Is There Really A Harlem Renaissance?

“In the past few years, fueled by a real-estate boom and the $300 million budget of the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ), a community-development organization, the arts as well as the neighborhood have been revived in Harlem. ‘Harlem is the new Greenwich Village. People are rediscovering it. It is what I remember the Village being in the ’70s – a little edgy with an element of danger, but exciting, full of life and soul’.”