Post Tagged with: "Black History Month"

Rev. Kevin McCall leads M.S. 35 students along Fulton Street on their way to Restoration Plaza for a rally. (Photo by Justin Hicks via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Marking Black History in NYC

African American, Black, History, New York February 8, 2019 at 5:28 pm

NYC media outlets cover stories and events centered around Black History Month – from a push to add African-American history to the school curriculum to an often ignored part of LI history, and a historical rundown of fighting for civil rights in Queens.

Members of the judiciary singing at Kings County Supreme Court. (Photo by Rob Aburzzese via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Marking Black History Month

African American, Black, Brooklyn, Culture, History, Queens February 7, 2018 at 1:08 pm

A wide range of exhibits, performances and events are planned to mark Black History Month.

Special Showing of a Work by Basquiat

Special Showing of a Work by Basquiat

Brooklyn, Culture January 22, 2018 at 4:07 pm

A work by Jean-Michel Basquiat will be on loan from a Japanese collector and displayed at the Brooklyn Museum during Black History Month, writes BK Reader.

Cover of Work Songs

Brooklyn School Hosts Black History Month Music Fest

Black, Brooklyn, Education February 9, 2017 at 4:03 pm

P.S. 130 in Kensington will hold a music festival to commemorate Black History Month, reports BKLYNER.

History shopping: The Black Artstory artwalk showcases art on windows of 15 shops along Myrtle Avenue for the month of February. (Photo by Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership via Brooklyn Paper)

Artwalk in Brooklyn for Black History Month

Black, Brooklyn, Culture February 3, 2017 at 5:01 pm

The fifth annual Black Artstory event series will include performances, film screenings and other cultural activities, as well as an “artwalk” of exhibitions and murals displayed by stores in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, reports Brooklyn Paper.

(Photo by Rob Abruzzese via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Seeing Off Black History Month With a Courthouse Fashion Show

Black, Brooklyn, Culture March 3, 2015 at 4:23 pm

In honor of the final days of Black History Month, judges and employees of the Kings County Supreme Court held their annual fashion show, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle, with “A History of Black Life and Culture” as this year’s theme.

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Black History Month Observed: A Roundup

African American, Caribbean, History February 19, 2014 at 5:49 pm

A panoply of stories illuminate Black History Month in the pages and on the websites of a number of publications.

PROFESSOR MICHAEL PARTIS a guest speaker from BMCC, talks to a crowed of students about the origins of Rap and Hip Hop in the Bronx at the College of Mount Saint Vincent on Feb. 27. (Photo by Marisol Dí­az/The Riverdale Press)

Uncovering the Bronx Mix that Gave Birth to Hip-Hop

African American, Bronx, Culture March 8, 2013 at 3:10 pm

Professor Michael Partis gave a lecture in the Bronx about the borough’s contributions to the birth of rap and hip-hop, genres that arose from mixing different musical elements, reports The Riverdale Press.

AmsterdamNews-A conversation on 'The State of Black Theater'

Searching for an Alternative to Tyler Perry in Black Theater

African American, Culture, Metro Area April 2, 2012 at 4:20 pm

Black theater — both its successes and its challenges — was the topic of the day at a recent discussion at the Newark Public Library. In a discussion that included the playwright Amiri Baraka. The panelists bemoaned the current state of black theater and recalled its more glorious past.

The artist and youth mentor Danny Simmons was honored in The Local's daily Black History Month series.

Heroes of Past and Present Profiled for Black History Month

African, African American, Culture, Featured Posts February 20, 2012 at 2:51 pm

Throughout Black History Month, the community and ethnic media have celebrated the accomplishments of black Americans who defied the odds and achieved success.