Beyond the Grid: The Untold Story of Harlem’s Fight for Quality Education

“Harlem proved key terrain in which to define what it meant to go to school as a Black person in 20th century urban America.” In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance, TC Professor Ansley Erickson and Ernest Morrell explore the neighborhood’s vital role in education’s progress — and Harlem’s significance beyond a symbolic monolith. #BlackHistoryMonth A new book and upcoming summer workshop reveal a community that cares passionately about its schools