|Bloomberg Names Winners of Inaugural NYC Literary Awards (The New York Observer)
Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced today the winners of the inaugural NYC Literary Honors award for “scholars who have demonstrated a lifetime of achievement and for whom New York has been a central inspiration.” The award is means to honor the role the publishing industry plays in the city’s economy and celebrate the role that literature plays in the … (more)
Can Old Harlem Be a Part of the Changes Sweeping the Neighborhood? (The New York Observer)
Martha Brown has worked in Harlem for more than three decades and has lived in the neighborhood for even longer.
Hues of History (Express)
The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s new “African-American Art: The Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era and Beyond” exhibit features works from a relatively narrow span of years – 100 pieces by 43 artists, made between 1922 and 1994.