2019 Annual Women’s Jazz Festival At The Schomburg Center In Harlem

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture today announced its 2019 Annual Women’s Jazz Festival celebrating the contributions of Black women performers across the genre, and featuring both well-known and unsung women performers in jazz today. Continue Reading →

Robert’s World: An Interview With The Legendary Nana Camille Yarbrough

By Robert Walker

The tag line for Nana Camille Yarbrough‘s upcoming presentation at the world-famous Schomburg Center on February 14th, 2019 in New York reads, “Celebrating Nana Camille’s Journey as an Artist and Cultural Custodian”Continue Reading →

REWIND 2018 Film Series Fashioning A Future At The Schomburg In Harlem

The Schomburg Center and the division for Moving Image and Recorded Sound have a rich history of collecting and preserving cinema of, or featuring black talent from across the African diaspora. Continue Reading →

An Opera Of The World At The Schomburg Center In Harlem

Filmmaker and renowned Malian scholar Manthia Diawara simultaneously reflects upon the migration of the opera form and the refugee crisis, as specifically experienced in Europe. Continue Reading →

Tim Fielder Flies Over To The Black History Month Event At Sisters Book Store In Harlem

Author, illustrator, and animator Tim Fielder, lands on Friday February 2nd, 2018, at Sisters Uptown Bookstore in Harlem. You may have seen Tim at the 6th Annual Black Comic Book Day at the Schomburg Center. Continue Reading →

Girl Code, The Journey From Average Teens To Powerhouses

Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere from Harlem to Hollis, Girl Code is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming world famous. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: 3rd Annual Fall Benefit Concert At The Schomburg In Harlem (Photographs)

By Rudy Collins

On Thursday, November 14th, 2017, the historic Schomburg Center hosted the 3rd Annual Fall Benefit Concert, “Uptown in Autumn” in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

“The Watermelon Woman,” At The Schomburg In Harlem

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Schomburg Center is proud to present a 20th anniversary screening of Cheryl Dunye’s groundbreaking film, The Watermelon Woman, which in 1996 became the first feature film by a queer African-American woman. Continue Reading →

Black Power! Wikipedia Edit-A-thon 2017 Edition A Talk In Harlem

The Schomburg Center, working with the AfroCROWD initiative, is proud to host “Black Power! Wikipedia Edit-a-thon,” their third year initiative in which they invite members of the community and general public to contribute content related to black history on Wikipedia for the national Black WikiHistory Month outreach campaign. Continue Reading →

The Fabulous Schomburg Center Named National Historic Landmark

The National Park Service (NPS) today announced the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture as one of 24 new National Historic Landmarks. Continue Reading →