Check out the Museum of the Moving Image’s upcoming program Endangered by the Moving Image: The Criminalization of Black and Brown Bodies on February 1st, 2015. Continue Reading →
The show of the forty images documents the faith traditions of African Americans.
From Spike Lee (“Da Sweet Blood of Jesus”) to Don Cheadle (the forthcoming Miles Davis biopic “Miles Ahead”), raising funds via crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo has surged in popularity. Continue Reading →
Morris (Maishel Arriz in Hebrew) Harris was born in Svadish, Lithuania (then a part of Russia) in 1874. Svadish was one block long with very small one-story houses, except for the Harris house which had two stories.
Third Annual Black Comic Book Festival 2015, at the Schomburg with Jerry Craft and John Jennigs on Saturday, January 17th, 2015
After Saturday’s ambush killing of two New York police officers, James Woods is pointing fingers at two people: Reverend Al Sharpton and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. Continue Reading →
For anyone who thinks it is poor timing to host an economic summit focused largely on increasing diversity in Silicon Valley during a climate of protests against police brutality, here is a rebuttal: the two are connected, according to Rev. Jesse Jackson. Continue Reading →
The Museum of Modern Art marks the centennial of the beginning of the Great Migration, the multi-decade mass movement of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North, with the exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North from April 3 through September 7, 2015. Continue Reading →
Have fave William James “Count” Basie established 4/4 swing as one of jazz’s predominant styles and solidified the link between jazz and the blues. Continue Reading →
The Boys Choir of Harlem (also known as the Harlem Boys Choir) was a choir located in Harlem, New York. Its last performance was in 2007.