Harlem – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

Jordan Baker-Caldwell joins the ranks of renowned artists Charles Alston, Alfred Crimi, Georgette Seabrooke, Elba Lightfoot and Vertis Hayes

Jordan Baker-Caldwell was an artist even before he knew the words to say it. The son of award winning Silversmith and Jewelry Designer, Sandy Baker, Designer: You Definitely Know Her Work—Routes, October 24, 2016, and accomplished Musician, Lawrence Caldwell — Jordan was immersed … Read More

Celebrating the Life of Betty Blayton-Taylor (July 10, 1937 – October 22, 2016), Fine Artist

Betty Blayton Taylor (July 10, 1937 – October 2, 2016) an American activist, advocate, artist, Arts administrator/educator, lecturer. Co Founder of the Studio Museum in Harlem and Director and Founder of the Children’s Art Carnival. “Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis” – … Read More

“Here’s to Life” – James Hubschmitt Birthday Bash and Concert – Proceeds To Benefit The Actors Fund of America

If you’re free on Saturday, October 8th at 3pm and in the mood for some good old-fashioned live entertainment, check out the benefit concert celebrating the life and friends of James Hubschmitt. You’ll find our very own Sandhi Santini performing songs from her … Read More

El Dorado, Arkansas Beauty Contest Invader – Cynthia Scott

June 29, 2016 will mark the 47th anniversary of the first invasion of the Caucasian beauty standard. El Dorado, Arkansas was the place and Cynthia Scott was the sexy, saucy, offending black beauty. Cynthia challenged the status quo of American glamour simply … Read More

Free For All – Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: The Struggle Against Racism and Repression

This month’s program marks 50 years since Stokely Carmichael galvanized the Black Power generation in June 1966; and it suggests the long road to the Black Power era with three presentations. First, Caleb Smith traces the contours of white domination back … Read More

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – First Fridays: LGBTQ Black Pride Edition

A celebration of inspiring LGBTQ pioneers and the rich history housed in The Life Archive collection at the second annual First Fridays: Black LGBTQ Pride Edition. Groove to the music of DJ Missy B and Craig Nice in the Langston Hughes Lobby, and … Read More

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