5 Art Picks From The HW Collection For Summer

harlem dancerFor those summer days when you want some new art collectibles for the redo on those home walls and you can’t decide between prints and painting, or maybe find your medium ground in a photograph. Shop our curated faves for the summer. Continue Reading →

Muhammad Ali And Elijah Muhammad In Harlem, 1964 (video)

muhammad-ali-in-harlem 2Outtakes of Nation of Islam (NOI) rally, 369th Regiment Armory, 142nd Street and 8th Avenue, Harlem, N. Y., June 28, 1964, addressed by NOI leader Elijah Muhammad (formerly Poole) and heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad “The Pied Piper of Harlem,” Ali (formerly Cassius Clay). 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 →

De Blasio Finds Inspiration From Malcolm X In Harlem

mayorb ill de blasio in harlemNY Post reports that Mayor de Blasio told a packed Harlem church Sunday that he took the inspiration for adopting his mother’s maiden name from the “Autobiography of Malcolm X.” Continue Reading →

Souleo: Dreaming Of Kin Explores The Lack Family Narrative

Outlaw Clothesline by Yasmin Hernandez (1)By Souleo

Leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X occupy a permanent space within the black historical narrative. Continue Reading →

‘Malcolm X: Liberation Faith Leader’ At The Schomburg In Harlem

malcolmIn collaboration with the Malcolm X Museum, this year’s commemoration of the assassination of Malcolm X will focus on the intersections of his legacy as a liberation faith leader and human rights activist. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Grace Lee Boggs: American Revolutionary

Grace-Lee-Boggs-1The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is holding a free encore screening of the documentary film, American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 6:30pm, to commemorate the incredible life and work of Grace Lee Boggs. Continue Reading →

Annual Africana Traditions Conference With A Harlem’s Hubert Harrison Talk

hubert harrison in harlemThis second Annual Philosophy and Religion in Africana Traditions conference will explore the struggle for liberation of African descendant peoples as demonstrated through the instrumentalities of the philosophical and religious imaginations. Continue Reading →

125th Street From 6th Avenue, Harlem, New York 1891 (update)

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A great print image from 125th Street looking West from 6th Avenue (aka Lenox Avenue, and today Malcolm X), Harlem, New York, 1891.

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The Hotness: Black Power Without Black Women Is Weak

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By Nicole Moore

When most people think about Malcolm X they immediately think of Black manhood leading to associations of Black power tied exclusively to the work of Black men. Continue Reading →