1. Visit the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

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The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has a host of activities, films, and talks during Black History Month, beginning with “Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: Black Power at 50” on February 2nd. Black History Month is a great way to introduce yourself to First Fridays at The Schomburg. The February 3rd First Friday will include the program, “Black Power Poetry Slam/Open Mic Edition.” Saturday, February 18, the Schomburg Center will host “Black Lives Matter Teen Conference,” and “Theater Talks: August Wilson Effect” on February 20.

These are just a few of what’s on tap at the Schomburg Center during Black History Month. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of the New York Public Library, is located at 515 Malcolm X Boulevard (Lenox Avenue) at 135th Street.

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