Shirley Anita Chisholm (née St. Hill; November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author.
Marking a historical milestone, on Sunday, June 8, the congregation of The Riverside Church called the Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, “Pastor Amy,” as the seventh senior minister of the historic Church—making her the first woman to lead the church in its 87-year history.
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, filmmaker-author-educator Crystal R. Emery is taking the lead with her Connecticut-based nonprofit, URU The Right to Be, Inc. (URU),
By Robert Walker Harlem, New York is undoubtedly one of the most famous neighborhoods in America, and its list of famous visual artists, authors, poets, musicians, thespians, politicians, and civil activists known the world over, is what keeps Harlem’s innovative affluence alive.
June 17, 2014 Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York State Dear Governor Cuomo: Mobilizing Preachers & Communities (MPAC) is writing you today to express our deep concern about how the SUNY Board and its chairman, H. Carl McCall, have managed the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH).
The Flexible Work for New York (FWNY) coalition announced a dozen more clergy members and faith leaders joined the fight to protect flexible work.
Temple Israel was founded in 1870 as Congregation “Hand in Hand” (Yod b’Yod in Hebrew) in the then remote Jewish community of Harlem.
One-hundred pastors representing thousands of congregants from Harlem to Hollis today released a letter expressing vehement opposition to the New York City Council’s proposed ban on real fur.
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.