William Henry Johnson, March 18, 1901 – April 13, 1970, was an African-American painter born in Florence, South Carolina.
Congressman Charles B. Rangel who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx submitted the following statement into the congressional record in Continue Reading →
They called Sgt. Henry Johnson “Black Death,” a soldier from the all-black “Harlem Hellfighters” unit who fought off two dozen Germans with a gun and then a knife during World Continue Reading →
Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat led 40 lawmakers in a letter urging the Biden administration to pledge at least $6 billion to the Green Climate Fund (GCF),
Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, and New Yorkers from across the city tonight honored the more than 30,000 New Yorkers lost during the pandemic.
Brock Peters, born George Fisher; July 2, 1927 – August 23, 2005, was an American actor and singer, best known for playing the role of Tom Robinson in the 1962 Continue Reading →