On Thursday, December 13, 2019, evening, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights hosted the 2019 Ripple of Hope Awards, recognizing four exceptional humanitarians for their commitment to social justice and civil rights.
On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights hosted the fabulous 2018 Ripple of Hope Awards honoring four exceptional laureates including the 44th President of the United States of America, Barack Obama (who went to Columbia University in Harlem), Humana CEO Bruce D. Broussard, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, and Discovery President and…
On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, under the leadership of the organization’s president Kerry Kennedy, will host the Ripple of Hope Awards.
The World Values Network will present Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Robert F. Smith as its Special Recognition Honoree
Robert Frederick Smith, born December 1, 1962 -, graduated from Columbia Business School in West Harlem, is an American billionaire businessman, investor and philanthropist.
Author and Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff are spreading her message of philanthropy with her weekly television show, Successful Philanthropy.
Sidney L. Poitier, February 20, 1927 – January 6, 2022, was a Bahamian-American actor, film director, activist, and ambassador with a deep history in Harlem.
Manhattanville College’s 2020 graduates finally got their turn to walk along with their 2021 classmates at five separate in-person commencement ceremonies this past week.
The Ailey organization continues to use dance to inspire, educate, and unite all in a universal celebration of the human spirit through Ailey All Access.
This holiday season, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will further a cherished legacy of uplifting and uniting audiences across the globe with a free virtual engagement.
Ella Josephine Baker, December 13, 1903 – December 13, 1986, was an African-American civil right and human rights activist. She was a largely behind-the-scenes organizer whose career spanned more than five decades.
By Ed Davila June 17, 2020, marked the 92nd birthday of Herbert “Chuck” Griffin, the legendary East Harlem coach and social activist.
The overt dehumanization and separation of children from their families, caging children in detention centers, unprecedented raids on the homes of immigrants, the misrepresentation of our communities as criminals and rapists is a direct attack on the Black and Brown communities we represent.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced for the first time in New York City’s history that all students will have access to Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and Restorative Justice (RJ) practices and, when needed, earlier intervention from clinical social workers.
Maya Angelou born Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, 1928 is an American autobiographer and poet who has been called “America’s most visible black female autobiographer” by scholar Joanne M. Braxton.