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Black Capital: Harlem in the 1920s

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This exhibition celebrates the rich and diverse culture of Harlem, New York. In the 1920s and 1930s, Harlem became a symbol of the African American struggle for civil and economic equality while emerging as a flourishing center of black culture, art and music. The vitality of the cultural, social and political activity of this notable place and time in American history forever altered the encounters of black and white New Yorkers and had far-reaching effects on American society as a whole.

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New York State Museum
  • 222 Madison Ave.
  • Albany, NY 12230