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 →

“The Gospel According To André” Film And Convo At The Schomburg In Harlem (Video)

Join us for an evening of film and conversation with André Leon Tally.

André Leon Tally has been a fixture in the world of fashion for so long that it’s difficult to imagine a time when he wasn’t defining the boundaries of great style. 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 →

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 →

Black Panther Star Florence Kasumba At Schomburg’s Black Comic Book Fest (Schedule)

Florence Kasumba, who plays “Ayo” in the highly anticipated film Black Panther, will join the lineup of creators, illustrators, writers and characters at the Schomburg Center’s 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival on January 12 and 13, 2018. 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 →