HW Pick: “Hidden Figures,” By Margot Lee Shetterly

hidden-figures-book1Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Around The Way Girl: A Memoir’ By Taraji P. Henson

taraji-henson-book-cover1From Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner, Taraji P. Henson, comes an inspiring and funny book about family, friends, the hustle required to make it from DC to Hollywood, and the joy of living in your own truth. Continue Reading →

An Intimate Conversation With Ta-Nehisi Coates And Randall Pinkston At Harlem Salon Arts

ta-nehisi-coatesJoin us for a lively and intimate conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of the NYTimes #1 Bestseller, Between The World And Me, and the Marvel comics, The Return Of The Black Panther.

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Joe Okonkwo’s Jazz Moon At Revolution Books In Harlem

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By Janelle Poe

Autumnal Equinox heralds descending leaves and temperatures but the New York cultural scene continues heating up as events move indoors and school is back in session. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The 2016 Editions/Artists’ Books Fair Announces Exhibitors

Editions/Artists' Books Fair (Nov. 3-6) Announces 2016 ExhibitorsThe 2016 Editions/Artists’ Books Fair (E/AB), New York’s premier showcase for contemporary publishers and dealers-will feature a roster of 40 innovative printmakers during New York Print Week (November 3-6) at Chelsea’s Waterfront Tunnel. Continue Reading →

Underground Books Host Jackie Robinson Poetry Day In Harlem

group-shot-in-harlemBy Marc W. Polite

On Saturday, September 3rd, Underground Books in collaboration with QBR (qbr.com) held the first annual Jackie Robinson Poetry Day at the Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Fall 2016 Harlem Adult Education Conference (HAEC) In Harlem

teachers-college-in-harlemAre you a Harlem-based adult-education instructor, learner, program administrator, researcher, or advocate? Continue Reading →

Story Time With DJ Kool Herc At Sugar Hill Children’s Museum In Harlem

51UknGchQwL._SY495_BO1,204,203,200_Breakdancing meets storytelling at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling with ‘When the Beat was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop,‘ by Laban Carrick Hill and illustrations by Theodore Taylor. Continue Reading →

A Reading By Greg Tate’s “Flyboy 2” At Revolution Books In Harlem

flyboy in harlemCome meet Greg Tate, one the more provocative and important critical voices today in contemporary Black music, art, literature, film, and politics. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Maya Angelou “Success Is Liking Yourself”

maya angelou 1These wonderful words of wisdom are of course from Harlemite Maya Angelou author, actress, poet, memoirist, civil rights activist and mother to the world. Continue Reading →