The Blues

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

The “New Negro.”

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

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 … More

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, … More