Support The BET Networks COVID-19 Relief Effort For Creative, Civil Rights And Business Communities

Today, BET announces an array of high impact initiatives to support communities of color impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Elizabeth Jennings Graham, Teacher, Civil Rights Warrior And Her Harlem Connection

Elizabeth Jennings Graham, March 1827 – June 5, 1901, was an African-American teacher and civil rights figure.

NYC Joins Opposition Against Trump Administration Proposal To Limit Civil Rights Protections In Health Services

The City of New York announced today that it submitted two public comments in response to a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services proposed rule to eliminate or severely Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Espaillat Recognizes 55th Anniversary Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in recognition of the anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act, signed into law this day in 1964 by President Continue Reading →

O.T. Wells, Harlem’s Renowned Civil Rights Attorney And Watergate Advisor, Has Died

Harlem legend Ozro Thaddeus (O.T.) Wyoming Wells, Esq., 87, former president of the National Bar Association and recognized as one of America’s leading civil rights and defense lawyers, died on Continue Reading →

Civil Rights Groups Speak Out Against Proposed Freeze On Uber And Lyft In Harlem

Business Insider reports that Civil rights groups joined Uber and Lyft in their fight against the New York City Council’s proposed plan to place a cap on the number of Continue Reading →