HW Pick: Voices of Crisis: Reliving the American Race Crisis In Harlem

Voices-of-Crisis-02-12C.T. Vivian, one of the most respected members of the Civil Rights Movement and recent recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, joins Civil Rights Movement, Schomburg Director, in an open-ended conversation about the struggle for racial equality over the last 50 years. Continue Reading →

Your Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Connection

Schomburg-Center-HolidayThe Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is one of the world’s leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African Diasporan experiences. Continue Reading →

Maya Angelou Calypso Signed Poster

51NVbJ2vBILA Maya Angelou ‘Calypso’ Festival poster autograph with Geoffrey Holder’s performance. Continue Reading →

Harlem Book Fair 2012 at the Schomburg

Join us for the annual Harlem Book Fair 2012, presented by Quarterly Black Review, with panels in the Langston Hughes Auditorium at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, book readings in the courtyard, and vendors on 135th Street. Continue Reading →

Giacomo Gates and Souleo Podcast

Listen to the Special HW Radio Podcast show with host Danny Tisdale as he talks with Harlem musician Giacomo Gates new CD based on Gil Scott Heron’s Harlmem album and Souleo talks his event the New York Public Library Celebrates Pride Month and the Arts series.

June 19th, at 2 pm. Continue Reading →

Björk And NYPL Offer Program for Harlem Kids

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival & BjorkBjörk has teamed with the New York Public Library and other institutions to create an interactive learning program for children based on an iPad app of her latest music. Continue Reading →

A’Lelia Walker’s Dark Tower in Harlem

This was the site of A’Lelia Walker’s (1885-1931) home and famous salon, “The Dark Tower,” which she hosted for writers, musicians, and other artists during the 1920s. Continue Reading →