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Harlem Renaissance: The Talent That Was Harlem

All the neighborhoods of New York City carry have their ownf exciting stories.  Harlem was and continues to be one of those neighborhoods.  Despite the stumbling blocks of discrimination and racism, Harlem has produced a wealth of most successful artists and professionals.

The individuals below represent a small part of the history of Harlem but researching them will help you to gain an understanding of "The Talent That Was Harlem".

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall Homepage
Opening of Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning and Social Change
Brown vs. Board of Education
Multimedia Resouce from American Radio Works
W.E.B. DuBois Welcome to
America's Library - W.E.B. DuBois
PBS - W.E.B. DuBois
Aaron Douglas
PBS - Aaron Douglas
Drop Me Off in Harlem
Artwork of Aaron Douglas
Art Access
Count Basie
PBS - Count Basie
One More Once
Coleman Hawkins Coleman Hawkins
PBS - Coleman Hawkins
Britannica Article
National Public Radio Interview
Lena Horne
PBS - Lena Horne
Classic Movie Musicals
When Lena Horne Played the Waldorf
Faith Ringgold
PBS - Faith Ringgold
Faith Ringgold Site
Scholastic Interview
Sonny Rollins
Sonny Rollins Homepage
PBS - Sonny Rollins
New York Times - Sonny Rollins
Ishmael Reed

reed picture

Modern American Poets
Reed Exhibition
Roy Eaton
Professional Site
Personal Site
Nicholas Brothers
Official Site
Amazing Feet
African American Registry
Duke Ellington
Official Site
The Man and His Music
PBS - Duke Ellington


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