To celebrate the end of Women’s History Month, the Schomburg is hosting a special FREE panel discussion exploring the role of black women in local, national and global media. Speakers include Vanessa Karen DeLuca (Editor-in-Chief of Essence Magazine), Demetria Lucas D’Oyley (author of Don’t Waste Your Pretty Blogger and A Belle in Brooklyn), Farai Chideya (award-winning journalist, author and host of “One with Farai”) and moderated by journalist Akisa Omulepu.
Portrayals of Black Women in Media is Tuesday, March 31, at 6:30pm. Although the event is FREE, registration is required to ensure space.
Following the event, you can meet the panelists at a cocktail reception at Harlem Besame Restaurant.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is a branch of the NY Public Library, at 135th St. and Malcolm X Blvd.