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First Fridays 8/1/14 6PM - 9PM 2014-08-01 18:00:00 2014-08-01 21:00:00

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  This month’s First Fridays at the Schomburg is themed “For the Love of House Music,” in honor of Frankie Knuckles. Known as the...

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Films at the Schomburg: Freedom Summer 7/8/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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Veteran Director Stanley Nelson captures the volatile months of the 1964 Freedom Summer (runtime, 113 mins) through remarkable period...

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Harlem LGBT Community: A Conversation 6/30/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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As a closing for Gay Pride Month, we invite you to the Schomburg Center for a community conversation. This program is presented by In The...

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PURPLE RAIN! 6/25/14 6:30PM - 9:30PM

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Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Prince’s "Purple Rain" LP with a conversation between Zaheer Ali and Ebony.com's Miles Marshall Lewis....

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Between the Lines: Samuel G. Freedman 6/18/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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Breaking the Line brings to life the historic saga of the battle for the 1967 black college championship, culminating in a riveting,...

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In the Life: Djola Branner 6/17/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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Former Pomo Afro Homo and playwright Djola Branner performs selections from this debut book, sash and trim. Followed by a Q&A and signing...

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The New Normal: Black Music Month Garden Party 6/12/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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Do you enjoy classical music? Then this garden party is for you! The New Normal is a concert that will engage the ear, educate the mind and...

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Talks at the Schomburg: Beyond What You Know 6/11/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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 Join Dr. Frederick John Lamp, The Frances & Benjamin Benenson Foundation  Curator of African Art, Yale University Art Gallery for an...

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Visually Speaking: LGBTQ Cultures in Photography 6/9/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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Join the Schomburg as we celebrate LGBTQ culture through the images of photographers Gerard H. Gaskin and Samantha Box. Gaskin's new...

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First Fridays 6/6/14 6PM - 9PM

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Come Celebrate Arturo Schomburg and Afro-Puerto Rican Pride this First Fridays. Check out our wonderful exhibits, sign-up for a membership,...

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Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: Education for Liberation - How Parents, Teachers, and Students Organize for Self-Emancipation 6/5/14 6PM - 8PM

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"The struggle for educational access and equality has been at the heart of the Black freedom movement. From pre-K to college access, black...

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Harlem Literary Society 6/4/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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Join the Harlem Literary Society for a book conversation on Claire of the Sea Light by Haitian author, Edwidge Danticat. The discussion...

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Talks at the Schomburg: Stuck In Segregation 6/3/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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Sold-out. Watch LIVE Throughout history, legal and de facto forms of segregation have restricted the ability of black communities to...

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Martin Duberman: Hold Tight Gently 6/3/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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Join biographer Martin Duberman for special reading of his latest book, Hold Tight Gently: Michael Callen, Essex Hemphill and the...

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In The Life: Outing Lorraine 5/22/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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Join us for an engaging panel discussion about imposing gay and lesbian labels on public figures who never publicly identified as such....

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Malcolm X and Education for Liberation in the Digital Age 5/19/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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The Malcolm X Museum Annual Celebration of the Birthday of Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz). What would Malcolm say and do about the...

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Theatre Talks: Holler If Ya Hear Me 5/12/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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The music is Tupac, the story is now. Join Tony Award nominee Kenny Leon, Saul Williams, producer Jessica Green, and Marcyliena Morgan,...

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Junior Scholars Youth Summit 2014: #Artivism 5/10/14 10AM - 3PM

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You are invited to join the Schomburg Junior Scholar teen artivists as they present a year-end celebration of youth activism through the...

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Talks at the Schomburg: Walter Mosley & Michael Eric Dyson 5/7/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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Novelist Walter Mosley discusses his work that spans across the genres of literature, film and theatre. Mosley will be in conversation with...

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First Fridays 5/2/14 6PM - 9PM

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Calling all HBCU graduates and others: This First Fridays is our HBCU Edition, hosted by the Florida A&M University New York Alumni...

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Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: The Biography of Global Black Power Politics - Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney 5/1/14 6PM - 8PM

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Schomburg Education presents this dynamic adult education series with a full line up of provocative scholars and community members...

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Visually Speaking: A Worldview from Guyana 4/24/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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Many contemporary depictions of Guyana and its people—whether via the image or the written word—continue to center on the exotic, the...

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Before 5: Marjorie Eliot 4/23/14 2PM - 3:30PM

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Enjoy an afternoon of jazz with Marjorie Eliot, the woman behind the legendary Harlem parlor concerts. The performance will be followed by...

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Talks at the Schomburg: Motown + Fashion 4/17/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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Join designer Emilio Sosa (ESosa), writer and fashion expert Michaela Angela Davis, Essence Style Director Pamela Edwards Christiani,...

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First Fridays 4/4/14 6PM - 9PM

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 Join us for "Flashback Friday" as we take you back to the '90s with DJ Smoove Ski.  DJ Ski tears up the airwaves with his signature style...

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Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: The Jim Crow North and the Global History of Segregated Cities 4/3/14 6PM - 8PM

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Schomburg Education presents this dynamic adult education series with a full line up of provocative scholars and community members...

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Exhibition Preview: Donald Andrew Agarrat 3/28/14 6PM - 8PM

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This solo exhibition features a selection of photographs by Donald Andrew Agarrat, whose passionate eye captured the complex beauty of...

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Before 5: Madam Walker and A’Lelia Walker 3/26/14 2PM - 3:30PM

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Join author A'Lelia Bundles for a conversation on Joy Goddess of Harlem, her forthcoming biography about her great-grandmother, A'Lelia...

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Between the Lines: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie with Zadie Smith 3/19/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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SOLD-OUT!  This event will be Live Streamed!  Join award-winning Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie in conversation with author Zadie...

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Between the Lines: Sylviane Diouf (New Date!) 3/13/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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Award-winning historian and Curator of Digital Collections at the Schomburg Center, Sylviane Diouf delivers an in-depth look at who the...

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Between the Lines: Jacob S. Dorman 3/8/14 4PM - 6PM

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Join us for a talk and book signing of Chosen People: The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions with author Jacob S. Dorman, Assistant...

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