Combatting Oppression With Sacred African Traditions At City College In Harlem

In our current era of systematic racism, gender-based violence, neo-fascism, and religious intolerance, a pioneering New York City based cultural arts organization is hosting Trade/itions event in Harlem. Continue Reading →

We Look Forward To “My Soul Looks Back” By Jessica B. Harris In Harlem

Jessica B. Harris, preeminent culinary scholar of the African Diaspora, cookbook author, and journalist, pens a memoir about a time in her life shaped by a romance with fellow college professor Sam Floyd, as well as friendships and chance encounters with cultural icons James Baldwin, Maya Angelou, and Nina Simone. Continue Reading →

Africans Who Built The World A Talk At The Schomburg In Harlem

From 1471 to 1700, enslaved and free Africa- and Europe-born African people made up perhaps 20% of southern Iberia’s urban populations. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Black Girls Rock! and Bold Soul Sisters Sound Off

Christian-John-Wikane-and-Nona-Hendryx-at-Apollo-Bold-Soul-Sisters-Panel_-Photography-by-cBy Souleo

Women’s History Month drew to a close, or should we say a crescendo this past week with two special March end-of-the-month events, where women were celebrated and given a platform to share their thoughts on a host of topics, including the F word: feminism. Continue Reading →