Maimouna Keita Dance School 304 Quincy St, Brooklyn, NY11216 In an effort to increase national awareness of African culture, Maimouna Keita Dance School offers instruction in a…More variety of African and African Diaspora dance forms. The school's dance company performs regularly. The address provided is the administrative office; classes are held in Manhattan. Please call or visit the website for more information on classes and performances.
Macon Library 361 Lewis Ave, Brooklyn, NY11233 Built in 1907, the Macon Library is a two-story, Classical Revival building in Bedford-Stuyvesant's historic…More neighborhood. As a Brooklyn Public Library, Macon provides free resources and programming for the community. Additionally, the library hosts the African American Heritage Center (AAHC), with special research collections dedicated to Black history and culture, as well as the history of Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Weeksville Heritage Center 1698 Bergen St, Brooklyn, NY11213 The Weeksville Heritage Center provides education and learning programs on free African American communities throughout…More Brooklyn. This cultural institution offers programming in art, history and the environment, with music performances, art gallery exhibitions and a farmer's market. Programs are available for elementary school students and research internships are available for older students.
El Hajj Malik El Shabazz School, or PS/IS 262, is a public school that serves students from pre-kindergarten to…More sixth grade. The school is named after the African-American leader, Malcolm X. African-American culture is celebrated at the school year round and the PTA is very active. Joeletha Ferguson serves as principal.
PS/IS 262 follows the Joseph S. Renzulli School Wide Enrichment Model, which encourages instructional flexibility for schools to adopt their own unique programs based on local resources and unique school dynamics. The school participates in the Reading First program (grades 2 and 3), Learning Through Expanded Arts Program for early childhood students, Chess in the Schools Program (grades 3 and 4), and the Noel Pointer trings Program, where students are taught to read sheet music and play the violin (grades 2-5).