On air
  • RFI English Live
  • RFI French Live
International report
rss itunes

Harlem series pt 2: Harlem as a Ghetto

By Sarah Lefevre

Throughout the 20th century, Harlem was seen as an insalubrious neighbourhood where poor black people lived.

During the 19th century Harlem was home to mainly white immigrant communities.

In the second episode in our five-part series on Harlem, reporter Sarah Lefevre charts the changes in Harlem’s racial mix.

Click the 'play' button above to listen.

Providing shelter and income for Tunisia's plastic waste pickers

Argentina series part 1: Indigenous people reclaiming their land

Plans to privatise part of Kenya's busiest port: who will benefit?

Award-winning African turtle expert Tomas Diagne talks conservation