Historic City College Building Sits Empty With No Signs Of Life In Harlem

NY Post reports that a historic City College building once slated to house a center dedicated to a US congressman and then a secretary of state is an empty shell with no sign of life. Continue Reading →

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Sign Up For Open Data Week 2018

Last year the Mayer de Blasio administration presented Open Data Week for the first time in collaboration with BetaNYC and the broader civic tech community.  Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Colonel Hubert Fauntleroy Julian, “The Black Eagle Of Harlem” (video)

1931-01_julianHubert Julian was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, in 1897, the son of a cocoa plantation manager. He migrated to Canada in 1914, where he claimed to have learned to pilot an aeroplane and served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Based City College Appoints New President

The City University of New York Board of Trustees approved the appointment of a new president of The City College of New York, which had been without a permanent leader since former president Lisa S. Coico resigned amid scandal in 2016. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s Annual State Of The District

Here is Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s remarks at the 7th annual State of the District Address for District 10 at the Salome Ureña Educational Campus: Continue Reading →

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Combatting Oppression With Sacred African Traditions At City College In Harlem

In our current era of systematic racism, gender-based violence, neo-fascism, and religious intolerance, a pioneering New York City based cultural arts organization is hosting Trade/itions event in Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Hilda “From Harlem To Broadway” Simms, 1918–1994

Hilda Moses was born in Minneapolis on April 15, 1918, the first of nine children of Creole parents originally from Louisiana. Continue Reading →

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Jazz Master Onaje Allan Gumbs Speaks ‘Truth to Power’ At City College In Harlem

The City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) presents “Truth to Power,” featuring Onaje Allan Gumbs and Trio Plus, at Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, April 28, 2017. Continue Reading →

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Elio Villafranca “Letters to Mother Africa II” At City College In Harlem

Elio Villafranca, a brilliant Cuban pianist and composer brings an all-star band presented by the Jazzmobile at City College in Harlem Continue Reading →

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CUNY Spending Probe Widens And Spread ‘Like A Plague’ From Harlem To Hollis

The state inspector general is ramping up her probe of the City University of New York to include hiring and spending practices at its two-year community colleges, The Post has learned. Continue Reading →

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