On Saturday, December 24th, 2022, Seitu was at Rev. Sharpton’s Christmas Rally for the Central Park 5 with Korey Wise and many others at National Action Network (NAN) in Harlem, NY.
Korey Wise was one of the five boys wrongfully convicted of raping and beating Trisha Meili in Central Park on April 19, 1989. Korey has remained in New York City after his release from jail and exoneration, where he worked as a public speaker and criminal justice reform advocate. Korey Wise’s Story A 28-year-old female…
By Eartha Watts Hicks Harlem’s Korey Wise is our commodity. Love for the eldest of the ‘Exonerated Five’ has transcended his hometown and permeated every empathetic heart aware of his difficult struggle.
From hosting toy drives for underprivileged youth to donating money to help others fight wrongful convictions, Korey Wise—a member of the Exonerated Five—has been dedicated to paying it forward.
Korey Wise, one of the Exonerated Five, joined with Friends of Public School Harlem and the Migdol Family Foundation to host a holiday gift giveaway party.
On Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. EST, Representative Adriano Espaillat will host a virtual press conference with members of the Exonerated Five.
In renowned Rucker Park, playground legends Joe Hammond, Freddie Crawford, and Bob McCullough joined Friends of Public School Harlem (FPSH) and local elected officials to distribute boxes of food to Harlem families.
Friends of Public School Harlem help distribute 1,000 New Backpacks, School Supplies, and Masks at NYCHA developments throughout Harlem.
An exuberant crowd that included NYS Attorney General Tish James, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, State Senators Brian Benjamin and Robert Jackson,
By Stephanie Woods Circle of Sisters Expo 2019 produced and hosted by WBLS-FM and WLIB-AM radio and Emmis Communications, did it again!
Join us for a day of Sisterhood, Enlightenment, Entertainment, Upliftment and Family Fun! (featuring celebrities, musical performances, engaging seminars, empowering panels, and a curated marketplace).
Black Women will unite to celebrate community, sisterhood and entertainment at the annual Circle of Sisters Expo 2019.
A prosecutor in the Central Park Five case has resigned her position as an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School in Harlem following calls for her firing in the wake of a Netflix series about the case, school officials confirmed.
Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff was honored along with other prominent New Yorkers at the Harlem-based National Action Network‘s 23rd Annual Women of Excellence/ Man of Vision Luncheon at the Astoria World Manor in Astoria, Queens.
This week, Fox Searchlight held community-focused screenings of the new film The Birth of a Nation* in various markets around the country in Los Angeles, Charlotte, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Queens and Harlem.