On October 1, 2012, the NY Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture launched the first of a new photographic panel series, Visually Speaking: Contemporary Photojournalism in
The Network Journal celebrated its 40 Under Forty Achievement Awards on Thursday, June 28 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Hotel in NYC.
Photos: Margot Jordan and Gerald Peart
On March 22, 2012, The Network Journal held its annual 25 Influential Black Women in Business awards gala at The New York Marriott Marquis at 1535 Broadway in New York City.
On February 28, 2012, the Dance Theater of Harlem held its 2012 Vision Fundraiser Gala at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City.
On January 25, 2012, the American Foundation of the University of the West Indies held its 15th annual gala at NYC's Pierre Hotel.
Photos: Margot Jordan.
On Friday, February 3, 2012, The Brooklyn Museum held a reception to celebrate a new exhibit, Question Bridge: Black Males, by multimedia artist Hank Willis Thomas.
On Friday, Dec. 30th @ Terrace on The Park in New York City, The Comus Club, Inc. celebrated its 89th Annual Christmas Ball. It was a Black Tie affair.
Photos: Margot Jordan
In December 2011, famed men's fashion boutique Eredi Pisano celebrated its 10th anniversary.
The Brooklyn Book Festival, the city's largest free literary event, took place this year on Sunday, September 18, at Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza at 209 Joralemon Street in Brooklyn Heights.
On October 14, 2011, the Black Retail Action Group celebrated its 41st Annual Scholarship & Awards Dinner Gala held at the Edison Ballroom in New York City.
On Thursday, September 15, 2011, designer Laura Smalls showcased her Legacy S/S 2012 Collection for Fashion Week.
On Friday, August 12 from 6 pm-8 pm, African Voices, the premier Black literary arts magazine, and B.
Africa Fashion Week New York took place this year from July 11-17 with a host of festivities celebrating African designers.
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation celebrated its 44th
anniversary with the Cultivating An Abundant Community benefit
fundraiser on Tuesday, June 28, 2011.
On Thursday, May 12, 2011, the N.Y. Urban League hosted its 34th Annual Frederick Douglass Awards at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Time Warner Center, NYC.
The 13th Annual 25 Influential Women in Business Awards Program, March 24, 2011 at the New York Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom in New York City.
Photos: Gerald Peart
The Jackie Robinson Foundation celebrated its 38th year with a
star-studded gala at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC on March 7, 2011. The
event was hosted by Bill Cosby.
The American Foundation for the University of the West Indies presented its coveted Bob Marley award to Suzanne de Passe.
Salute to EBONY FASHION FAIR creator and icon Eunice W. Johnson
Photos: Margot Jordan