Harlem, often dubbed the Mecca of black culture, has history bursting out of every brownstone. So many people, places, and events that sparked global conversations and movements came from this neighborhood in NYC.
From writers and philosophers to jazz artists and civil rights leaders, Harlem is a place that is never imitated with a community that is often underestimated.
Let’s take a look at some of the events and people that made Harlem famous.
The Great Migration
In 1914, World War I began in Europe, and the northern United States saw a shortage of industrial laborers. To fix this, they …