The Harlem Cultural Festival (also known as Black Woodstock) was a series of music concerts held in Harlem in New York City during the summer of 1969 to celebrate African American music and culture and to promote the continued politics of black pride. Continue Reading →
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.
Tupac Amaru Shakur June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996, also known by his stage names 2Pac and briefly as Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor. Continue Reading →
Marcus Garvey Park, like all of Harlem, is contested space. It was named for the Pan-Africanist leader in 1973, but the adjoining landmarked district retains the old name, Mount Morris Park. Continue Reading →
Produced by the Black Panther Commemoration Committee, NY and Maysles Cinema. 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party and the buzz surrounding this historic milestone is electrifying. Continue Reading →
To tell the story of the Black Panther Party is to explore race, economic inequality, political corruption, violence, police brutality, the politics of style, betrayal and hope. Continue Reading →
Here are two films from the Black Panther Film Festival 7 that starts on Friday, September 25th-Saturday, and continues to October 3rd, 2015, at the Maysles Documentary Center in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →