#OneBookNY Culturalists In Conversation At The Schomburg In Harlem

The Schomburg Center is excited to partner with the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment on the new “One Book, One New York” initiative, for which residents of all five boroughs are encouraged to read the selected book, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (available in the Schomburg Center collection and for purchase at the Schomburg Shop). Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Michaela angela Davis And Featuring Terrie Williams At Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness

Davis and williams1To confront the debilitating effect of mental illness on Brooklyn’s low income communities, Brooklyn Community Services (BCS), will host the summit Brooklyn Stand Up! Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness.  Continue Reading →

Cocktails, Cinema & Revolution At Raw Space In Harlem

64d82e_c6ed373673544358ae142f07622064e7Cocktails, Cinema & Revolution, is a Black History Month celebration of Black excellence, artistry, activism and independent film.Our Revolution Award honorees include Oscar-nominated director of Selma Ava DuVernay, Eclipsed playwright and The Walking Dead actress Danai Gurira, author/actor/activist Hill Harper of Limitless and CSI-NY, MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, and Black Lives Matter. Continue Reading →

Conversation With Lupita Nyongo’o At MIST In Harlem

lupita in harlemIn the midst of making her much anticipated New York stage debut, Academy Award winner Lupita Nyongo’o (12 Years a Slave) sits down with acclaimed journalist Michaela Angela Davis to talk about her life as artist, global citizen and fashion icon.  Continue Reading →