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This edition: Farah Griffin, "Harlem Nocturne"

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 18, 2013.

First aired: September 30, 2013.

Columbia University professor, Farah Jasmine Griffin, writes about three black female artists, living and working in Harlem in the 1940s, detailing their lives, their work, their energy, their creativity in a time of political and social activism. Born elsewhere, dancer Pearl Primus, writer Ann Petry and jazz musician Mary Lou Williams were drawn to New York. They are the subjects of "Harlem Nocturne: Women Artists of Progressive Politics During World War II."

Guest List

Farah Jasmine Griffin Professor, Author, Columbia University

  • Rachel Swaby
  • Monday, July 9 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, July 11 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, July 14 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, July 15 - 9:30am
  • Monday, July 16 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, July 21 - 8:00pm
  • Giselle Routhier
  • Monday, June 25 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 27 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, June 30 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, July 1 - 9:30am
  • Monday, July 2 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, July 7 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, July 9 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Liz Evans
  • Saturday, June 23 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, June 25 - 8:00am, 2:00pm