The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) has announced a request for proposals (RFP) from potential private sector partners to design, build and install Continue Reading →
Black STORIES Matter! This was the subtext of the recent biennial National Black Media Story Summit.
Friends, We’ve made it through the first week! This is the fifth of my COVID-19 newsletters, for Friday, March 20, 2020, assembling what I hope is useful information all in Continue Reading →
On Thursday, November 28th, 2019, Harlem elected officials City Councilmember Bill Perkins, Assemblymember Al Taylor, former Chief Deputy Attorney General Alvin Bragg came together celebrating Thanksvinging in Harlem.
On a narrow street in Harlem sits the oldest black church in New York state, one of many black congregations that developed in the decades before slavery ended nationwide and Continue Reading →
Patch reports that the NYPD is trying to identify a group of teenagers wanted in connection with thefts from a Harlem public elementary and middle school, police said.
The NY Posts reports that there are the schools Mayor de Blasio doesn’t mention. At 32 city elementary and middle schools, the average English-math proficiency rate on state exams has not Continue Reading →
“When I first saw lacrosse, I thought it was only for boys, but it looked pretty cool.” — Karmen, 12 Beginning last winter, The Players’ Tribune followed the girls lacrosse Continue Reading →
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