Historians Say This Year's Juneteenth Celebration Takes On Added SignificanceOn Friday, people across the country will celebrate Juneteenth, a commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
Schomburg Center Releases 'Black Liberation Reading List' For Readers Looking To Learn More About The Black ExperienceHarlem's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture recently released a list of 95 books that they say foster a better understanding of the Black experience.
Black History Month: Harlem's Schomburg CenterA lot of New Yorkers know the Schomburg Center, but do we really know its origins? CBSN New York's Elise Finch takes a look inside the nearly century-old public library.
Black Comic Book Festival Celebrates Art Of Sci-Fi, Fantasy And StorytellingThe Black Comic Book Festival features more than 40 vendors and a dozen panels that focus on fantasy, sci-fi, and graphic novels.
National Poetry Month: 5 Best Ways To Celebrate In NYCCheck out our picks for the best poetry-related events in the city throughout April.
Activities For Black History Month In NYCThis February, an array of activities will take place throughout the five boroughs.
Black History Month: For 90 Years, Schomburg Center Steadfast In Its MissionLong before black history became an academic discipline, it was cultivated by the New York Public Library.
Black History Month: Arturo Schomburg Raised Awareness About Contributions By Black PeopleHe emigrated to Harlem at age 17 and began to amass his rare book collection -- 5,000 pieces bought the New York Public Library in 1925.
New York Public Library Exhibit Commemorates Life Of Maya AngelouAmong the exhibition highlights are her correspondence with James Baldwin and Malcolm X. Other items include a handwritten copy of her memoir "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.''
Nelson Mandela Retrospective On Display At NY Public Library"The Struggle For Justice: Nelson Mandela, A Tribute," will be on display through Dec. 21 at two locations.
Affordable Housing, Fracking, Safe Streets And More: Manhattan Residents Talk Issues Join Town Meeting1010 WINS' Sonia Rincon, CBS 2's Maurice DuBois, WCBS Radio 880's Steve Scott and El Diario/La Prensa's Marlene Peralta were on the panel of local news reporters to listen to voters from Manhattan.
Obama's Second Inauguration Marks Significant Historical ConfluenceThe inauguration ceremony on Monday coincides with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and this year also marks 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Emancipation Proclamation.