Tag Archives: Schomburg Center

Schomberg Center Shares Discussion About Politics of Race

Between the Lines: Michael Eric Dyson and Joy Reid (Part 1)

The Schomburg Center has uploaded on YouTube video of Michael Eric Dyson and Joy Reid discussing his provocative new book, The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America.

They have an engaging discussion that is poignant and illuminating for this moment in time.

Watch Part 1 here:http://youtu.be/VGB0i4xWzb4

 

“Harlem is unquestionably happening…” says NYC and Company

 

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New York’s official marketing and tourism organization NYC and Company‘s latest “Neighborhood X Neighborhood” unveiled its latest campaign on  Wednesday highlighting Harlem and Washington Heights , including a multipage article on Harlem’s Foodie Renaissance and a Destination:Harlem page that includes hotspots both legendary and new alike, including the Apollo Theater, the Schomburg Center, Aloft Harlem, Sylvia’s , Amy Ruth’s,  Red Rooster, Chez Lucienne, Bier International , Billie’s Black, and the Studio Museum.

“The Harlem and Washington Heights communities have rich cultural legacies that continue to thrive,” said Deputy Cultural Affairs Commissioner Margaret Morton. “From the iconic stages at the Apollo Theater and Harlem Stage, to the rich collections of the Cloisters and Studio Museum, arts organizations in these neighborhoods provide extraordinary opportunities for visitors and residents to engage with a wide range of unique cultural activities.”

 

http://www.nycgo.com/neighborhoods/

 

 

An Election Party we left off last nights List – Schomburg’s Election Watch Party!

Another Election Party not to be missed THE SCHOMBURG’S 2012 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION WATCH PARTY.  Doors open at 6PM free admission!  Watch the live results on the big screen and help tweet the results: #Schomurg2012

Schomburg Center 515 Malcolm X Boulevard | New York  (212) 491-2200.

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First Saturday Family Fun at the Schomburg: Make African Head Wraps

By NativeNewYorker

The “First Saturday” of each month, the Schomburg Center presents a family-oriented program.  This Saturday, March 4th, internationally acclaimed fashion designer Imani McFarlane will show your children how to use gorgeous fabrics and African styles to highlight their hair. For ages 12 and up. All materials will be provided. Free!

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcom X Blvd at 1
Saturday, March 3, 2012, 4 – 6 p.m.35th Street

For registration, go to www.schomburgcenter.eventbrite.com or call  (212) 491-2040      .