Today, uptown Congressman Adriano Espaillat released the following statement to mark the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
During the less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, black folks achieved Continue Reading →
On April 4, 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, an event that sent shock waves reverberating across the globe.
As part of Black History Month listen to 94 year old Harlem Hospital nurse Goldie Brangman and writer Evan Koch as they talk Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr in Harlem.
Today, NYC Service is engaging 50 music professionals to mentor 50 New York City high school students as part of the national MLK Day of Service spearheaded by the Corporation Continue Reading →
Izola Curry June 14, 1916 – March 7, 2015, was an African-American woman who attempted to assassinate civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
In 1958, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was still basking in the glory of his legendary triumph that ended the thirteen-month Montgomery bus boycott he had led: the U.S.Supreme Court’s Continue Reading →
By David Dinkins I am thankful that each year begins anew with Dr. King’s birthday falling right at its dawning. It serves as a reminder of how far we have Continue Reading →
Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY13) released the following statement to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Please join Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) for a special General Assembly meeting and Prayer Breakfast celebrating the life and work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Continue Reading →
Norman Mattoon Thomas, November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968 was an American Presbyterian minister who achieved fame as a socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party Continue Reading →
Dr. Jacob Easley II was appointed Dean of the Touro College Graduate School of Education, Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish announced today.
To mark the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Harlem’s Reverend Dr. Calvin Butts of Abyssinian Baptist Church and SUNY Old Westbury.
HBO Documentary Films and The Riverside Church cordially invite you to a special event commemorating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the New York Premiere of King Continue Reading →
Wyatt Tee Walker (August 16, 1929 – January 23, 2018) was an African-American pastor, national civil rights leader, theologian, and cultural historian.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a tremendous impact on American history and our culture.
By Michael McQuillan In November 1969 I with classmates at the Bronx High School of Science chipped in for a rickety school bus so we could march against the Vietnam Continue Reading →
This coming Saturday, June 17, 2017 is the date for the 24th Annual Juneteenth/Kingfest Celebration in Harlem. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the Emancipation of Slavery.
Two outstanding community leaders in the City of Newark were honored in Living the Dream, a reception on at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in observance of the Continue Reading →
The Museum of the City of New York will celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with performances by The New York City Gospel Choir, a Continue Reading →
Martin Luther King Jr signed autographed book assassination attempt PSA/DNA For an incredible man who simple stated “I Have a Dream,” Martin Luther King Jr.
Probably the most famous speech of the 20th century by the Southern Leadership Conference’s Dr. Martin Luther King as he addressed marchers on Wednesday, August 28, 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial in Continue Reading →
Bounce TV, the first-and-only over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18 with a new original short-form series Continue Reading →
As part of its new church-wide initiative to address the growing economic disparities hurting so many U.S. citizens and threatening the nation’s future, The Riverside Church will host anti-apartheid leader Continue Reading →