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Harlem 1948 Episode 8 Murder!

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The words of the wicked lie in blood.

Harlem 1948 Episode 6 Schemes within schemes

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Crooked paths cross.

Harlem 1948 Episode 5 My man, sweet as chocolate!

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As a teenager, Juanita Hill sang in the church choir at the local Catholic church. The year after the release of “Miracle in Harlem,” Hill won a Tony Award for her role as Bloody Mary in the Oscar and Hammerstein production of the Broadway play “South Pacific.”

Harlem 1948 Episode 4 The Schemers

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Secularists defraud the pious folk.

Harlem 1948 Episode 3 The candy-making family

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Harlem’s middle class.

Harlem 1948 Episode 2 The Preacher

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Creighton Thompson (1889-1969) plays Reverend Jackson. The actor sang with James Reese Europe’s orchestra which in 1913 was the first African American orchestra to make a recording.

Harlem 1948 Episode 1

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In August 1948 Hollywood premiered “Miracle in Harlem” at the Apollo Theater in Harlem for the segregated African American audience. The film celebrated church life, small businesses, and the people of Harlem.

Harlem Journey finished!

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The Yin and Yang of Old School PKs, Part 2. Roderick Caesar, Jr.–A Consistent Path

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  When you hear the term “Preacher’s Kids,” what image comes into your mind? The PKs of NY series will explore the lives and views PKs. The story is told through the voices of a dozen PKs from the five boroughs of the city and from different faith backgrounds. Part one reflects on the older [...]

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