Hip, Hip, Hooray, Harlem’s Schomburg Acquires Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee Archive

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New York Public Library has acquired the full archive of actors and activists Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee. 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display from October 23 through November 10, 2018, of its newly-acquired, never-before-seen manuscripts, notes, and an unpublished chapter from The Autobiography of Malcolm X. Continue Reading →

Studio Museum In Harlem’s New Neighborhood Education Initiative “Find Art Here”

The Studio Museum in Harlem’s new initiative, “Find Art Here,” is displaying reproductions of works from its collection throughout Harlem’s public schools, libraries, and service centers, reports Artnews. Continue Reading →

Between The Lines: For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics At The Schomburg

Known as the “Colored Girls”, Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, and Minyon Moore are four of the most influential African American women in United States politics. Continue Reading →

Celebrate 150 Year Anniversary And Open House At Washington Heights Library

The New York Public Library’s Washington Heights branch will host an open house, complete with a full day of programs for all ages on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Continue Reading →

17th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Awards Ceremony

The simple phrase “Find the good and praise it,” handed down to Dr. Betty Shabazz from her mother, became the cornerstone of a life lived powerfully, honorably, sincerely, and provided a winning formula that moved her through all of life’s challenges. Continue Reading →

Jazz Impresario George Wein Donates The Jazz And Blues ArtBox To The Schomburg

George Wein, jazz producer, promoter and pianist, Founder of the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals and CEO of Newport Festivals Foundation, has donated The Jazz and Blues ArtBox to the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library (NYPL). Continue Reading →

New Book, Walking Harlem: The Ultimate Guide To The Cultural Capital Of Black America

With its rich cultural history and many landmark buildings, Harlem is not just one of New York’s most distinctive neighborhoods; it’s also one of the most walkable. Continue Reading →