The Honorable H. Carl McCall, former New York State Comptroller and most recently the Chairman of the State University of New York Board of Trustees.
The Roosevelts, An Intimate History, a new documentary by Ken Burns, will be screened for free in the park – and we’re excited to invite you to this special event.
Riverside Drive in New York City, the boulevard runs on the Upper West Side, generally parallel to the Hudson River from 72nd Street to Harlem, near the George Washington Bridge Continue Reading →
Anna Pauline “Pauli” Murray, 1910–1985, was an American civil rights activist, women’s rights activist, lawyer, Episcopal priest, and author.
Here is a rare video of remarks made by the then Democratic party presidential candidate Senator John F. Kennedy.
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 →
Jane White was born on this date in 1922. She was an African American stage actress and dancer.
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