Join HCCI For Their Developing Affordable Housing Panel Discussion

seitu hcci15Clergy members, trustees, board members, and other representatives of faith-based organizations interested in developing affordable housing are invited to Building on Faith, a morning seminar sponsored by Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement (HCCI) and Goldstein Hall. Continue Reading →

Harlem Book Fair Authors Discuss Race On C-Span’s Book TV

022DPL7857-Pamela Newkirk-LCoinciding with the surge of awareness around the killings of unarmed black men, Pamela Newkirk (pictured), author of Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, and author Sherilynn Ifill (On the Courthouse Lawn: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the 21st Century), a regular political and election night commentator on both national and local television. Continue Reading →

Streams of Consciousness: A Movement Narrative At The Schomburg In Harlem

9cdd8ec9-c930-49a5-a6a4-e663a08dc359This program, co presented by CCCADI and The Schomburg Center for Research,  is a dance anthology exploring the cultural and ecological importance of water and probing the spiritual mandate, in the nature based esoteric traditions of the African Diaspora, to preserve this and other natural resources. Continue Reading →

MoMA Launches Walking Tour Of Jacob Lawrence’s Harlem

joacob lawrence migration seriesThe current Museum of Modern Art exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North expands uptown, beyond the Museum’s galleries, with the launch of a self-guided walking tour that explores the Harlem that nurtured Lawrence as a young artist in the 1930s. Continue Reading →

Michelle Obama: A Life By Peter Slevin At The Schomburg

Michelle ObamaMichelle Obama: A Life by biographer Peter Slevin is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama, a woman of achievement and purpose—and the most unlikely first lady in modern American history. Continue Reading →

Visually Speaking: Roy DeCarava, A Life in Art In Harlem

April21RoyDCcropSherry Turner DeCarava, an independent art historian and Executive Director of the DeCarava Archives, offers an in-depth portrait of the life and career of this influential artist and complex man. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melba Moore Talks On Broadway Black Box (video)

melba moore talksMore, more, more! Harlem diva Melba Moore sat down in March with host of Broadway Black Box, Andrew Shade at the Schomburg Center to talk about her journey in theatre, music, the book Black Broadway and of course more. Continue Reading →