Big Onion Walking Tour: Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Historic Harlem
At the center of African American history and culture, Harlem is one of New York’s most significant neighborhoods. This tour explores the history of Harlem, from its origins as a Dutch village in the 1600s, through its transformation into the “Capital of Black America” by the 1920s.
Stops could include:
- Abyssinian Baptist Church
- The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
- Striver’s Row
- the Apollo Theater
- the Big Apple Nightclub
- and sites associated with W.E.B. Du Bois, the Harlem Renaissance, Madame C.J. Walker, Marcus Garvey, Malcolm X, and many others.
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