Today, the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Learning for Justice (LFJ) program released a new curriculum framework that can be used from Harlem to Hawaii.
The youth played an important role in the civil rights movement.
Schomburg Education presents this dynamic adult education series with a full line up of provocative scholars and community members committed to engaging dialogue about black freedom studies.
Bayard Rustin, March 17, 1912 – August 24, 1987, was a Harlem leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, nonviolence, and gay rights.
The WNED PBS original The Niagara Movement: The Early Battle for Civil Rights.
Six decades have passed since the historic March on Washington, a monumental event that redefined the landscape of civil rights advocacy and reshaped the course of American history.
NYC Mayor Eric Adams posthumously awarded a Key to the City of New York to legendary performer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte in Harlem.
Today, the Council on Black Health, a research and action network dedicated to improving Black health nationwide.
The Moth is true stories, told live and without notes – doesn’t get better than that!
Today, the New York for All Coalition, allies, and immigrant New Yorkers celebrated the passage of a City Council resolution in support of the New York for All Act.
Hailed as “one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its “full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),” The Dessoff Choirs continues its season celebrating African American composer Margaret Bonds (1913-1972).
Ella Josephine Baker, December 13, 1903 – December 13, 1986, was an African-American civil right and human rights activist. She was a largely behind-the-scenes organizer whose career spanned more than five decades.
Elizabeth Anna Hendrickson, 1884–1946, was a notable Afro-American civil rights leader and political activist in Harlem, New York.
Abraham Joshua Heschel, January 11, 1907 – December 23, 1972, was a Polish-born American rabbi and one of the leading Jewish theologians and Jewish philosophers of the 20th century.
In an unprecedented move, the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Michael Brown, and Philando Castile, together with over 600 rights groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union and U.S. Human Rights Network.