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. Continue Reading →

Robert’s World: Jordan Walker-Pearlman – A Native Son Returns To Harlem

By Robert Walker

Harlem, New York is undoubtedly one of the most famous neighborhoods in America, and its list of famous visual artists, authors, poets, musicians, thespians, politicians, and civil activists known the world over, is what keeps Harlem’s innovative affluence alive. Continue Reading →

SouSou! Saturdays Virtual It’s A Pinkster Fest With Chief Baba Neil Clarke With CCCADI

Join the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) for their new series of SouSou! Saturdays Virtual programming scheduled for April through August 2020 at 12 pm ET. 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 →

Mayor Office Announce New Partnership Connecting Library Patrons To Mental Health Resources

The Mayor’s Office of ThriveNYC and The New York Public Library (NYPL) today announced “Spaces to Thrive,” a new partnership to promote mental health across the city and connect Library visitors to mental health support. Continue Reading →