Schomburg Teach-In With Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad In Harlem

In the spirit of teach-ins developed to advance social movements and societal transformation, we invite you to join this conversation with leading academic and community experts at the Schomburg to Continue Reading →

Between the Lines: Heather Ann Thompson & Khalil Gibran Muhammad In Harlem

Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, by award-winning historian Heather Ann Thompson of University of Michigan, sheds new light on one of the Continue Reading →

Bill Moyers Interviews Khalil Gibran Muhammad At The Schomburg In Harlem

After five years of service at the Schomburg, Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad will begin a tenured position as Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School Continue Reading →

Schomburg’s Muhammad Gives Keynote At Teachers College In Harlem

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Minority Post-Doctoral Fellowship program, Teachers College will host Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture for a Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dr. Khalil Muhammad on WNYC

Today on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show, Monique Morris, the co-founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute and the author of Black Stats: African Americans by the Number in Continue Reading →

“Between The Lines: Stamped From The Beginning” By Ibram X. Kendi At The Schomburg

In historian Ibram X. Kendi’s critically acclaimed book Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, he chronicles the entire story of anti-black racist ideas and Continue Reading →

Teachers College’s Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Celebrates 20 Years In Harlem

As the nation’s attention increasingly focuses on the need for greater diversity in higher education, alumni of the Teachers College Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship gathered at the College on March 4 Continue Reading →

MoMA And The Schomburg Launch Talk Series

The Museum of Modern Art and The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture launch a new series of public conversations addressing the meaning of equity Continue Reading →

Harlem’s NBPC Gives Grant To ‘Althea’ Documentary (updated)

The Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) has made a grant in support of Althea, the award-winning documentary about trailblazing tennis star Althea Gibson.

The Poet Kevin Young New Director Of Schomburg Center

The poet and scholar Kevin Young has been named director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, a division of the New York Public Library and Continue Reading →