Crains New York reports that when the definitive history of New York’s resurgence is written, one of the pivotal players will be Harlem’s Abyssinian Development Corp., the church-based housing and social-services organization that the Rev. Calvin Butts led to resurrect a neighborhood that once symbolized urban collapse.
Join Representative Adriano Espaillat in collaboration with The Abyssinian Baptist Church in the City of New York, for a special virtual tribute honoring the life and legacy of the late Congressman John Robert Lewis.
From the Vault: The Abyssinian Mass by Wynton Marsalis as part of Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in New York, New York.
Join Rev. Reggie Bachus, Associate Pastor of the Abyssinian Baptist Church (ADC), as he talks Prevailing Wage legislation, 400 Foundation, $1Billion investments and much more with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show.
Dear Honorable Leader Stewart-Cousins and Honorable Speaker Heastie: As a coalition of faith leaders and clergy members across New York City, we are writing regarding proposed legislation that would expand prevailing wage mandates to include many more large construction projects in New York.
An ecumenical non-profit, comprised of mostly African-American pastors from Harlem to Hollis, is calling on the State Legislature to hold a public hearing to address the lack of diversity in the city’s construction and development industry.
Happy 210th Anniversary, Abyssinian! In 1808, a group of African Americans – 12 women and 4 men – took a stand by refusing to accept segregated seating in the First Baptist Church of New York and formed The Abyssinian Baptist Church in the City of New York.