Apollo Women: Performance and Activism

“You can’t help it. An artist’s duty, as far as I’m concerned, is to reflect the times.” -Nina Simone Be inspired by legendary Apollo women who used their musical talents … Continued

Apollo Live Wire: ARETHA!

Live Wire takes a deep dive into the artistry of Aretha Franklin with a conversation led by writer and cultural critic Emily J. Lordi and three scholars and culture workers — Fredara Hadley, DJ … Continued

Uptown Hall: MLK and the Fierce Urgency of Now!

In Collaboration with March on Washington Film Festival WNYC and the Apollo Theater presented the 15th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, “MLK and the Fierce Urgency of … Continued

Dear Justyce: Nic Stone in Conversation with Angie Thomas

Author Nic Stone in Conversation with Angie Thomas Presented in Collaboration with Random House Children’s Books In this highly anticipated sequel to her New York Times bestseller Dear Martin, author Nic Stone delivers … Continued

Apollo Teen Takeover 2020: Dear Future…

Young voices have a great impact on the world and they often lead the charge in changing it for the better. Dear Future is a celebration of youth voice and … Continued

Uptown Hall: The Strategic King: MLK’s Visionary Leadership

This broadcast special featured Apollo Uptown Hall airing nationally for the first time on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on over 300 stations on NPR’s 1A, in addition to All of It … Continued