Lapidus Center Announces 2017 Harriet Tubman Book Prize Winner

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is delighted to announce that David Wheat’s Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570-1640 is the winner of its second annual Harriet Tubman Prize. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of…

HW Pick: Malcolm X, Harriet Tubman, And Other Docs At Swann Galleries

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana, featuring powerful ephemera both painful and uplifting from oft-overlooked chapters of American history. 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.

The Lapidus Center Announces Inaugural Harriet Tubman Prize Winner Awarded At The Schomburg

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery has announced Aisha K. Finch’s Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844 (University of North Carolina Press) as the winner of its first annual Harriet Tubman Prize. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible…

HW Pick: Harriet Tubman First African-American On U.S. Currency

Anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman will become the first African-American on the face of U.S. paper currency, and the first woman in more than a century, when she replaces former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted…

HW Pick: “Harriet Tubman” By The Harlem Chamber Players

Join members of The Harlem Chamber Players with Ashley Horne, Orlando Wells, Amadi Azikiwe and Lawrence Zoernig as they perform American Opera Projects for the World Premiere of Nkeiru Okoye’s Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images…

Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom At The Schomburg

Noted composer and librettist Nkeiru Okoye, a native New Yorker of African-American and Nigerian descent, presents scenes from her new folk opera, Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom, … 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…