Posts Tagged ‘The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture’

Inside Sonny Rollins’s Jazz Archive, Headed Home to Harlem | NY Times

Inside Sonny Rollins’s Jazz Archive, Headed Home to Harlem | NY Times

By GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO The saxophonist Sonny Rollins, perhaps jazz’s most respected living improviser, is also one of its most relentless seekers. But that’s well known; what’s not as widely recognized is the diversity — and the depth — of his inquiry. Yes, there’s his herculean practice regimen (upward of eight hours a day, even into […]


Maya Angelou honored by Rev. Al Sharpton on steps of her Harlem brownstone | NY Daily News

Maya Angelou honored by Rev. Al Sharpton on steps of her Harlem brownstone | NY Daily News

The late literary giant purchased the home on W. 120th St. in 2004 and entertained friends, celebs and neighbors through the years. Sharpton adorned the doorstep with a wreath of flowers and pledged an ‘eternal commitment’ to keeping Angelou’s legacy alive. BY Corinne Lestch | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Maya Angelou was honored on her […]


Harlem’s Schomburg Center showcases literary giant Maya Angelou’s work | NY Daily News

Harlem's Schomburg Center showcases literary giant Maya Angelou's work | NY Daily News

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is showing off a collection of papers, manuscripts and letters penned by literary giant Maya Angelou, who died this week. The exhibit, curated in response to her death, will be on display beginning at 10 a.m. Friday at the Harlem repository. BY Jan Ransom | NEW YORK […]

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