I Am A Black Woman! Poster, Banneker’s Almanack And Much More At Swann Galleries

banneker1On March 27, Swann Galleries conducted their annual auction devoted to Printed & Manuscript African Americana, which attracted many institutional bidders and saw record results for rare books and other publications.

Dining With Ms. LIl: Just Food is Connecting NYers with Healthy Food

Just Foods 6th Annual Tasting BenefitBy LIl Nickelson

Just Food is a non-profit organization that is helping feed healthy food to food insecure New Yorkers across the five boroughs through six (6) programs.  Continue Reading →

Marcus, Josephine, Coltrane, Monk … At Swann Galleries Auction

george washington carvey letterAs we celebrate American history, the Swann Galleries offer us an opportunity to own it. On Thursday, March 27 Swann Galleries will offer a rich assortment of historical material related to the African experience in the Americas in their 19th annual auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: MLK Celebration At BAM

seitus world 2By Seitu Oronde

Today represents what would have been the 85th birthday of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,. People assembled from all over the city to help celebrate this legend. Continue Reading →

Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (video)

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The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish filmmakers, and co-producer Harlemite Danny Glover .. Continue Reading →