Chalkbeat reports that supporters scored a partial victory in their fight to keep the middle school alive at Wadleigh Secondary, a politically connected and historically important performing and visual arts school in Harlem.
Patch reports that one of New York City’s largest charter schools is taking legal action against the city Department of Education for discriminating against one of its Harlem schools, Success Academy President Eva Moskowitz said at a press conference Monday morning.
Alice Childress, October 12, 1916 – August 14, 1994, was a Harlem novelist, playwright, and actress.
Edna Mae Harris, September 29, 1914 – September 15, 1997, sometimes credited as Edna May Harris was a Harlem actress and singer.
Eulalie Spence, June 11, 1894 – March 7, 1981, was a Harlem-based writer, teacher, director, actress and playwright from the British West Indies.
Total Equity Now encourages you to behold, be inspired by, and celebrate the literary and visual genius of Harlem’s young people.
On Thursday, February 25, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer hosted his annual Trailblazers event in honor of African-American History Month at Medgar Evers College in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Denton John will have a front row seat for tomorrow’s Royal Wedding – as the only American protecting the Queen. In his shining breastplate, red plume, sword and immaculately-pressed uniform, the 23-year-old New Yorker is a proud member of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment.
On Saturday, October 2nd, Danny Tisdale and Harlem World interns and staff led the Harlem AIDS Blanket workshop in Hotel Theresa Towers with members from the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS an arm of the Abyssinian Baptist Church. The Harlem Aids Blanket is a community-based-mixed-media art project aimed at increasing HIV awareness, and providing…
Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat announced the winner of the 2021 Art Competition for New York’s 13th congressional district.
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 one place.
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD),…
This principal didn’t do his math. Tyee Chin of Flushing HS — a cornerstone of Mayor de Blasio’s limping Renewal Schools program — demands that teachers aim to pass 75 percent of their students, or else.
Hazel Scott, June 11, 1920 – October 2, 1981. She was called the “Darling of Café Society” back in 1939 when Harlem New York was alive with the sounds of swing.
Edouard E. Plummer works out of a room inside a Harlem public school that would be spacious — if it were a storage closet.