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 →

Schomburg Center Announces 5th Annual Black Comic Book Festival 2016 In Harlem

seitu5The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture today announced January 13-14, 2017 as the dates of its 5th Annual Black Comic Book Festival in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Schomburg Harlem Highlights Hip-Hop Archives During National Hip-Hop History Month

schomburg library in harlemIn recognition of National Hip-Hop History Month, the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is highlighting notable items from its Hip-Hop Archive Project Collection, initiated in 1999 to actively collect and preserve materials from hip-hop pioneers. Continue Reading →

Estate And Gift Planning Seminar At The Schomburg In Harlem

tumblr_ocw87rnhey1qh48heo1_1280Are you working on your estate plans or need to update them?  How can you best provide for family and loved ones while also supporting your favorite charities? Continue Reading →

The Lapidus Center Announces Inaugural Harriet Tubman Prize Winner Awarded At The Schomburg

finch-and-rethinking-the-slave-rebellionThe Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery has announced Aisha K. Finch’s Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844 (University of North Carolina Press) as the winner of its first annual Harriet Tubman Prize. Continue Reading →