The Underground Railroad Consortium of New York State has announced the formation of a statewide committee to begin planning for the bicentennial of the legal abolition of slavery in New York.
Representatives Adriano Espaillat, joined by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and uptown Council Member Mark Levine, hailed the inclusion of a provision in the House’s major transportation infrastructure bill.
Riverside Drive is a scenic north-south thoroughfare from Harlem to Houston.
In an article from 2014, Harlem World Magazine wrote that Harlem’s Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside sank in the Harlem River in 1921. Shop the Harlem World Shop.
Subways, city buses and cars will be sanitized every three days and turnstiles, MetroCards and handrails will be disinfected daily in the city’s effort to fight the spread of new Continue Reading →
Elizabeth Jennings Graham, March 1827 – June 5, 1901, was an African-American teacher and civil rights figure.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is pleased to announce the latest milestones in its ongoing “Home to Harlem” initiative.
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