Nina Simone performing at the Harlem Cultural Festival (1969)
The first Black professional basketball team “The Renaissance” organized in Harlem. They were known to their many fans and admirers as “The Rens” and they’ve been called “the greatest basketball team you never heard
Sugar Ray Robinson poses with his pink Cadillac in front of one of his two Harlem restaurants, 1950
A fire hydrant refreshes youngsters on a hot day in Harlem, New York, 1977.Photograph by Leroy H. Woodson, National Geographic
Easter Sunday, Harlem, circa 1940. Photo by Weegee.
By Morris Engel
Harlem, New York City 1940. Photo by Martine Barrat