The Black to Broadway Initiative, a project of The Broadway League, has announced the third annual Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth concert in
Times Square, just minutes away from Harlem.
In the words of
, "Once you learn to read, you will be forever free."
Check out the series of FREE NYC events happening the weekend of Juneteenth at
, and Park Avenue Armory, all curated by
Carl Hancock Rux
On June 19th, 2021, Seitu Oronde photographed the Juneteenth Mascot and the celebration in Harlem.
In the wake of civil unrest and a thirst for accountability after the
verdict, people are continuing to protest for social justice by seeking ways to celebrate their heritage and cancel those insensitive to their culture.
On Friday, June 18th, 2021, the city came out in force for the first national celebration of
at St. Nicholas Park on a fantastic lawn in Harlem, NY.
Juneteenth marks one year since the
community announced it would install its own
Black Lives Matter
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
have stood as pillars of excellence for more than 180 years and continue to serve as havens for Black students in pursuit of higher education.
On Tuesday, the Senate unanimously
passed a resolution establishing June 19, 2021, as
Juneteenth National Independence Day. Continue reading
The Unsung Collective
, an NYC ensemble comprised of people of color devoted to celebrating stories of the Black experience.
The Ailey organization continues to inspire and enlighten millions across the globe with free broadcasts of performances, conversations,
dance and fitness classes, and more.
June is when we recognize
Black Music Month
as powerful moments to celebrate the contributions of Black culture, people, and experience.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
will launch its annual Literary Festival on June 14, 2021, with a week-long virtual event that champions authors of African descent.
The following guest post was written by Barbara Bair, curator of literature, culture and the arts in the Library’s Manuscript Division for the
Library of Congress