The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New York Public Library today announced the acquisition of American tenor saxophonist and jazz legend Sonny Rollins’ personal archive. Continue Reading →
The works of James Baldwin are coming home. The personal archive of the Harlem native, literary icon and civil rights leader has been acquired by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the center announced Thursday. Continue Reading →
On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017, (and the first day of every month) is Literacy Across Harlem Day, a day on which Total Equity Now encourages all Harlemites, east to west, north to south to #RockThoseReads. Continue Reading →
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.
Hazel Scott, June 11, 1920 – October 2, 1981. She was called the “Darling of Café Society” back in 1939 when Harlem New York was alive with the sounds of swing. Continue Reading →