A street in NYC has been named in commemoration of the life and achievements of Jacques d’Amboise, legendary ballet dancer and founder of the arts education organization National Dance Institute (NDI) in Harlem, NY.
As the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture continues to expand its services, they encourage you to drop by for a visit to make use of their collections, view their exhibitions, and explore the Schomburg Shop.
Open Society has provided us all with the free links to downloadable audiobooks, which are from Harlem’s renaissance of mostly classics, during the COVID Crisis.
Newspapers edited by Frederick Douglass, who escaped slavery in 1838 and became a voice for abolitionists as a journalist, orator, and author, have been digitized and are now available online from the Library of Congress.
On Juneteenth*, join us at Revolution Books for an evening with David Blight, author of the biography Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, the book that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in history.
On Monday, March 25th, 2019, about 20 high school freshman from Frederick Douglas Academy in Harlem presented what they’ve learned in Harlem Boys and Girls Club “Storytellers” program at 521 West 145th Street in Harlem.
Commemorating the achievements of past, present and future, the New York Urban League celebrated its 53rd annual Frederick Douglass Awards on Tuesday, May 15th at Pier Sixty in Manhattan.
Bobby Robinson, April 16, 1917 – January 7, 2011, was an American independent record producer and songwriter in New York City, most active from the 1950s through the mid-1980s.
Building applications have been filed for a new 7-story structure at the corner of West 146th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard, in the upper blocks of Harlem.
The public is invited to a celebration of diversity and human rights by participating in the Renaissance House: Retreat for Writers & Artists’ 11th annual free dramatic reading of Frederick Douglass’ powerful landmark speech.
The Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center, located at 2785 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem, welcomes the multi-talented 15 year old artist, Autumn de Forest, to Harlem with an incredible exhibition entitled, Autumn de Forest: Selected Works, which opened on December 2, 2016 and runs through January 31, 2017.
During the Great Migration era, when cameras were far from everyday objects, ten-year-old Mildred Harris captured her family’s trajectory on film.
On June 8, Lincoln Center Education, in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, was pleased to present the 2016 Lincoln Center Arts Teacher award to Dana Monteiro, a high school music teacher at the Frederick Douglass Academy in Harlem.
Readers of all ages, races and backgrounds are invited by Renaissance House: Retreat for Writers & Artists in Martha’s Vineyard to celebrate Independence Day by being a part of one of the most powerful speeches of all time in America.
The New York Urban League held its 51th Anniversary Frederick Douglass Dinner on Tuesday, May 19, 2016 at Pier Sixty. The organization led by President and CEO Arva Rice bestowed its Frederick Douglass Medallion on Michael Cardozo and Amalgamated Bank.