Definitions for Harlem
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a district of Manhattan; now largely a Black ghetto
A neighborhood in northern Manhattan, currently known for its black population.
Harlem is a neighborhood in Upper Manhattan, New York City. It is bounded roughly by the Hudson River on the west; the Harlem River and 155th Street on the north; Fifth Avenue on the east; and Central Park North on the south. The greater Harlem area encompasses several other neighborhoods and extends west and north to 155th Street, east to the East River, and south to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Central Park, and East 96th Street. Originally a Dutch village, formally organized in 1658, it is named after the city of Haarlem in the Netherlands. Harlem's history has been defined by a series of economic boom-and-bust cycles, with significant population shifts accompanying each cycle. Harlem was predominantly occupied by Jewish and Italian Americans in the 19th century, but African-American residents began to arrive in large numbers during the Great Migration in the 20th century. In the 1920s and 1930s, Central and West Harlem were the center of the Harlem Renaissance, a major African-American cultural movement. With job losses during the Great Depression of the 1930s and the deindustrialization of New York City after World War II, rates of crime and poverty increased significantly. In the 21st century, crime rates decreased significantly, and Harlem started to gentrify. The area is served by the New York City Subway and local bus routes. It contains several public elementary, middle, and high schools, and is close to several colleges, including Columbia University, Manhattan School of Music, and the City College of New York. Central Harlem is part of Manhattan Community District 10. It is patrolled by the 28th and 32nd Precincts of the New York City Police Department. The greater Harlem area also includes Manhattan Community Districts 9 and 11 and several police precincts, while fire services are provided by four New York City Fire Department companies.
Harlem is a neighborhood located in the northern part of Manhattan, New York City. It is known for its rich cultural history, vibrant arts scene, and significance in African American history and culture. Harlem has been both a center of African American cultural and artistic expression and a site of social and political activism throughout the 20th century.
Harlem is a large neighborhood within the northern section of the New York City borough of Manhattan. Since the 1920s, Harlem has been known as a major African-American residential, cultural and business center. Originally a Dutch village, formally organized in 1658, it is named after the city of Haarlem in the Netherlands. Harlem's history has been defined by a series of economic boom-and-bust cycles, with significant population shifts accompanying each cycle. Black residents began to arrive en masse in 1905, with numbers fed by the Great Migration. In the 1920s and 1930s, Central and West Harlem were the focus of the "Harlem Renaissance", an outpouring of artistic work without precedent in the American black community. However, with job losses in the time of the Great Depression and the deindustrialization of New York City after World War II, rates of crime and poverty increased significantly. Since New York City's revival in the late 20th century, Harlem has been experiencing social and economic gentrification. However, Harlem still suffers from many social problems. Large portions of the population receive a form of income support from the government—with West, Central, and East Harlem respectively at 34.9%, 43.3%, and 46.5% of the population.
Harlem, Manhattan, New York. Harlem is a part of Manhattan, not an official borough of New York City. Harlem is also known as Purple City. Rappers from Harlem inculde Big L, Mase, Charles Hamilton, Vado, Cam'ron, Juelz Santana and Jim Jones.
Harlem (named for Haarlem, a city in Holland, by the early Dutch settlers there) is a major part of black history. Many influential black artists and intellectuals-- many of whom were women-- came out of the Harlem Renaissance, in the 1920s.
Harlem is the ghetto in red deer alberta. it is made up of 2 parts, lower harlem(Riverside Meadows) and harlem (Highland Green)
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Harlem is ranked #129047 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Harlem surname appeared 132 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Harlem.
69.7% or 92 total occurrences were White.
28% or 37 total occurrences were Black.
The numerical value of Harlem in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Harlem in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
It doesn't do good to open doors for someone who doesn't have the price to get in. If he has the price, he may not need the laws. There is no law saying the Negro has to live in Harlem or Watts.
Of all the places for the Pope to visit, he's coming to East Harlem, we need his blessing.
This isn't a sob story. This is not a story about desperation, this is a story about the fight for our lives. And what you see here today is that fight, we're not here to cry. ... This is a tragedy without a doubt, but we're here to fight, because we deserve better, everyone that works in Harlem Hospital deserves better.
”Aberjhani is also known as author of Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance, The Bridge of Silver Wings, and The Wisdom of W.E.B. Dubois. He publishes often in various publications, print and online. His poetry has an intensely intimate courage, the sort we would all wish to have, but too often hold protectively back.”
This is about marginalized people in Harlem that needed to heal from pain, just know in 2022 -- this is not just a 1969 story about marginalized people in Harlem.
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