Mon. Nov 23rd, 2020

Archived Events

Here we store all old events as an archive to browse. The events range from 1979 – June 2020.

Sonia Boyce, J. Michael Dash, Ellen Gallagher, Isaac Julien, Courtney J. Martin, Steve McQueen, Mark Nash, David Scott, Allison Thompson - nine extraordinary artists reflect on the distinguished Guyanese-born, British painter Frank Bowling's work.... Read More
New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray, the Gracie Mansion Conservancy, NYPL President Dr. Anthony Marx, and other distinguished panelists for a discussion of Ann Petry’s masterful novel "The Street", the newest Gracie Book Club selection. Moderated by Schomburg Director Kevin Young, the conversation will explore the 1945 book that traces the life of a young black woman and her spirited struggle to raise her son amid the violence, poverty, and racial dissonance of Harlem in the late 1940s.... Read More
Stokely Carmichael Black Power!
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The concept of Black Power was introduced by Stokely Carmichael and fellow Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) worker Willie Ricks in June 1966. Like no other ideology before, the multiform and ideologically diverse movement shaped black consciousness and identity and left an immense legacy that continues to inform the contemporary American landscape.  Curated by Dr.... Read More
The Negro Ensemble Company is BACK! — Like other American-African theater organizations, this iconic company has been struggling for well over a decade to provide and maintain a professional venue for Black playwrights to tell stories about people from the African diaspora in quality staged productions. Founded in 1967 by Robert Hooks, Douglass Turner Ward and Gerald S.... Read More
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