Harlem’s Patricia Era Bath, A Career Of Firsts, An Inventor And Founder, 1942 – 2019

Patricia Era Bath, November 4, 1942 – May 30, 2019, was an American ophthalmologist, inventor, humanitarian, and academic.

“The Wiz” Eases into Harlem With Anniversary Tribute to Broadway’s Landmark Firsts

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 →

Harlem’s Samuel Jesse Battle, A Career Of Firsts

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 →

Souleo: Dance exhibition celebrates ‘firsts’ while looking to the future

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.

City Scales Up Homemade Testing Capacity And Antibody Tests First Responders

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 And Time Kick Off Search For One Extraordinary Young Leader To Be Kid Of The Year Award

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 →