Harlem Leader C. Virginia Fields Recognized With ACAP Advocacy Award 2020

The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) will recognize C. Virginia Fields, President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Black Leadership Commission on Health (Black Health), Become an Harlem Continue Reading →

C. Virginia Fields CEO Of Harlem’s NBLCA Receives Award From NYS Dept of Health

On World AIDS Day, Tuesday, December 1st, 2015, the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) received the 2015 Commissioner’s Special Recognition Award from the New York State Department of Continue Reading →

Affordable Health Care Act Has High Stakes For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Healthcare advocates and community outreach workers are deeply concerned about dire consequences for persons affected by a breast cancer diagnosis if the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) is dismantled. Become an Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: For Black Women, The Fight Against HIV/AIDS Still Goes On

By C. Virginia Fields Twenty-three years ago, right when I was running for my first term as Manhattan Borough President, the HIV/AIDS community reached two very different milestones in the Continue Reading →

Fannie Emma Pennington, “Harlem’s Martriarch” 1914-2013 (Video)

Fannie Emma Pennington, February 1, 1914 – February 13, 2013, was an American activist, organizer, and fundraising coordinator for U.S. Congressional Representative (Harlem) Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.’s Isaac Democratic Club Continue Reading →