Smithsonian Names Harlem’s Schomburg Center Onetime Director As New Director

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) just named Kevin Young as their new director, the Smithsonian reports. Follow Harlem World Magazine on Youtube and Instagram.

Schomburg Center Acquires American Icon Harry Belafonte’s Extensive Personal Archive

The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has acquired the personal archive of civil rights activist, award-winning entertainer and producer, and cultural icon Harry Belafonte. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Schomburg Center Launches Ella Baker Initiative Honoring Women Of Color

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is launching a new series of programming to examine the legacy of the 19th Amendment, which is celebrating its centennial in 2020. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Schomburg Acquires Collection Of Hip-Hop Pioneer ‘Fab 5 Freddy’

The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem has acquired the full archive of hip-hop pioneer and pop culture icon, Fred “Fab 5 Freddy” Continue Reading →

Dr. King’s Global Inspiration And Influence Explored At The Schomburg In Harlem

With Crusader: Martin Luther King Jr., the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presents an intimate photo travelogue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as an ideological pilgrim, global Continue Reading →

Ta-Nehisi Coates In Conversation: A Post Mid-Term Reflection At The Apollo Theater

The Apollo Theater announced today that critically acclaimed writer, artist and thinker Ta-Nehisi Coates and investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones will be in conversation about the midterm elections. Follow Harlem World Continue Reading →