The 2017 Black Pack Party, May 31, 2017

Harlem’s AALBC.com is hosting the 11th Anniversary Black Pack Party on the evening of Wednesday, May 31st, 2017. Continue Reading →

Harlem Mom Knows How To Get Your Husband To do More Around The House

Working mom Tiffany Dufu has come up with a way to “have it all”: Stop trying to do everything herself and get her spouse to do more. Continue Reading →

James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time: A Conversation In Photographs And Prose In Harlem

Join us for a conversation on James Baldwin and the influence of The Fire Next Time with literary guests and photographer Steve Schapiro, moderated by Kevin Young, Director of the Schomburg. Continue Reading →

7 Ways To Help Your Child Develop A Lifetime Emergency Fund

As Jodi walked to class that day the freshman noticed a large circle of booths spread out across the main courtyard of campus. Continue Reading →

Live The Life You Want Now And In The Future In Harlem

Al Zdenek noticed early in his career that his clients, and people in general, had not received a good financial education and had not surrounded themselves with the best advisors. Continue Reading →

Gabourey Sidibe’s From Harlem To Hollywood Memoir

This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare , by Gabourey Sidibe. The actress known for her Oscar-nominated turn in the film “Precious,” recalls a childhood in Brooklyn and Harlem (daughter of a polygamous dad and a mom who busks in the subways) with an unexpected rise to Hollywood fame. Continue Reading →

“How People Of Faith Can Cope With Stress” Symposium At The Abyssinian Baptist Church In Harlem

The Abyssinian Baptist Church Women’s Ministry, Chairperson, Dr. Marcella Maxwell and Co-chairs, Yamisha Chestnut and Tiffanie Claude presented a Mental Health Symposium emphasizing “How People of Faith Can Cope With Stress” recently at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem.
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“Down The Up Staircase: Three Generations Of A Harlem Family,” Beauty And Tragedy

This thoughtful and sobering memoir weaves the beauty and tragedy of Haynes’s family story into the complex history of Harlem. Haynes (Red Lines, Black Space) employs the book as a record, a way to secure the knowledge of his family’s contributions to African-American history. Continue Reading →

Leaders Need To Be Great Salespeople To Succeed From Harlem To Harare

Whether it’s a CEO, a coach or someone else whose job it is to motivate others, a great leader is at heart a good salesperson. Continue Reading →

#OneBookNY Culturalists In Conversation At The Schomburg In Harlem

The Schomburg Center is excited to partner with the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment on the new “One Book, One New York” initiative, for which residents of all five boroughs are encouraged to read the selected book, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (available in the Schomburg Center collection and for purchase at the Schomburg Shop). Continue Reading →