I scream, you scream for FwF’s FUN-O-WEEN! No need to fear, our 3rd annual bar crawl is here!!! And it’s better than ever.Join us Saturday, October 27 as we crawl through some of Brooklyn’s dopest black owned bars and lounges. We’ll start mobbing through... Read More
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture ,
515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, United States
Join us for our popular monthly social gathering, where there’ll be live music, signature drinks, an opportunity to network with others in the community. This month we’re celebrating the rich sounds of Afro-Beat music, birthed by Fela Ransome Kuti! ... Read More
Countee Cullen Library ,
104 West 136th Street, New York, United States
Join the Schomburg Center and Countee Cullen Library for the third Schomburg Reading Circle discussion with a conversation on One Person, No Vote by Carol Anderson.
Come prepared to delve deeper into the book's themes and topics, and to discuss wha... Read More
Join us for a special evening with Grammy-Award winning pianist, composer and arranger Billy Childs. Having performed with an honor roll of jazz luminaries that includes Freddie Hubbard, J. J. Johnson, Joe Henderson, and Wynton Marsalis, Childs is a high... Read More
Statistics obtained from the Jamaica Gleaner show that in 2017, with more than 1,600 murders, Jamaica recorded one of the highest crime rates in the world. Join us for the Caribbean International (CIN) 14th Annual Lecture as we welcome ... Read More
Dr. Carol Anderson author of One Person, No Vote, discusses disenfranchisement efforts across history and the power of Black voices in politics.
FIRST COME, FIRST SEATEDEvents are free and open to all, but due to space constraints registration is requ... Read More
Charles White, the gifted painter, printmaker, and draftsman, was part of vibrant communities of artists in New York, Chicago and California that included Paul Roberson, Elizabeth Catlett, Harry Belafonte, and others connected to the Committee for the Neg... Read More
Featuring rare outtakes from over 100 photoshoots alongside interviews and essays from industry legends, Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop takes readers on a chronological journey from old-school to alternative hip-hop and from analog to digital p... Read More
Over the course of his four-decade career, Charles White’s commitment to creating powerful images of African Americans—what his gallerist and, later, White himself described as “images of dignity”—was unwavering. Using his virtuoso skills as a draftsman,... Read More