New York is My Campus

By The Culture Editors

BronxArtSpace's gallery features an exhibit entitled "BLACK FOLK presents: Reclaimed Rage; Resistance" until March 11. (Andrea Garcia/ The Fordham Ram)

BronxArtSpace’s gallery features an exhibit entitled “BLACK FOLK presents: Reclaimed Rage; Resistance” until March 11. (Andrea Garcia/ The Fordham Ram)

Celebrate Black History Month with these events in the city.

Get In the Way: The Journey of John Lewis
515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037
Join the New York Public Library at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture on Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m. for its free screening of Get In the Way: The Journey of John Lewis, a documentary about the civil rights activist Congressman. The President and CEO of the New York Urban League, Arva Rice, will be there afterwards for discussion.

“African Diaspora Gallery Exposition”
Gould Memorial Library Rotunda, Bronx Community College
2155 University Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453
Explore other colleges in the neighborhood with this event at Bronx Community College featuring tables displaying historical and cultural materials relating to the trans-Atlantic slave trade that affected 20 million African captives. The event will take place on Feb. 9.

A Presentation by BCC’s Food and Garden Club
Nichols Hall, Room 103, Bronx Community College
2155 University Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453
This presentation delves into the African influence on all your favorite foods. It will happen on Feb. 9 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Harlem Fine Arts Show
Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10027
There are a number of events being held from Feb. 16 to Feb. 19 by the largest traveling African Diasporic art show. Ranging from a youth empowerment day to a gospel brunch to honor African-American nurses, you can witness all the show has to offer.

“BLACK FOLK Presents: Reclaimed Rage; Resistance”
305 E 140th Street #1 Bronx, NY 10454
Through photography, sculpture, and painting, artists evaluate the relationship between rage and resistance in the current sociopolitical climate. Stop by this one-room gallery before March 11 in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx to see the artwork and learn more about community-based workshops.

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