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 →


Become an Harlem World Insider - Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture In Harlem Names Joy Bivins As Head Of Collections

Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 

Continue Reading →


Become an Harlem World Insider - Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

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 →


Become an Harlem World Insider - Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

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 →


Become an Harlem World Insider - Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

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display from October 23 through November 10, 2018, of its newly-acquired, never-before-seen manuscripts, notes, and an unpublished chapter from The Autobiography of Malcolm X. Continue Reading →


Become an Harlem World Insider - Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

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 →


Become an Harlem World Insider - Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

Join The Annual Arturo A. Schomburg 2018 Celebration In Harlem

Dr. Vanessa K. Valdes will discuss her latest book Diasporic Blackness: The Life and Times of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg with Kevin Young, Director of the Schomburg Center. Continue Reading →


Become an Harlem World Insider - Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!