Daddy Remembers Harlem

Joe Louis with Pullman Porters. Photo: BBC.


My father lived in Harlem, NY, the first 21 years of his life.  For years, I was eager to get his words down in an oral history. I edited a little bit of it to visuals… Daddy Remembers Harlem (Low Res version TRT: 12:04).

best-mom-dad-1959-2       Mom & Dad circa 1959.

“I thought all the black people were in Harlem—or trying to get there.” ~ Oliver Johnson.