem!

The luster of twentieth-century America was seductive. The age of modernity was ushered in by the automobile, motion picture, radio,…

The Blues

By 1860, there were roughly four million Africans enslaved in the United States. Forcibly transplanted to a new land, they…

The “New Negro.”

Alain LeRoy Locke has been proclaimed as the “Dean of the Harlem Renaissance” for his conviction to cultivating cultural change in…

How Does It Feel to be a Problem?

“How does it feel to be a problem?” African American intellectual, William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, hereafter W.E.B. Du Bois, posited this query…