Commemoration Of Slavery’s End In New York State Being Planned

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.

Harlem’s Espaillat And Others Hail INVEST In America Provision To Create Community Outreach Committee At Amtrak

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.

Like Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside, Lieutenant Kennedy’s PT-59 ‘At The Bottom Of The Harlem River’ (Updated)

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.

Elizabeth Jennings Graham, Teacher, Civil Rights Warrior And Her Harlem Connection

Elizabeth Jennings Graham, March 1827 – June 5, 1901, was an African-American teacher and civil rights figure.

“Home To Harlem” Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis And More Archives Now Available To Public

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is pleased to announce the latest milestones in its ongoing “Home to Harlem” initiative.