Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday voiced strong support for recent teacher walkouts in Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arizona and elsewhere.
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will headline a marquee group of medalists and speakers at the 2018 Convocation exercises of Teachers College, at Columbia University in Harlem, NY.
The New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) is facilitating a month of fully online programming in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the passage and signing Continue Reading →
“During the last three decades of legal slavery in America,” writes Lucinda MacKethan at the National Humanities Center, “African American writers perfected one of the nation’s first truly indigenous genres of Continue Reading →
Juneteenth (a portmanteau of June and nineteenth; also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day) is a holiday celebrating the liberation of slaves in the United Continue Reading →
The people are rising up. Protests erupted this year in cities around the globe, sparked by price hikes and service cuts, inequality and corruption, and affronts to human rights and Continue Reading →
Today, in Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer newsletter stated that the 50th anniversary of the African American Day Parade and this year’s theme is “Integrity and Transparency = Good Government.”