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. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Continue Reading →

The Studio Museum, The Schomburg And Others Are Helen Frankenthaler Foundation Grantees

The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation (HFF) is awarding more than $1.5 million in grants to cultural organizations this fall. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

Harlem’s Schomburg Center Announces 2020-21 Fellows Scholars-In-Residence

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is pleased to announce its 2020-21 fellows for its Scholars-in-Residence program. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

East Harlem Resident And Professor Jessica Krug Admits She Is Not Black (Update)

A seasoned activist and professor of African American history at George Washington University have been pretending to be Black for years, despite actually being a white woman from Kansas City. Continue Reading →

The Schomburg Center Announces Finalists For The Lapidus Center’s 2020 Harriet Tubman Prize

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is happy to announce the three finalists for the 2020 Harriet Continue Reading →

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 →