Relaxing In Harlem Cool Comfort With Men’s Lounge Wear

mens wearSomething for the fella’s. When it’s time to come home from a hard day at work, you deserve to relax. Whether you like to unwind with a good Harlem book like Chris Low Superstar in bed or on the couch while watching your The Real: Rucker Park Legends, throw on something comfortable like Harlem Blues by Phinus Newborn to help make your personal time truly yours. Continue Reading →

Children’s Literature Salon: Honoring Benny Andrews In Harlem

drawwhatbigSchomburg Education, in partnership with Community Works, presents a family event to celebrate diverse books in conjunction with our exhibition, Curators’ Choice: Black Life Matters. Continue Reading →

Update Your Harlem Style This Spring

wes gordonThe belted open front linen vest, with open front, and a removable tie belt is perfect for a Alvin Ailey Summer Gala. The two slit pockets in front Trenchcoat-style flaps in front and back with the neutral color fits in any place like Seven Brown’s new Harlem Skin Center.

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Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 1947 –

cover_eFerdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. was born on April 16, 1947, in Harlem, New York, the only child of Cora Lillian, a department store price checker, and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr., a transit police officer and jazz musician.  Continue Reading →

Book: ‘O, Write My Name’ : American Portraits, Harlem Heroes By Carl Van Vechten

1985_510‘O, Write My Name’: American Portraits, Harlem Heroes presents us with portraits of fifty extraordinary people who participated in the great cultural movement that was the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Diary Of A Madman: Life, Death, And Rap By Scarface

scarface the bookFrom Geto Boys legend and renowned storyteller Brad “Scarface” Jordan, comes a passionate memoir about how hip-hop changed the life of a kid from the south side of Houston, and how he rose to the top-and ushered in a new generation of rap dominance. Continue Reading →