Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement documents the birth of a new theatre out of the Civil Rights activism of the 1950s, '60s and '70s. Continue reading
A Tribute in memory of one of the Great Black Activist/Cultural Workers on his 80th Birthday in Harlem, NY.Continue reading
We love the recordings from the Harlem Cultural Archives, and here's another one. Camille Billops and Jim Hatch were professors at the City College of New York in Manhattan Community District 9 in Harlem, Camille in Art and Jim in English - when they ramped up their "Artists and Influences" oral history project. Continue reading
The New York premiere of BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez.
“I want to tell people how I became this woman with razor blades between her teeth.”Continue reading
While largely unknown, the 1973 album "Hustlers Convention" is regarded as a cornerstone in the evolution of Hip Hop.Continue reading
Today, playwright, critic, activist, and one of the most prominent and controversial African American voices in the world of American letters, Amiri Baraka, passed over after weeks of failing health at the age of 79.Continue reading
By Walter Rutledge On Saturday, April 27 the Apollo Theater presented Tongues of Fire Choir by poet, performer, and teacher Sekou Sundiata and composer/trombonist Craig Harris. Continue reading