First lady Michelle Obama lauded poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou as the first person who let her know she could be a strong and smart black woman, joining other famous admirers and friends in a private memorial service Saturday that was filled with tears, laughter, poetry and gospel singing. Continue Reading →
Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “People who have a stake in their society, protect that society, but when they don’t have it, they unconsciously want to destroy it.” Continue Reading →
Harlem is bidding farewell to an indefatigable freedom fighter and pan-African activist who waged a decades-long battle for black empowerment at home and around the world. Continue Reading →
Harlem Tourism 2014 Event at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at 135th Street And Malcolm X Blvd., Continue Reading →
Today was the street naming event of Silvia’s P. Woods Way for the Queen of Soul Food Silvia Woods legendary owner of Silvia’s Restaurant on West 126th Street and Malcolm X (Lenox Avenue), Central Harlem, New York.
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Parade & Street Fair The Juneteenth Celebration in Harlem Continue Reading →
On 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.