Outtakes of Nation of Islam (NOI) rally, 369th Regiment Armory, 142nd Street and 8th Avenue, Harlem, N. Y., June 28, 1964, addressed by NOI leader Elijah Muhammad (formerly Poole) and heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad “The Pied Piper of Harlem,” Ali (formerly Cassius Clay).
What a great photograph, the phone conversation is so intense Muhammad Ali, doesn’t look at the photographer, but looks right past the photographer.
Fans of the late heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad “The Pied Piper of Harlem,” Ali gather at the Apollo Theater in New York City to discuss his legacy and recite his famous sayings.
Join us for a book signing and party for Ishmael Reed’s newest book, The Complete Muhammad Ali, a provocative and tantalizing biography of the legendary fighter, Wednesday night, September 9, 2015 at 6:30pm at the Harlem Arts Salon. $40 includes an autographed copy of the book.
Muhammad Ali and Stevie Wonder backstage at the Apollo Theatre, in 1963. We think the image was taken before a performance by “Little” Stevie Wonder as he was known at the time (read Robin V., think that’s Ronnie Spector looking at the camera).
In the spirit of teach-ins developed to advance social movements and societal transformation, we invite you to join this conversation with leading academic and community experts at the Schomburg to understand today’s policy issues and local impact.
Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, by award-winning historian Heather Ann Thompson of University of Michigan, sheds new light on one of the most important civil rights stories of the last century–the 1971 Attica Correctional Facility uprising in upstate New York.
After five years of service at the Schomburg, Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad will begin a tenured position as Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and joins the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study as the Suzanne Young Murray Professor.
Even if you had only read one Ta-Nehisi Coates article, “The Case for Reparations” for example, or maybe “Fear of a Black President,” it would be difficult not to join the ecstatic chorus celebrating the writer’s recent MacArthur Genius Award win.
Today, Harlem born Talib Muhammad talks about his his life and his new book The Real Love Series Book: Chris Low Superstar on The Danny TIsdale Show on Harlem World Radio.
Join Talib Muhammad as he reads from his book Chris Low Superstar during the HW Podcast Reading live on The Danny Tisdale Show from Thursday, July 17th at 2 pm to 2:30 pm EST during the Harlem Book Fair 2015.
Join us for a special conversation with President and CEO of the NY Urban League’s Arva R. Rice and Schomburg Center’s Dr. Khalil Muhammad Chief of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to discuss the intersection of Jacob Lawrence’s work with civil rights organizations and cultural institutions.
Protagonist Chris Low is a selfish, arrogant and hugely famous rhythm and blues Singer who’s on the verge of losing it all in the new book “The Real Love Series Book 1: Chris Low Superstar” by Harlemite Talib Abdul Muhammad.
Today on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show, Monique Morris, the co-founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute and the author of Black Stats: African Americans by the Number in the Twenty-First Century and Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, joined host Brian Lehrer to discuss the…
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