Harlem’s Kevin Young Is Named New Poetry Editor At The New Yorker

Esteemed poet Kevin Young, an Atlanta resident and professor at Emory University, has been named the new poetry editor at The New Yorker.

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‘Piecing Me Together,’ With Renee Watson At The Schomburg In Harlem

Join the Schomburg Junior Scholars Program and author Renee Watson for a conversation on her book, Piecing Me Together, and the importance of representation in young adult books. Continue Reading →

“The Watermelon Woman,” At The Schomburg In Harlem

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Schomburg Center is proud to present a 20th anniversary screening of Cheryl Dunye’s groundbreaking film, The Watermelon Woman, which in 1996 became the first feature film by a queer African-American woman. Continue Reading →

2017 Annual Women’s Jazz Festival “Ella, Ella” At The Schomburg In Harlem

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture today announced its 2017 Annual Women’s Jazz Festival honoring the centennial birthday of Ella Fitzgerald and her continued influence on the evolution of jazz. Continue Reading →

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture To Open New Exhibition Black Power! In Harlem

On February 16, 2017, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will open its latest exhibition Black Power! in the newly-renovated Main Exhibition Hall. Continue Reading →

NBLCA Presents: ’90 DAYS’ Film Screening And Panel On Healthy Relationships In Harlem

On Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) will present 90 DAYS starring Teyonah Parris (Survivor’s Remorse, Mad Men & Chi-Raq), with executive producer Jussie Smollett (Empire, The Skinny & The Mighty Ducks). Continue Reading →

The Schomburg Center And Maysles Documentary Center Present: ‘I Am Not A Negro’ In Harlem

In honor of Black History Month, the Schomburg Center and Maysles Documentary Center invite you to join us for a free community preview screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary, I Am Not Your Negro directed by Raoul Peck. Continue Reading →

Adger Cowans’ Personal Vision Opens At The Schomburg In Harlem

Adger Cowans will debut Personal Vision, a monograph of original photography spanning 40 years, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, on January 30th, 2017 at 6:30 pm, in Harlem, NY.

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Marcus Garvey And The Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) At The Schomburg In Harlem

marcus-garvey1As part of our efforts to make accessible various items in our collection holdings, we’ve presented this research guide on highlighting the work and legacy of publisher, entrepreneur, and early Pan-African leader Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). Continue Reading →

The Fabulous First Fridays “Black Tie Edition” At The Schomburg In Harlem

holidayeditio1The Schomburg Center in Harlem is proud to bring back our annual holiday fundraiser, a special “Black Tie Edition” of First Fridays, our popular monthly social gathering. Continue Reading →