“Atlantic Slaveries: Native American and African Slavery in New England and the Caribbean,” a presentation on how enslavement of Indigenous and African peoples intertwined in 17th and 18th century New England and the Caribbean, will be held at Harlem’s Schomburg Center on April 6, 2017.
“Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design,” an exhibit currently at Spain’s Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, focuses on a new generation of creative thinkers from and within the continent.
Jean-Michel Basquiat’s rarely seen documents will be on display at Atlanta’s High Museum of Art in an exhibit titled, ‘Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks (February 28-May 29, 2016).
Check out 2016 dates for Skylar Diggins’ “Shoot 4 The Sky Basketball Camp Tour” for kids age 7-18.
Ahead of its PBS premiere, ‘ALTHEA,’ the story of tennis champion Althea Gibson (1927-2003), will screen at the Schomburg Center on August 25.
‘Tango Negro,’ a film that highlights the contributions of varied African cultures in the creation of the dance popularly known as the tango, is in limited theaters in Chicago and New York City through August 20, 2015.
Don Cheadle‘s directorial debut, ‘Miles Ahead,’ will makes its World Premiere as the Closing Night selection for the 53rd New York Film Festival in October.
‘Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers And The Emergence Of A People,’ a documentary exploring how Afro-American communities have used the camera as a tool for social change, will screen tonight, July 8, at the 2015 Newark Black Film Festival.
Meshaun Labrone’s play ‘POWER! Stokely Carmichael’ will make its world premiere during Capital Fringe Festival 2015 (July 9 – August 2) in Washington, D.C.
Models De’vaun Rae and Edna Gazell star in the campaign lookbook for Natural Hair Studio’s 2015 Naturalista Hair Show, which will take place September 27th in Maryland.
‘Black Panther Woman,’ a documentary on Marlene Cummins and the little known Australian chapter of the Black Panther Party, is set to screen at the New Voices in Black Cinema Festival in Brooklyn, New York.
An exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts will celebrate Mexican artist Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and the year they spent in the city while he completed the “Detroit Industry Murals.”
Jean-Michel Basquiat’s rarely seen documents will be on display at Brooklyn Museum in an exhibit titled, ‘Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks (April 3–August 23, 2015).
July 19th will mark the first of many gatherings for people of African-Native American ancestry in the nation’s capital.
Never before seen artworks from Jean-Michel Basquiat’s early years will be showcased at New York City’s Acquavella Gallery from May 1st through June 13th.
Rapper Pusha T is set to embark on a handful of solo shows starting January 28th, and will join 2 Chainz’s upcoming ‘2 Good to Be T.R.U.’ Tour.
Preceded by over 60 years of racist cartoon depictions of Black people, the 1970s marked an animated revolution that changed the way Black children saw themselves. ‘Funky Turns 40,’ a traveling retrospective exhibit will celebrate this legacy at Harlem’s Schomburg Center starting February 5th.
The folks who brought us the Brooklyn Beer & Wine Festival this summer present the Tap+Cork Winter Solstice, a seasonal celebration of craft beer and amazing wines.
Tameka Raymond, who launched Kile’s World Foundation in honor of her late son Kile Glover this Spring, is hosting the first annual “Give Thanks 5k Run/Walk” in Atlanta.
Houston Arts Alliance presents “Speak,” an exhibition of sculptures by the late Lee Littlefield. A guerilla sculptor in the 90s until developing a relationship with the Texas Department of Transportation, Littlefield made contemporary sculpture in Houston for over 15 years.