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"Luke Cage" Guide to Black American Culture

Reading lists and music used and referenced in the Netflix superhero series, "Luke Cage."

Historical Figures

Lists of historical figures from Harlem history including those mentioned during the course of Season 1 of "Luke Cage."

Notable Harlem Personalities on Video

Two Dollars and a Dream

A biography of Madame C.J. Walker, the child of slaves freed by the Civil War, who became America s first self-made millionairess. To access the video, scroll down click on any of the red links under the, "Find Online" section.

Been Rich All My Life

Meet the Silver Belles, five tap dancers who performed in 1930's Harlem at the Apollo and the Cotton Club.

Malcolm X

Federal Bureau of Investigations Files on Malcolm X

The FBI investigated many prominent figures in the African American community as security threats. Malcom X (born Malcolm K. Little) was no exception.

Marcus Garvey

Schomburg Research Guide: Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA)

A guide to documents, photos and other archival materials on Marcus Garvey

Marcus Garvey's FBI Investigation File Online

The FBI investigated many prominent figures in the African American community as security threats.

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