Harlem’s Schomburg Acquires Collection Of Hip-Hop Pioneer ‘Fab 5 Freddy’

The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem has acquired the full archive of hip-hop pioneer and pop culture icon, Fred “Fab 5 Freddy” Continue Reading →

“Contemporary Art, Politics, And the Social Value of Collecting” With Fab 5 Freddy At Flux

Moderated by Donnamarie Baptiste, Director of Marketing & Communications, Creative Time. Panelists, Fred Braithwaite (Fab 5 Freddy), visual artists Kambui Olujimi and Coby Kennedy and curator Jasmine Wahl. Become an Harlem Continue Reading →

Smithsonian Names Harlem’s Schomburg Center Onetime Director As New Director

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) just named Kevin Young as their new director, the Smithsonian reports. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Continue Reading →

Schomburg Center Acquires American Icon Harry Belafonte’s Extensive Personal Archive

The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has acquired the personal archive of civil rights activist, award-winning entertainer and producer, and cultural icon Harry Belafonte. Continue Reading →