Mike’s World: Greenwood Speaks From Harlem To Hollywood

By Michael McQuillan “Life is a spark between two identical voids,” psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom writes in Staring  at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death, “the darkness before birth and the identical one after death.” PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted…

Historic Renovation, $70M Capital Campaign, And Leadership Transition 

Jonelle Procope, President and CEO of the Apollo, announced today that after two decades of leading the iconic cultural and civic non-profit dedicated to providing a platform for Black creativity, she will step down on June 30, 2023. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that…

Library Of Congress: Ralph Ellison’s “Juneteenth”

The following guest post was written by Barbara Bair, curator of literature, culture and the arts in the Library’s Manuscript Division for the Library of Congress. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022 apart.