On Saturday, as an estimated 1 million people took part in the Women’s March in cities all over the country, someone defiled a statue of Harriet Tubman in Harlem by putting a pink pussy hat on top of the legend’s head.
From International Women’s Day (March 8th) onward, Lyft is going to be contributing up to $10 to cover the fare of any sojourn to a location that’s historically significant to Women’s History.
In celebration of the holiday season, as well as Harlem’s rich history and culture, the Frederick Douglass Boulevard Alliance (FDBA) is partnering with the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).
What topped our best public art in Harlem list? Well, as usual our “crack” team of public art lovers across our platforms let us know their best places for incredible public art in Harlem. Hit the flip to check out the places in Harlem that made the cut.
We love Betye Saar‘s work and her daughter Alison’s “Harriet Tubman,” memorial sculpture in Harlem.
By Michael McQuillan In June 1993 the Richmond-based Hope in the Cities conducted a pioneering “Unity Walk” in what was once the Confederate capital and then a source of massive resistance to court-ordered school integration.
Elizabeth Catlett, whose abstracted sculptures of the human form reflected her deep concern with the African-American experience and the struggle for civil rights…