"There is in Harlem a connection between politics and public performance . . . everyone expects a good show. And you tend to get politicians who are larger than life" —Manning Marable
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Special Feature: Treasures from the M. Moran Weston Papers
Rarely seen images from a 1945 Negro Freedom Rally are accompanied by
video of Professor Manning Marable providing historical background on
them. A short slide show of other images from the Weston papers is also
The Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS) Visit our Web site for information on upcoming events related to Harlem history.
A. Philip Randolph remembering the early days of Marcus Garvey's movement in Harlem.
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