A great interview by the folks at Harlem Cultural Archives with Prentice “Sonny” Gibbs the flower man has become a respected presence on the corner of 135th Street in Harlem, Continue Reading →
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.
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 →
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.
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.
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 →
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 Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
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 →
This February, the world famous Apollo Theater will host a series of artistic and community programs in celebration of Black History Month.
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 →
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.
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.
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 →
Airbnb isn’t all bad. Actually, when the site is used as it was intended, it can be pretty cool. Case in point, an artist collective in East Harlem is utilizing Continue Reading →
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 →