Esteemed poet Kevin Young, an Atlanta resident and professor at Emory University, has been named the new poetry editor at The New Yorker.
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 →
By Claude Jay The New York Philharmonic orchestra performed two new works, Aye Ni Llu (Life is A Rhythm), by Very Young Composer, Isai Rabiu, eleven years old and Lajania, Continue Reading →
Join Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Hooks and Orlando Jones when they visit to discuss the new BET miniseries, “Madiba.”
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 Continue Reading →
By Richard Hutzler, Director of the TC Fund On Hallowed Ground Teachers College student Deirdre Hollman has served as Director of Exhibitions and Education and the Junior Scholars Program at the New Continue Reading →
Everyone has a family. And every family has a story. “This Is Us” chronicles the Pearson family across the decades: from Jac kand Rebecca as young parents in the 1980s Continue Reading →
The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions, will air exclusively on Bounce on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at 9:00 p.m. ET.
Dr. Vanessa K. Valdes will discuss her latest book Diasporic Blackness: The Life and Times of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg with Kevin Young, Director of the Schomburg Center.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has opened registration for its 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival 2018 that will be held on January 12-13, 2018 at the Continue Reading →
Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ’s citizen of the year after a period in which his protest against racial and social injustice in the US has seen the former NFL quarterback Continue Reading →
Larenz Tate and Erica Ash will host the 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting night for Harlemites of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances celebrating African-American achievements and contributions.
The New York Public Library’s renowned Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem today celebrated the reopening of several renovated spaces after a nearly two-year, $22.3 million renovation.
Michelle Simon reports to Medium that 6’1 senior star point guard from Harlem, Isaiah Washington, is being considered as “the best thing since Stephon Marbury to come out of [the] city.”
Our friends at the Schomburg wanted us to let you know that the fall season at the Schomburg is well underway.
Over the weekend celebrity publicists and TV personalities, Monique Jackson and Kita Williams, introduced their “SMART, FUN, FAB GIRLS” mini-conference.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, Deputy Mayor Richard Buery, and ACS Commissioner David Hansell today announced the first-ever offers for 3-K for All.
Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame (ACBHOF) Inaugural Induction weekend held on May 26, 27 and 28th 2017, was a smorgasbord of boxing royalty, celebrity guests and legions of boxing Continue Reading →
The resurgence of zines—self-published limited-distribution works—is stemming the tide of erasure, disrupting publishing, and offering creative spaces for diverse voices within marginalized communities.
Growing up in the humble Midwestern town of Rockford, Ill., one-time Harlem resident actress and comedian Natasha Leggero wasn’t ushered into the higher reaches of the entertainment industry through nepotism Continue Reading →