A brief history of Harlem

Explore the history of the New York neighbourhood of Harlem to understand why investment can cause as many problems as lack of investment and how this has considerable impacts on the African-American community.

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Three African American women in Harlem during the Harlem Renaissance, ca. 1925
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Rowhouse built for the African-American population of Harlem in the 1930s
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Harlem riots, 1964.

But what of the future?

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Street sign at corner of Malcolm X Boulevard and West 125th Street, Harlem, New York.

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