Here is a great summer read documenting the Edge Art: Black Latino(a) Artists, An Inter-Caribbean Dialogue exhibition. This show ran from February 4th trough the 26th in 2013 at The City College of New York in Harlem, New York.
The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York: A History, written by Polly Guerin, engagingly details the 230 year-old history of the organization, and explores how The General Society’s significant past is interwoven with the development of New York City. Continue Reading →
Love books? Love reading? Love learning? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, the four family-friendly events below–the Bronx Book Fair, Literacy Across Harlem Day, La Casa Azul Bookstore’s three-year anniversary fiesta, and their 3rd Annual Visit Your Harlem Library Day–will bring you great joy. Continue Reading →
The Black Pack Party is an annual celebration held during Book Expo America for book industry professionals, authors, and friends. The party is co-hosted by AALBC.com, Linda A. Duggins, and Written Magazine. Continue Reading →
My City Park! a book and Lyrics by Brooke Boertzel and Melissa Gordon starring Diana Fox and Sophia Holtz. Continue Reading →
Coinciding with the surge of awareness around the killings of unarmed black men, Pamela Newkirk (pictured), author of Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, and author Sherilynn Ifill (On the Courthouse Lawn: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the 21st Century), a regular political and election night commentator on both national and local television. Continue Reading →
A disgraced former correction officer — convicted of smuggling drugs onto Rikers Island — claims in a sensational new book that he also pimped out a trio of female colleagues to inmates and jail bosses. Continue Reading →