Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed

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Join us at the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center for a viewing of Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed Days: Thursday August 11th, 2016 Time: 7:00 PM  – 8:30 PM Price: $8.00 per person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104 Malcolm X Blvd, between 115th & 116th Streets on uptown side of Malcolm X… Read more »

“Miles Ahead”

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Join us at the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center for a viewing of MILES AHEAD directed and starring Don Cheadle. Days: Thursday July 28th, 2016 Time: 7:00 PM  – 9:00 PM Price: $8.00 per person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104 Malcolm X Blvd, between 115th & 116th Streets on uptown side of… Read more »

M & M Smith “For Prosperity’s Sake”

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Join us at the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center for a viewing of M & M Smith : “For Prosperity’s Sake” Days: Thursday August 4th, 2016 Time: 7:00 PM  – 8:30 PM Price: $8.00 per person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104 Malcolm X Blvd, between 115th & 116th Streets on uptown side of… Read more »

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The picture below puzzled me upon first reading in the lower right corner that it was taken in 1910 at 110th Street & Lenox Ave. Immediately I searched the pic for Central Park which starts at 110th Street.  I know that the northern end of Central Park was completed by 1873, so therefore where is the… Read more »

Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

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Celebrate Black History Month and beyond with a Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase consisting of a multimedia Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour visiting the home of Madame CJ Walker, the Savoy Ballroom, original sight of the Cotton Club, the Log Cabin + much more. Video, audio and pictures will accompany tour. Multimedia walking tour is followed by… Read more »

Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

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Celebrate Black History and beyond with a Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase consisting of a multimedia Harlem renaissance walking tour visiting the home of Madame CJ Walker, Savoy Ballroom, original sight of Cotton Club, the Log Cabin + much more.  Harlem renaissance music, video and pictures will accompany tour. Multimedia walking tour is followed by a Harlem… Read more »

Malcolm X Multimedia Harlem Experience

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  Malcolm X Multimedia Harlem Experience The autobiography of Malcolm X is considered by many to be one of the most impactful books of the 20th century having transformed the lives of many who’ve read it. Malcolm X mentions Harlem sights in the historic text associated with his life and time in Harlem, bring your… Read more »

Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

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Celebrate Black History Month and beyond with a Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase consisting of a multimedia Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour visiting the home of Madame CJ Walker, the Savoy Ballroom, original sight of the Cotton Club, the Log Cabin + much more. Video, audio and pictures will accompany tour. Multimedia walking tour is followed by… Read more »

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Days: February 20th, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Price: $25.00 Per Person Meet: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – 135th Street & Malcolm X Blvd., on northwest corner in front of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 2, 3 express (IRT – red line) trains arrives directly to location.  … Read more »

Harlem Civil Rights Multimedia Day Trip

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The Harlem Civil Rights Multimedia Day Trip revisits the tumultuous days of the 1950’s – 1970’s when disenfranchised people engaged in various forms of social protest in an effort to gain civil rights and curb racial discrimination.  Harlem overflows with cultural sights pertaining to the Civil Rights and Black Power periods 1950’s – present, and… Read more »

Harlem Renaissance Day Trip

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The Harlem Renaissance Day Trip focuses on the glorious period of the 1920’s when Harlem was a hot bed of artistic expression. Many educational institutions study the Harlem Renaissance as a part of their educational curriculums – come to Harlem and visit the actual sights associated with icons such as Langston Hughes, Duke Ellington, Zora… Read more »

Harlem Day & Nights Tour Experiences

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Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center is delighted to work with Harlem Park to Park and member organizations in presenting Harlem Days and Nights Cultural Tourism Experiences presented by Harlem Heritage Tours and Harlem Park to Park. Every first Thursday and third Sunday walk through Central Harlem with born and raised tour guide experiencing a… Read more »

Black Greek Harlem – Alpha Phi Alpha

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Authentic Harlem Blog loves the heritage of the Harlem Black Greek community. Members of Alpha Phi Alpha, 1905 at 203 West 138th Street (Stivers Row). Vertner Woodson Tandy, one of the founding members (Seven Jewels) of Alpha Phi Alpha and first African-American registered Architect in New York State lived in Harlem within Strivers Row. We at… Read more »

Year of Day

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“YEAR OF DAY” “YEAR OF DAY” photo exhibition celebrates the 100th birthday of Billie Holiday born April 7th, 1915. Dates: April 19th, 2015 – opening reception. Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Price: Free to Public Meet: 104 Malcolm X Blvd., between 115th & 116th streets – # 2 and 3  trains (Red line on subway… Read more »

Harlem 1960’s

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HARLEM 1960’S Photo exhibition “HARLEM 1960’S” portals one to what everyday life was like for the average Harlem resident in terms of social, economic, cultural and political happening. Do you want to travel back to Harlem of the 1960’s ? Join us and we will take you there! Dates: Opening Feb 6th – Black History… Read more »

I Remember Harlem Parts 1 and 2

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“I Remember Harlem” is a four part series chronicling Harlem history over 350 years intermingling rare footage, great story telling and music, making this production the best ever to teach the story of Harlem. Parts 1 and 2, 1600’s – 1930’s.  A must see for all culture lovers.   Dates: January 4th 2016 –  Time: 11:00 AM… Read more »

I Remember Harlem Parts 3 and 4

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  “I Remember Harlem” four part series chronicling Harlem’s heritage over 350 years (1600’s – 1980’s) intermingling rare footage, great story telling and music making this production the best ever to teach the story of Harlem. Parts 3 and 4 traces 1930’s – 1980’s. Great 1960’s / 1970’s footage.     Dates: Saturday February 6th,… Read more »

James Baldwin – Price of the Ticket

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“James Baldwin – Price of the Ticket” beautifully captures the intellect of the Harlem born Author James Baldwin and the pivotal times he lived in. Bill Miles worked as one of the producers of this film and provided much of the archival footage. Dates: February 10th – Black History Month 2015 Time: 6:30  PM –… Read more »

On the Shoulders of Giants

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On the Shoulders of Giants, produced by Kareem abdul Jabbar tells the story of pioneering basketball players who played during a time preceding the NBA and ABA when Black were considered to be inferior athletes. Harlem players like Pop Gates and the legendary Johnny Issacs were true ambassadors of the game paving the way for… Read more »