Between the Lines: Heather Ann Thompson & Khalil Gibran Muhammad In Harlem

schomurg in harlemBlood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, by award-winning historian Heather Ann Thompson of University of Michigan, sheds new light on one of the most important civil rights stories of the last century–the 1971 Attica Correctional Facility uprising in upstate New York. Continue Reading →

50th Anniversary Of The Black Power Movement

Black-Power-Kathleen-crop1On June 16, 1966 Stokely Carmichael of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) introduced “Black Power” as a slogan. Continue Reading →

100th Anniversary Commemoration Of NY’s 369th Infantry In Harlem

369th harlem hellfightersTo commemorate the 100th anniversary of New York’s 369th Infantry, join them for a documentary film screening of Men of Bronze (1977), a film about the remarkable African-American men who fought in WWI. Continue Reading →

Between the Lines: Shaka Senghor And John Forte At The Schomburg

June+1-Writing+My+Wrongs+Cover+cropIn his memoir Writing My Wrongs , Shaka Senghor chronicles child abuse, violence, depression, and life in the streets as a drug dealer, which led him to a murder conviction and behind bars.   Continue Reading →

‘Thomas Jefferson, Slavery, And Race’ Talk In Harlem

thomas jefferson in harlem1In this groundbreaking work, Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, Annette Gordon-Reed teams up with America’s leading Jefferson scholar, Peter S. Onuf, to analyze Thomas Jefferson’s vision of himself, the American Revolution, Christianity, slavery, and race. Continue Reading →

The National Jazz Museum In Harlem Announces Talks With Greg Thomas And More

Albert_Murray_-_walter_beckhamThe National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH)—an institution in the heart of Harlem’s cultural district dedicated to preserving, promoting, and presenting jazz music… Continue Reading →

“Have You Ever Heard of This Thing Called the Lincoln [Hospital] Collective?” Talk In Harlem

60a3bd4b-e485-4d6d-b260-f0e8ef181830What do you do if you’re a young physician with a growing sense of social justice, and the world looks like it’s in political upheaval around you? In 1970, about two-dozen young physicians asked themselves this very question. Continue Reading →

Women Speak About Malcolm X At The Schomburg In Harlem

malcolm x talk in harlemAnnual celebration of the birthday of Malcolm X/Al-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, in collaboration with the Malcolm X Museum will feature an all-women panel. Continue Reading →

IUME Colloquia Series With Jennifer Kathleen Johnson In Harlem

-Jennifer Kathleen JohnsonJoin us for Jennifer Kathleen Johnson Ph.D. Candidate in English Education, Arts and humanities for the IUME Colloquia Series at Teachers College in Harlem, New York.  Continue Reading →

Chester Higgins In Conversation With Randall Pinkston In Harlem

chester higgins in harlemA phenomenal photographer, Chester Higgins Jr. is an equally ferocious wit and riveting storyteller. Join the conversation about his photography and travels around the globe with news anchor, Randall Pinkston. Continue Reading →