At the annual Schomburg Center event, I didn’t have to go searching for books made by and for me — because they were all around me.
From Harlem to Brooklyn, from joyful dance to quiet reflection, here are eight ways to observe Juneteenth and recognize the enduring repercussions of slavery.
As the Black liberation holiday is being embraced by the mainstream, it feels important to note that actions (and dollars) speak louder than words. Here are a few Black-led organizations to support on June 19 and beyond.
To mark its 95th anniversary, the center’s staff and curators chose 95 books by Black authors, including titles by James Baldwin, Saidiya Hartman, Jesmyn Ward, Deborah Willis, and Colson Whitehead.
The Art & Artifacts division of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem has finally moved its collection back home after years of offsite storage.
Firelei Báez: Joy Out of Fire, on view at Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, offers long-overdue recognition for a number of women activists, writers, artists, and politicians of color.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presents a panel discussion on the impact of queer Black voices in fashion.
The Schomburg Center examines the importance of the political and social movement, from its poetry and music to its inspiring of marginalized groups around the world.
At one of the few black-owned galleries in Harlem, a new exhibition of works by Delano Dunn is challenging, surprising, troubling, and complex.
This week, the US Department of the Interior designated 24 new National Historic Landmarks, including several vital art and culture sites.
Forget James Bond — how about we get Idris Elba to be the next Batman?
The current exhibition at the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is titled, i found god in myself: The 40th Anniversary of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls. Though on its face this weighty title sounds empowering, ultimately it belies the exhibition and the original play that engendered and shapes it.