Robert Christgau And Greg Tate Talk in Harlem

45a3b4ec-979b-4119-bdc4-89f581127032A legendary writer and editor, Bob Christgau is considered the Dean of Rock Critics. At the Village Voice he edited some of the top jazz critics of the last generation, from Gary Giddins to Stanley Crouch. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “The Age of Ferguson,” Discussion In Harlem

black art lives1Pioneering artists and activists from across the nation will discuss the future of arts and culture as tools for social justice in “the Age of Ferguson,” Saturday, November 7, 2015.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Women in Tech, Growing Your Career’ Talk Moderated By Helen Reeves

Helen-Ogbara tech talkJoin moderator Harlem Columbia University graduate Helen Reeves, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, with Rebecca Garcia, CoderDojo NYC, Adam Creeger, Greenhouse Software, Kelly Bailey, Microsoft and Lorraine Buhannic, AppNexus as they discuss the shortage of women in tech, diversity and that there is not enough qualified female applicants from Harlem to Harare. Continue Reading →

MoMA And The Schomburg Launch Talk Series

schomburg and moma talks seriesThe Museum of Modern Art and The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture launch a new series of public conversations addressing the meaning of equity in contemporary culture and society, and the steps required for progress. Continue Reading →

The 3rd Annual Ed Gordon Lecture Featuring Sonia Nieto In Harlem

sonia-nieto_-8-615x320As part of the 3rd Annual Edmund Gordon Lecture professor Sonia Nieto reflects on her life as a teacher, curriculum developer, mentor, ethnic studies instructor, researcher, and professor of teacher educator. Continue Reading →

Join Gale Brewer And Common Cause Forum On Verizon In Harlem

commoncause and gale brewerJoin Common Cause NY, Consumers Union and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer are hosting a Community Forum on Neighborhood Experiences with Verizon FiOs Rollout this Thursday, July 23, 2015 for all Manhattan residents to hold Verizon accountable for its obligations to New Yorkers under its 2008 franchise agreement.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Fort Tryon Park Trust, Living Landmarks Panel Discussion

0e39c7d0-7b93-49c9-be40-2c6735f49288Fort Tryon Park Trust presents the Living Landmarks which celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City’s landmarks law. Continue Reading →

A Conversation With Arva R. Rice And Dr. Khalil G. Muhammad

ArvaPhotoJoin us for a special conversation with President and CEO of the NY Urban League’s Arva R. Rice  and Schomburg Center’s Dr. Khalil Muhammad Chief of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to discuss the intersection of Jacob Lawrence’s work with civil rights organizations and cultural institutions. Continue Reading →

Apollo’s Behind The Scenes: Women in Hip Hop In Harlem

By Morgan A. Grain | Photographs by Trotfilms

Audience members witnessed something similar to a music, dance and arts reunion between college gal pals—most of the panelists had previously worked or collaborated together at least once—at the Behind the Scenes: Women in Hip Hop career panel presented by the Apollo Theater Education Program. Continue Reading →

NYC Teens Learn From The Pros At One Hundred Black Men

NYC Teens Learn From The Pros At One Hundred Black MenMore than two dozen New York City teens in the Junior One Hundred/Pathways To Success Program gathered at Pace University on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon to hear from an esteemed group of panelists. Continue Reading →