Harlem Is Nowhere - A Journey to the Mecca of Black America
- United States
More informationAs gentrification encroaches on historic Harlem, Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award recipient Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts untangles the myth and meaning of its storied legacy. Drawing on Harlem’s history and her own observations, Rhodes-Pitts introduces a variety of observers who shared a common hope that Harlem would become the ground from which blacks fully entered America’s democracy.
“… a glittering living tapestry …”—Publishers Weekly, starred review