Harlem’s Bessie Allison Buchanan First Black Woman To Be New York State Legislature, 1940’s

Bessie Allison Buchanan, March 7, 1902 – September 7, 1980, of Manhattan in NYC became the first African-American woman to hold a seat in the New York State Legislature.

It’s All Hugs, As NY State Disability Advocates From Harlem To The Hudson Applaud Budget Passage

Non-profit providers of supports to New Yorkers with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) and advocates for individuals with I/DD applauded the passage of the FY 2021-2022 State Budget.

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