Hamilton Landmark Galleries Presents Ademola Olugebefola

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By Lynn Lieberman

In a special three-day presentation, the Hamilton Landmark Galleries will hold a solo exhibit of the work of Ademola Olugebefola. Continue Reading →

ARTchives Series Presents Artist Jorge Luis Rodriguez In Harlem

Jorge Luis Rodriguez Harlem World AFineLyneBy AFineLyne

This month, the Artchives Method & Documentation Series at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives in East Harlem is presenting a solo exhibit of the work of renowned sculpture artist, Jorge Luis Rodriguez. Continue Reading →

MoMA And The Schomburg Launch Talk Series

schomburg and moma talks seriesThe Museum of Modern Art and The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture launch a new series of public conversations addressing the meaning of equity in contemporary culture and society, and the steps required for progress. Continue Reading →

Black Suburbia: From Levittown to Ferguson In Harlem

BlackSuburbiaWhat do the suburbs teach us about the black experience, family ideals, community, and racial identity? How is the myth of the American Dream complicated by the African American suburban experience? Continue Reading →

Fall Open House: The Black Fantastic At The Schomburg

FINAL+Fall+open+house+cropThe Schomburg Center’s annual Fall Open House is an opportunity for our audiences and patrons to access and engage with our collections, exhibitions, and programmatic offerings in an evening filled with conversations, performances, films and art.  Continue Reading →

Kevin McGruder Talks Real Estate On Harlem World Radio

KevinMcGruderKevin McGruder, interest in community led to a career in community development, and now as an academic, to research interests that include African American institutions, urban history, and gay and lesbian history. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s NBPC Gives Grant To ‘Althea’ Documentary (updated)

Althea Gibson at the West Side Tennis Club Forest Hills NY ca 1950 Credit Corbis

The Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) has made a grant in support of Althea, the award-winning documentary about trailblazing tennis star Althea Gibson. Continue Reading →

2015 Harlem Creates Music Festival Is Coming

harlem creates festivalThe summer is not over yet! Before it ends check out the 2nd annual 2015 Harlem Creates Music Festival at the end of the month in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

First Fridays Music Event At The Schomburg In Harlem

46c5e8a2-fd4d-407a-8e70-92410bf277f8In honor of trailblazer Larry Levan, August First Fridays at the Schomburg will jam all night long to house music! Levan was a pioneer of house music in New York City, best known for his decade-long residency at the popular New York City night club, Paradise Garage. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s ‘One Righteous Man’ By Arthur Browne

arthur browns bookAn early reader of this portrait of Samuel Jesse Battle harkened back to the Old Testament, verse three of Psalm 106: “Blessed are they who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times!” Continue Reading →