Community Calendar: February 23 - March 1

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, the anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, December 12th Movement presented “Malcolm X Speaks in the Era of Trump” at Sistas’ Place, in Brooklyn.

Community Calendar: February 16 - February 22

Imhotep's Guide to Black Events

Schomburg hosts fifth annual Black Comic Book Fest

Rapidly becoming one of the most highly anticipated yearly family events for many, the Black Comic Book Festival returns to the Schomburg Jan. 13 and 14.

Jazz Gallery Films, Jazz for Disability, Jazz Connect

The Jazz Gallery, known for introducing its audiences to exciting young guns and those musicians who refuse to follow the Merriam-Webster definition of a “conformist”, will present its Inaugural Jazz on Film Festival Jan. 6 and Jan. 7.

Kerry James Marshall on exhibit at Met Breur

The largest museum retrospective to date of the work of American artist Kerry James Marshall (born 1955) is currently showing at the Met Breuer as a cornerstone of its inaugural season.

Special holiday events at The Met

Inspired by “Kerry James Marshall: Mastry,” there are several special conversations and events happening now at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Marshall Exhibit is currently on view through Jan. 29, 2017, at The Met Breurer.

Documenting Harlem in pictures

December marks a time of festivities, family and celebrating what we’re grateful for.

2016 Kwanzaa Forever stamp now available

The U.S. Postal Service issued the 2016 Kwanzaa Forever stamp on October 1 in Charleston, S.C.

Justin Michael Williams—‘Metamorphosis’ of an artist

Humble beginnings give rise to the most authentic, creative individuals and artists. Musician and performer Justin Michael Williams possesses a deep dedication and passion for music and is a music star on the rise with a powerful voice and message ...

OWN’s ‘Queen Sugar’ top pick with women

A day in the life of a journalist in New York City isn’t hard work. Let me keep it 100 percent.

A melting pot of Harlem culture

Harlem is inundated with rich culture and colorful communities from all walks of life.

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation celebrates roof-breaking, design of new wing

Since 2005, home for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Foundation has been a sleek, glass-enclosed building on the northwest corner of West 55th Street and Ninth Avenue in Manhattan known as the Joan Weill Center for Dance.

Afropunk attends New York Comic Con

Once again the Jacob Javits Center opened its doors to the public for Comic Con, which gathers comic lovers from all walks of life.

October 2016 Dance Calendar

This month’s calendar is filled with events and performances that revisit the history of dance, offer a mix of dance from different cultures and look toward the future.

Clara Francis Gallery opens in Harlem

The Clara Francis Gallery is opening with the exhibition of “Haile King-Rubie: Speaking Colors.”