Newspapers edited by Frederick Douglass, who escaped slavery in 1838 and became a voice for abolitionists as a journalist, orator, and author, have been digitized and are now available online from the Library of Congress.
On Juneteenth*, join us at Revolution Books for an evening with David Blight, author of the biography Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, the book that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in history.
On Monday, March 25th, 2019, about 20 high school freshman from Frederick Douglas Academy in Harlem presented what they’ve learned in Harlem Boys and Girls Club “Storytellers” program at 521 West 145th Street in Harlem.
Commemorating the achievements of past, present and future, the New York Urban League celebrated its 53rd annual Frederick Douglass Awards on Tuesday, May 15th at Pier Sixty in Manhattan.
Building applications have been filed for a new 7-story structure at the corner of West 146th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard, in the upper blocks of Harlem.
The public is invited to a celebration of diversity and human rights by participating in the Renaissance House: Retreat for Writers & Artists’ 11th annual free dramatic reading of Frederick Douglass’ powerful landmark speech.
Readers of all ages, races and backgrounds are invited by Renaissance House: Retreat for Writers & Artists in Martha’s Vineyard to celebrate Independence Day by being a part of one of the most powerful speeches of all time in America.
The New York Urban League held its 51th Anniversary Frederick Douglass Dinner on Tuesday, May 19, 2016 at Pier Sixty. The organization led by President and CEO Arva Rice bestowed its Frederick Douglass Medallion on Michael Cardozo and Amalgamated Bank.
B Plus Realty has filed permits to construct a new apartment building on a vacant lot at 2171 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem.
Renaissance House Retreat for Writers & Artists in Martha’s Vineyard invites people of all ages, races and backgrounds to celebrate July 4 by participating in the 15th annual reading of Frederick Douglass’ historic 1852 speech “What Does the Fourth of July Mean to the Negro?” on Inkwell Beach in Oak Bluffs on Saturday, July 4…
At about 9:30 am this morning on St. Nicholas Avenue and West 125 Street the FDNY using all hands on deck for a two-story building under demolition with scaffolds has collapsed onto a city bus with numerous people inside and trapped, and one man thrown from the demolish into the street (see above).
Open Society has provided us all with the free links to downloadable audiobooks, which are from Harlem’s renaissance of mostly classics, during the COVID Crisis.
The Harlem Chamber Players, Founding Executive and Artistic Director Liz Player, will mark its 15th Anniversary and Black Music Month with a musical extravaganza Harlem Songfest II
The National Black Leadership Commission on Health is breaking the stigma around mental health, maternal health, and treatment for addiction from Harlem to Hollywood.
By Lil Nickelson On Thursday, March 30th, 2023, the Harlem press was invited to Market 57, the 50,000-square-foot public space and market on the ground floor of Pier 57.