Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) in association with The New Black Fest present Continue Reading →
“The National Black Theater has been part of the cultural foundation of Harlem for more than 40 years. Unfortunately, nefarious business practices and eventual abandonment by our investor group, Nubian Heritage, now threaten our property and our community programming. Our 8-year relationship with Nubian began with such promise, but quickly became a dangerous drain our financial resources. This group continually took advantage of our commitment to African American entrepreneurship and our advocacy on behalf of our friends. Yet we refuse to allow our community to be victimized. Continue Reading →
Dr. Teer came to Harlem in 1968, leaving behind a lucrative career in show business. Since then she worked tirelessly to maintain the true essence of African American lifestyle. Below is from the National Black Theater website.
Former New York State Governor Mario Cuomo and Vincent Tese acknowledged Dr. Teer as “one of New York State’s greatest cultural treasures and resources and a cornerstone for the revitalization of 125th Street.” Continue Reading →