Traverse Harlem, learn its personalities, and play your way to greatness with the one-of-a-kind Harlem Renaissance Edition board game, Harlem-Opoly. Created by Harlem native Carolyn Johnson, this unique board game takes you through the beauty and history of the Harlem Renaissance while delivering fun for the entire family.
Imagine walking through Harlem at the height of the Renaissance. Where you meet those famous personalities you only read about in the history books. Or visit the fantastic landmarks that remain today. While you plot, twist, and turn to get the most most St. Clair dollars (a currency with an epic story behind it) to finish out the game. That’s Harlem-Opoly, a fun yet educational board game with many twists. Will you succeed in learning the most and gaining supremacy on all that’s Harlem? Or will it be all fun and games until you go to ‘Jail’.
Learn About Famous Harlem Personalities. Draw chance and community cards showcasing Josephine Baker, Fats Waller, Joe Louis, Lena Horne, Marcus Garvey, Walter White, Arturo Schomburg, Countee Cullen, and Florence Mills.
Enjoy properties and take a few chances when you buy them. Harlem-Opoly will take you on a trip through some fantastic places. Think the Apollo Theater, Savoy Ballroom, 135th Street Library, and more.
Instead of railroads, look out for the four historical churches: Abyssinian Baptist Church, Mother A.M.E. Zion Church, St. Philips Episcopal Church, and St. James Presbyterian Church.
Pick cards from the “Tree of Hope” Chance and Carl Van Vechten Community Chest.
Get that money. What’s a monopoly game without the bank? Get $200 St. Clair dollars each time you pass Soap Box Corner and rack up those St. Clair dollars.
Learn as you play about historic events: The Great Migration, Silent Parade, Red Summer, and Civic Club Dinner.
Be inspired to build generational wealth. Learn about building wealth in both assets and legacy.
- 10.1 x 1.9 x 20 inches
- Includes 6 custom sculpted pieces: car, dance shoes, theatre mask, mic, martini glass, and feather quill and ink.