From Dapper to Dope Harlem Style At The Schomburg

harlem style at the schomburgAs a prelude to New York Fashion Week and Black History Month salute, MAD Free & the Schomburg Center present a dynamic multi-platform conversation celebrating the diversity, creativity, and intelligence of self-expression of black men through style uniquely found on the streets of Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Studio Museum Announces Spring 2015 Happenings

doyle at the studio museumThis spring, The Studio Museum in Harlem will present six exciting exhibitions and projects that highlight the breadth and depth of art by artists of African descent. Continue Reading →

“Black Lives Matter”, March In Harlem (photos)

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Great images from the Working Families party as they document the community coming out in support of the Black Lives Matter march on January 19, 2015 near 106th Streets in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Third Annual Black Comic Book Festival 2015

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Third Annual Black Comic Book Festival 2015, at the Schomburg with Jerry Craft and John Jennigs on Saturday, January 17th, 2015

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Souleo: Rev. Jesse Jackson Takes On Silicon Valley

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For anyone who thinks it is poor timing to host an economic summit focused largely on increasing diversity in Silicon Valley during a climate of protests against police brutality, here is a rebuttal: the two are connected, according to Rev. Jesse Jackson. Continue Reading →

‘HOMAGE 3: ILLMATIC’ An Original Play In Harlem

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The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Changing Perceptions Theater, and the Creative Collective present HOMAGE 3: ILLMATIC an original play by Shaun Neblett (penname SNEB1). Continue Reading →

Between the Lines: George Clinton At The Schomburg In Harlem

harlem world magazine big logo1The funk musician George Clinton shares stories about his life and career on the occasion of the publication of his new book, Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard on You?: A Memoir. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Celebrating “Urbanist” Painter Frank Morrison

Morrions  imageHouse of Art Gallery, a Bedford-Stuyvesant contemporary  pioneer that has carved a niche  as a promoter of urban  culture joins the debate with  an exciting  multi-media exhibit  and   program of lectures, installations  and discussions with complimentary sounds and music. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Takes Cues From West Harlem

Corn-Exchange in harlemOne sunny morning last week, an engineer with Consolidated Edison unfurled a large sheet of blueprints in front of a block-long vacant lot at East 125th Street and Park Avenue. Continue Reading →