Black writer June Jordan was remembered and honored during National Poetry Month, Kings County Politics reports.
Founded in 1985, Lavender Light hopes to continue spreading its message of diversity and acceptance, reports NY City Lens.
Our Time Press profiles Cynthia Goodison Tompkins, a Brooklyn resident who after teaching for three decades, is focusing on storytelling.
In Brooklyn, there’s a new effort at Interfaith Medical Center to get members of the community screened.
Virginia Johnson, founding member of the Dance Theatre of Harlem and now its artistic director, speaks to Carol Jenkins of CUNY TV’s “Black America” about how Black dancers make their way in the world of ballet.
Black women leaders and activists condemned the “racist and demeaning” remarks from Bill O’Reilly about Rep. Maxine Waters and Sean Spicer’s “disrespect” of journalist April Ryan, reports Amsterdam News.
Eric Edwards of Bedford-Stuyvesant owns the largest collection of African tribal artifacts in the U.S. Eighty of his pieces are currently on display at the Cultural Museum of African Art, reports Kings County Politics.
City Council member Robert Cornegy, and other officials, criticized the response on the part of the media and the city to the white supremacist killing of Timothy Caughman.
In an episode of CUNY TV’s “Black America,” scholar and poet Kevin Young talks about his role as the director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and his works of poetry.
In reporting on the renowned Negro Ensemble Company’s planned move to the East Village, The Villager covers a discussion between directors from NEC and Theatre 80 St. Marks, its new home.
Famous for his body art in Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” Nigerian-born artist Laolu Senbanjo’s recent piece, entitled “Am I a Threat to Your Liberty,” comes as a result of the November election, reports BKLYNER.
With African immigrants on edge, a forum in Harlem aimed to inform the community about their rights, reports AfrikanSpot.
Manhattan Times profiles the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, recently designated a National Landmark.
According to a report on New York City’s school safety, Black and Latino students more likely to be suspended or arrested, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
BKLYNER gives a rundown of three exhibits – on the “medical exploitation of Black women’s bodies,” Nigerian “books of love,” and tea drinking – currently on display at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts.