New York State Legislature Passes Two Bills Reducing Exposure To Toxic Chemicals

WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) is celebrating the passage of two bills by the New York State legislature. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

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. Become Continue Reading →

TLDEF And Empire Justice Center Celebrate Passage Of New York’s Gender Recognition Act

Today, the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) and the Empire Justice Center celebrated the passage of the NYS Gender Recognition Act (S.4402/A.5465) by the New York State legislature. Continue Reading →