On Sat., Oct 3, 2015, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series kicks-off its festival season with A Day of Activism and Inspiration showcasing a series of films in honor of the civil rights and #blacklivesmatter movements.
Not to be missed Paulo Fabre-Pé Direito (Off on the Right Foot) show curated by Luis R. Cancel defining show about the Young Lords.
NBC News reports that over four decades after Puerto Rican youth in New York City began their fight for social justice, New York’s Young Lords will have a street in El Barrio named in their honor.
Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement upon his return from a fact-finding mission to the Sally Port of Entry and Lordsburg Border Patrol Station in New Mexico following the death of 7-year old Jakelin Caal Maquin while in CBP custody.
By Kathleen Benson Haskins Secretary, East Harlem Preservation Virginia C. “Gina” Rusch, September 15, 1938 – May 23, 2022, spent her career in service to others and most of that career in East Harlem.
By Iovanni Romarion Monday’s storm in Washington Heights showed NYC yet again how unprepared our neighborhoods are for intense rainfall and other climate-induced extreme weather.
East Harlem community members and organizations will come together to celebrate the life and legacy of artist and activist Hiram Maristany, August 10, 1945 – March 10, 2022.
The Health Department today released the 2020 HIV Surveillance Annual Report, which shows continued progress toward ending the HIV epidemic in New York City.
By Whatever Means Necessary: The Times of Godfather of Harlem, directed by Keith McQuirter is inspired by the music and subjects featured in the EPIX original series Godfather of Harlem.
A network of longstanding and younger members of the Latinx diaspora will march in Harlem on June 14, 2020, at 1 pm ET.
By Michael McQuillan and Michael Kosciol The March for Our Lives had a nationwide impact on our thoughts and actions on gun safety issues as hundreds of thousands rallied in New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Denver, Miami and even snow-covered Cincinnati, but how many are now active?
East Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito fought to preserve the People’s Church in East Harlem, the church that the Young Lords took over on December 28, 1969.
Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), unanimously voted in favor of calendaring.
On February 16, 2017, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will open its latest exhibition Black Power! in the newly-renovated Main Exhibition Hall.
Presented in partnership with The Studio Museum in Harlem, Studio Screen is a nonfiction film series addressing the on and off screen legacies of socially engaged cultural movements of the 1970s.