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How A’Lelia Walker And The Dark Tower Shaped The Harlem Renaissance

March 2, 2018 · Articles

In 1920s Harlem, everyone clamored for an invitation to one place: a grand townhouse on West 136th Street. There, in what was known as the Walker Studio and later, the Dark Tower, arts patron A’Lelia Walker threw lavish parties attended by poets and writers and artists and musicians and activists of the Harlem Renaissance: Countee

7 Important Books from the Harlem Renaissance

February 15, 2018 · Articles

In the first half of the twentieth century, the Harlem Renaissance resulted in an array of outstanding and groundbreaking art, literature, and music that still resonates with audiences today. A number of prominent black artists and intellectuals congregated in Harlem, leading to one of the most significant creative scenes in American cultural history. Some of