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The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture advances the knowledge of the global black experience through dynamic programs and exhibitions. 

 

 

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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Visually Speaking: Jamel Shabazz and Akintola Hanif
Brooklyn-born Jamel Shabazz has been capturing New York life since he was 15 years old. In his gaze were his peers, members of the local Mosque, elders in their Sunday best, families--all members of communities that shared familial bonds. He recently released a new book, Pieces of A Man. Shabazz will be in conversation with photojournalist, curator and filmmaker, Akintola Hanif, to discuss his photographic contributions to “preserve world history and culture.” A book signing will follow. MOD…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 6:30 p.m.
Harriet Tubman Prize Talk With Aisha K. Finch
Author Aisha K. Finch talks to Herman Bennett, Professor of History at The Graduate Center, CUNY, about her book, Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844, which is the winner of our first ever Harriet Tubman Prize. In Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba, published by The University of North Carolina Press, the jury of the Harriet Tubman Prize saw a “nuanced, deeply researched, and precisely rendered” account of the events. “With a textured reading of th…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,
Book Lovers
Tue, December 13
@ 6:30 p.m.
Between the Lines
Clint Smith and Mahogany L. Browne
Educator, activist and poet Clint Smith, whose two TED Talks, “The Danger of Silence” and “How to Raise a Black Son in America,” have been viewed more than 4 million times, will present his latest poetry collection, Counting Descent, here at the Schomburg. In Counting Descent, Smith explores the cognitive dissonance that results from belonging to a community that unapologetically celebrates black humanity while living in a world that often renders blackness a caricature of fear. A 2014 National…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Thu, December 15
@ 6:30 p.m.
Between the Lines
Nichelle Gainer and Emil Wilbekin
Vintage Black Glamour: Gentlemen's Quarters is the anticipated follow-up to Nichelle Gainer’s Vintage Black Glamour, a popular collection of photographs and profiles of world-renowned black stars. Gentlemen's Quarters contains biographies and images of lesser-known but hugely influential artists, alongside stars such as Duke Ellington and Muhammed Ali. Men like pioneering photographer Charles 'Teenie' Harris and fashion designer Willi Smith are among those profiled. Gainer will be in conver…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Fri, January 6
@ 6 p.m.
First Fridays
2016 & Beyond Edition
We're kicking off the new year with a brand new edition of our popular monthly social gathering by reminiscing over the tunes that broke the Internet last year, the jams that brought everyone to the dance floor. There’ll also be live music, signature drinks, and opportunity to network with others in the community. Our host, Dhalimu from Dhali's Closet, will set the soundtrack of the evening as guests will be able to explore our pop-up exhibition, Black Power 50, a prelude to our two extended…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Fri, January 13
@ 10 a.m.
Education @ the Schomburg
Schomburg Center's 5th Annual Black Comic Book Festival
Thank you for checking out the Schomburg Center's Black Comic Book Festival! We are extremely excited for you to attend our 5th annual program, which has expanded to TWO DAYS! New offers are available for comic fans of all ages, including a limited edition 5th anniversary program booklet, festival T-shirts, and the opportunity to donate samples of your comics to the Schomburg's comic book archive! All the information you need to get registered is outlined below. Should you have any additional qu…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Sat, January 14
@ 10 a.m.
Education @ the Schomburg
Schomburg Center's 5th Annual Black Comic Book Festival
Thank you for checking out the Schomburg Center's Black Comic Book Festival! We are extremely excited for you to attend our 5th annual program, which has expanded to TWO DAYS! New offers are available for comic fans of all ages, including a limited edition 5th anniversary program booklet, festival T-shirts, and the opportunity to donate samples of your comics to the Schomburg's comic book archive! All the information you need to get registered is outlined below. Should you have any additional qu…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children

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