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 →
In honor of legendary DJ Larry Levan, guests at our fourth annual House Music Edition of First Fridays will jam all night long to house music!
In historian Ibram X. Kendi’s critically acclaimed book Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, he chronicles the entire story of anti-black racist ideas and their staggering power over the course of American history. Continue Reading →
Our annual commemoration of the birth of el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz (Malcolm X) will explore his legacy as it directly reflects the state of Black America today. Continue Reading →
What are the politics of police brutality in New York City and what leaders and movements have attempted to stop it? Why don’t police review boards stop police brutality? 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 →
As part of the Schomburg’s rich history of collecting and preserving cinema of are featuring black talent across the African diaspora in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →