Harlem is known for its firsts, from the Patricia Era Bath, the first woman member of the Jules Stein Eye Institute to Samuel Jesse Battle the NYPD’s first black lieutenant Continue Reading →
Patricia Era Bath, November 4, 1942 – May 30, 2019, was an American ophthalmologist, inventor, humanitarian, and academic.
CAYRE Equities is pleased to announce the opening of ARCIS, the first Foreign Trade Zone* specifically built for the storage of cultural property and fine art in the United States.
By Vinette K. Pryce Forty years after winning seven Tony Awards —Broadway’ s highest theater honor – the first Black musical to claim the distinction eased into two New York City Continue Reading →
Samuel Jesse Battle (born January 16, 1883 in New Bern, North Carolina). His parents were among the last generation born into Southern slavery, and his own birth in 1883 was notable Continue Reading →
The founding of the Dance Theatre of Harlem in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook occurred in the aftermath of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1968 assassination.
Mayor de Blasio announced today that the first “Made in NYC” test kits are now in use at NYC Health + Hospital community testing sites citywide.
Nickelodeon, TIME and TIME for Kids today announced that submissions have opened for the first-ever Kid of the Year honor, a multiplatform initiative recognizing extraordinary young leaders who are making a positive Continue Reading →
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