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 Continue Reading →

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 Continue Reading →

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 Continue Reading →

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 Continue Reading →

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 Continue Reading →

“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 Continue Reading →

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 Continue Reading →

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 Continue Reading →

Dr. Muriel Petioni Family Practitioner in Harlem (video)

Dr. Muriel Petioni was a family practitioner in Harlem for over 50 years. Her practice specialized in the delivery of health care to at-risk populations.

Mayor Dinkins Remembers Harlem’s Cosmopolitan Tennis Club (video)

Harlem fave and NYC Mayor David Dinkins recalls Harlem’s Cosmopolitan Tennis Club the nurturing grounds for Althea Gibson, Arthur Ashe, the Katrina Adams CEO and President of the United State Continue Reading →

Alfred Preisser New Harlem School of the Arts Artistic Director

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) announced today that Alfred Preisser, award-winning writer, director and producer of theatre, has been appointed as the institution’s new Artistic Director—the first to Continue Reading →