Last night, Pulitzer Prize winning author, Mitchell S. Jackson, award-winning filmmaker Crystal McCrary McGuire and Founder & CEO of FYI Brand Group Tammy Brook, joined forces to present “Between the Lines,” a riveting discussion at the intersection of fashion, sports, and activism. Mitchell S. Jackson took center stage to showcase iconic style evolution photos, conduct a reading of his latest book Fly: The Big Book of Basketball Fashion, and open a vibrant dialogue with New York Fashion week as a backdrop.

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This event was held at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York, a cultural institution and public research library devoted to the research and preservation of global black experiences and history. Established in 1926, the center’s collection now boasts over 11 million items, including manuscripts, recordings, and photographs. The panel of speakers were joined by the associate director, producer, president, and other staff from the Schomburg Center. In attendance were former NYC mayoral candidate Ray McGuire, Tom Kalenderian, of Italian luxury fashion house Ermenegildo Zegna, NBA agent Javon Phillips, fashion designer Kai Wonder, and more.