Rebecca Walker and Michaela angela Davis

February 14, 2012 – Rebecca Walker and Image Activist Michaela angela Davis conducted a conversation about Walker’s new anthology Black Cool: One Thousand Streams of Blackness. The collection—with essays written by prominent voices and figures such as bell Hooks, Henry Louis Gates, dream Hampton, Staceyann Chin as well as Michaela—explores the origins, aesthetics as well as personal definitions of “black cool.” Continue reading

Wil Haygood

Friday, April 8, 2011 – Harlem politicos were out in force to honor biographer and journalist Wil Haygood. His work documenting the lives of Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Sammy Davis Jr., and Sugar Ray Robinson is an important historical record. Continue reading