The New York Public Library continues to take a stand against the increasingly-common issue of restricting access to books that challenge worldviews and provide diverse perspectives at public and school libraries.
U.S. author Toni Morrison, whose 1987 novel Beloved about a runaway slave won a Pulitzer Prize and contributed to a body of work that made her the first black woman to be presented the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88, her publisher said.
From the early 1900s when organized crime grew out of New York’s ethnic neighborhoods through the kidnapping scourge of the 1930s and race riots of the 1960s, the New York City Police Headquarters on Centre Street was at the center of it all.
In this ceaselessly questioning book, acclaimed African American dancer, choreographer, and director Bill T. Jones reflects on his art and life as he describes the genesis of Story/Time, a recent dance work produced by his company and inspired by the modernist composer and performer John Cage.
With The Climate Diet, award-winning food and environmental writer Paul Greenberg offers us the practical, accessible guide we all could use.
Harlem Stage (Artistic Director and CEO Patricia Cruz) makes tickets available for its 40th Anniversary Season on Tuesday, September 5, 2023.
by Editor Eartha Watts Hicks and Judy C. Andrews I’m Eartha, and it’s no secret that I love books. I am so immersed in the publishing world that I often find myself inundated with copies from writers I have known for many years.
As the sun-drenched streets of Harlem pulsate with the vibrant rhythm of summer, the sweet allure of literary escape beckons.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem will host its 5th Annual Literary Festival on Saturday, June 17th, 2023.
Jane White, October 30, 1922 – July 24, 2011, was an actress. Born in Harlem, NY, she attended Smith Colleg and The New School.
RISE is a multigenerational exhibition of Black women’s art.
UPTOWN Ventures Group, the parent company of UPTOWN Magazine, with title sponsor Lexus, today announced the honorees for the prestigious LEXUS UPTOWN HONORS HOLLYWOOD.
Lenox Avenue – also named Malcolm X Boulevard; both names are officially recognized – is the primary north-south route through Harlem, NY.
It’s Halloween in Harlem, sometime in the 1970s. Five children stand in a shadowed doorway: Mickey Mouse and a little monster pose at the top of the steps, while Superman is already on the move toward the next house.
The Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series — the first Academy Qualifying Film Festival devoted to women filmmakers — will present an exciting lineup of films dedicated to self-care, wellness and healing.