Freedom Summer At The Schomburg In Harlem

schomburg in harlemVeteran Director Stanley Nelson captures the volatile months of the 1964 Freedom Summer through remarkable period footage and the firsthand testimonies of volunteers who were transformed by their time in Mississippi. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Breaking The Line’ At The Schomburg

harlem fillmBreaking the Line brings to life the historic saga of the battle for the 1967 black college championship, culminating in a riveting, excruciatingly close contest. Continue Reading →

GirlsTalk/GuysTalk And The Gathering for Justice Partner In Harlem

Aurora 3Martin 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 →

LGBTQ Cultures in Photography At The Schomburg

June-9-Visually-Speaking-Gerad-Gaskin-image Join the Schomburg as we celebrate LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning) culture through the images of photographers Gerad Gaskin and Samantha Box. Continue Reading →

Harlem Students Face Off in Teen Battle Chef Competition

Teen_Battle_ChefTwelve Harlem students who have mastered an eight-week culinary program will put their cooking skills to the test when they face off in Teen Battle Chef Live. Continue Reading →

No Longer Empty’s Show “If You Build It” In Harlem

art in harlemOn our 5-year anniversary of presenting site-specific art, No Longer Empty’s exhibition “If You Build It” takes root in Sugar Hill—the legendary epicenter of the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →

Maya Angelou Tribute At The Schomburg In Harlem

51E6x+U5kDLThe New York Public Library is paying tribute to the life of Maya Angelou with a free exhibition of her papers. Continue Reading →

Join The Harlem Tourism Conference Now

East harlem1Harlem Arts Alliance and The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce present the Harlem Tourism Conference on Monday June 2, 5:30pm, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd. at West 135th Street. Continue Reading →

Harlem Responds To The Death Of Maya Angelo

maya11“Today we mourn the passing and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou, whose voice, passion, and life has left a lasting influence on our state and nation…. Continue Reading →