Harlem’s Schomburg Acquires Collection Of Hip-Hop Pioneer ‘Fab 5 Freddy’

The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem has acquired the full archive of hip-hop pioneer and pop culture icon, Fred “Fab 5 Freddy” Brathwaite. Continue Reading →

Ta-Nehisi Coates In Conversation: A Post Mid-Term Reflection At The Apollo Theater

The Apollo Theater announced today that critically acclaimed writer, artist and thinker Ta-Nehisi Coates and investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones will be in conversation about the midterm elections. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Schomburg To Display ‘Lost’ Chapter Of The Autobiography Of Malcolm X

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will host a public display from October 23 through November 10, 2018, of its newly-acquired, never-before-seen manuscripts, notes, and an unpublished chapter from The Autobiography of Malcolm X. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Schomburg Purchases Missing Parts Of Malcolm X’s Autobiography Found

For decades, a burning question loomed over a towering 20th century book: “The Autobiography of Malcolm X”: What happened to the reputedly missing chapters that may have contained some of the most explosive thoughts of the African-American firebrand assassinated in 1965? Continue Reading →

Registration Opens for Schomburg Black Comic Book Festival 2018

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has opened registration for its 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival 2018 that will be held on January 12-13, 2018 at the Schomburg Center. Continue Reading →

Check Out The Upcoming Events This October 2017 At The Schomburg In Harlem

Our friends at the Schomburg wanted us to let you know that the fall season at the Schomburg is well underway. Continue Reading →

Schomburg Center Acquires Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins’ Personal Archive (Photographs)

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New York Public Library today announced the acquisition of American tenor saxophonist and jazz legend Sonny Rollins’ personal archive. Continue Reading →

James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time: A Conversation In Photographs And Prose In Harlem

Join us for a conversation on James Baldwin and the influence of The Fire Next Time with literary guests and photographer Steve Schapiro, moderated by Kevin Young, Director of the Schomburg. Continue Reading →