Schomburg Center Acquires Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins’ Personal Archive (Photographs)

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New York Public Library today announced the acquisition of American tenor saxophonist and jazz legend Sonny Rollins’ personal archive. Continue Reading →

“Chisholm ’72 — Unbought & Unbossed” At The Schomburg In Harlem

november2unboughtunbossedShirley Chisholm was the first African American to seek the Democratic Party presidential nomination in 1972. Continue Reading →

The 8th Annual Black Panther Party Film Festival At Maysles In Harlem

black panther party1Produced by the Black Panther Commemoration Committee, NY and Maysles Cinema. 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party and the buzz surrounding this historic milestone is electrifying. Continue Reading →

Jessica Williams, Ebony Jo-Ann To Receive Reel Sisters Award

JE_t580Sunday, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m., the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will present the first Reel Sisters Hattie McDaniel Award to honorees Jessica Williams, the beloved correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah,” and Ebony Jo-Ann, award-winning actress noted for her role as Ma Rainey in August Wilson’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” Continue Reading →

Harlem Family Friendly Hang Outs For July 4th

hw17 girls in articleHarlem Children’s Parade

Join us for a 3rd year in taking part in a fun event, the July 4th Harlem Children’s Parade, at Morningside Drive and 115th Street (upper level of Morningside Park).  There will be a free yoga demo for kids by Land Yoga at 10:00 am.  The parade line-up starts at 10:45 am.   Continue Reading →