Cat That Dodged Death Has New Home In Harlem

cat-in-harlemA gray cat that brought a 7 train to a halt last month has found a home in Harlem — minus part of her paw and tail. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Alexander Smalls, Thelma Golden And Others At Sandra L. Richards Book Release Party

book1On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, fashion, film, Art and finance industries best gathered together in New York City to celebrate the release of Rice & Rocks, a new children’s book written by Sandra L. Richards. Continue Reading →

Grammy-Nominated Meshell Ndegeocello Talks Theatrical Work “Can I Get A Witness?” In Harlem

meshell-ndegeocello1Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Meshell Ndegeocello will discuss her upcoming multidisciplinary theatrical work “Can I Get A Witness? The Gospel of James Baldwin,” on November 29th, 2016 at the Schomburg Center in Harlem. Continue Reading →

5 Lessons For Achieving A Successful Career Without Sacrificing Happiness

cloudsOne bit of conventional wisdom has it that to achieve success people must take a nose-to-grindstone, burn-the-midnight-oil approach. Continue Reading →

There Is More To Holidays Than Presents

kanye-west-christmas-in-harlem5With the Holidays around the corner, author Lee Stoerzinger, says there are areas in our lives that are far more important to discuss than what gifts are under the tree. Continue Reading →

“Celebrate Unequal Partners” A Conversation Moderated By Columbia’s Naomi Moland

ab4078d6-bcfe-4f3f-aee4-90244d7d8224We invite you to join Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at 7pm, a celebration of the release of Unequal Partners: American Foundations and Higher Education Development in Africa with its author Fabrice Jaumont and NYU professor of higher education Teboho Moja. Continue Reading →

Must Have: Photo Art Tablebook By Monica Rich Kosann


By Eartha Watts-Hicks

Photographers have a knack for capturing beauty. What better way to capture beauty than to offer a table book with NBC Today Show’s host Tamron Hall as the face of the art?
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Upcoming Events At The Schomburg Center In Harlem

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Just so you can start planning ahead as the holidays approach, check out these Schomburg events for the end of November and early December 2016.

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The Lapidus Center Announces Inaugural Harriet Tubman Prize Winner Awarded At The Schomburg

finch-and-rethinking-the-slave-rebellionThe Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery has announced Aisha K. Finch’s Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844 (University of North Carolina Press) as the winner of its first annual Harriet Tubman Prize. Continue Reading →

5 Ways Leaders Can Take Charge In An Era of ‘Digital Disruption’ In Harlem

digital-disruptionThe rapid advancement of technology continues to change the world – and the marketplace – faster than many businesses can keep up, disrupting all their plans and threatening to render them obsolete. Continue Reading →