In July, the Second Friendship Baptist Church sold the horse stable-turned church building to a private buyer for $1.5 million. A couple of weeks later, the city approved the new owner’s plan to demolish it.
In celebration of Black History month and to commemorate the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the State of Israel, the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York and the Jewish National Fund …
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.
An ecumenical non-profit, comprised of mostly African-American pastors from Harlem to Hollis, is calling on the State Legislature to hold a public hearing to address the lack of diversity in the city’s construction and development industry.
Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated the Central Harlem – West 130-132nd Streets Historic District.
City Land NYC reports that Landmarks Preservation Commission held a public hearing on the potential designation of the Central Harlem West 130-132nd Historic District at its meeting on April 17, 2018.
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).
Bayard Rustin, March 17, 1912 – August 24, 1987, was a Harlem leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, nonviolence, and gay rights.
By Lil Nickelson On Sunday, August 6th, 2023, The Harlem Honeys & Bears held their annual “Music, Munch & Mingle” at 129 West 138th Street in the Shugah Baybees Tot Lot in Harlem.
André Leon Talley loved the surprisingly similar rituals of two ways of life he knew well: the black community of his childhood in North Carolina, and French couture, with its historical and literary associations.
Faith of Black Lives, a coalition of twenty-five faith leaders from across the nation launched a hunger strike on the first anniversary of the insurrection, January 6, 2022.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, and New Yorkers from across the city tonight honored the more than 30,000 New Yorkers lost during the pandemic.
National Geographic and Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet,” “The Color Purple”) revealed today during the network’s TCA session the highly-anticipated premiere date and official series trailer.
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.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (German: [ˈdiːtʁɪç ˈboːnhœfɐ]; 4 February 1906 – 9 April 1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, key founding member of the Confessing Church and Harlemite in the 1920’s.