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Harlem Historian Michael Henry Adams

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Author and Harlem Historian Michael Henry Adams, former director of cultural affairs for State Senator Bill Perkins .

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Soldiers from a 369th Infantry Regiment, nicknamed a Harlem Hellfighters, marching in a feat march in New York City, 1919.

Harlem Hellfighters Homecoming Parade

“Never have white Americans accorded so heartfelt and hearty a reception to a contingent of their black country-men,” the Tribune continued. And “the ebony warriors” felt it, literally, beneath a hail of chocolate candy, cigarettes and coins raining down on them from open windows up and down the avenues. It would have been hard to miss them, at least according to the New York Times, to whom all the men appeared 7 feet tall.

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