Harlem Cultural Archives: “Captain Charlie Roberto-FDNY,” Harlem NY (Full Video)

A great interview by the folks at Harlem Cultural Archives with Charlie Roberto, captain of the Ladder Company 26 at the Fire Department of New York FDNY.

Harlem Cultural Archives: Camille Billops And Jim Hatch Archivists (video)

We love the recordings from the Harlem Cultural Archives, and here’s another one. Camille Billops and Jim Hatch were professors at the City College of New York in Manhattan Community District 9 in Harlem, Camille in Art and Jim in English – when they ramped up their “Artists and Influences” oral history project.

Discovering Harlem Stage, “The Gatehouse,” With Pat Cruz And James King (Video)

A great video by Harlem Cultural Archives in the exploration of the backstory of HarlemStage and its distinctive showplace “The Gatehouse” as told by HarlemStage’s Executives Pat Cruz and James King.

Lynette Washington At Jazzmobile 2017 In Harlem

NYC Parks and Recreation presents “Jazzmobile on the Beach” the Harlem Cultural Archives invites you to a Jazzmobile Summerfest Concert featuring Lynette Washington with Dennis Bell Jazz NY. 

Join The Reunion Celebration Of The Riverton Houses’ 70th Anniversary In Harlem

During the summer of 1972, a group men and women who spent a significant part of their childhood and adolescent years in the Riverton Houses in Harlem decided to have an old-timers basketball reunion in the Riverton Playground.

James Baldwin’s Personal Archive Headed To Harlem

The works of James Baldwin are coming home. The personal archive of the Harlem native, literary icon and civil rights leader has been acquired by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the center announced Thursday.

Free Coloring Books For Big And Little Harlemites From World-Class Libraries & Museums

Calling all coloring book lovers. From February 6 through February 10, 2017, you can take part in #ColorOurCollections–a campaign where museums and libraries worldwide will make available free coloring books, letting you color artwork from their collections and then share it on Twitter and other social media platforms.

Schomburg Harlem Highlights Hip-Hop Archives During National Hip-Hop History Month

In recognition of National Hip-Hop History Month, the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is highlighting notable items from its Hip-Hop Archive Project Collection, initiated in 1999 to actively collect and preserve materials from hip-hop pioneers.

The Harlem “Genius” Charles Alston New York 1900’s

Charles Alston was a renowned African-American artist of the early 1900s. Not only was he a revolutionary painter, but he was a sculptor, a muralist and also a very influential teacher.

“Harlem in the Hamptons” Celebrates Drs. Kenneth & Mamie Clark And The Northside Center for Child Development

The Harlem Cultural Archives will recognize the numerous accomplishments of Drs. Kenneth B. & Mamie Phipps Clark (pictured) and the 70th Anniversary of the Northside Center for Child Development at their annual “Harlem in the Hamptons” event on August 13, 2016, noon-5 p.m.

Arthur Mitchell Honored By Columbia University In Harlem

Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today.

‘The Poet Of Harlem’ Abiodun Oyewole Harlem (video)

We love  this conversation with The Poet of Harlem, Abiodun Oyewole, his stories of Harlem are price less. The video below is from the folks at Harlem Cultural Archives in Harlem, New York.

Apollo Celebrates Black History Month In Harlem

This February, the world famous Apollo Theater will host a series of artistic and community programs in celebration of Black History Month.

ARTchives Series Presents Artist Jorge Luis Rodriguez In Harlem

By AFineLyne This month, the Artchives Method & Documentation Series at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives in East Harlem is presenting a solo exhibit of the work of renowned sculpture artist, Jorge Luis Rodriguez.

Ron Walker Talks About Snookie’s Sugar Bowl In Harlem (video)

Harlem born Ron Walker talks to Harlem Cultural Archives about his father Snookie who owned Snookie’s Sugar Bowl a luncheonette in Harlem, New York during the 1950’s and 1960’s.