Harlem Activist Yuri Kochiyama, NY, 1921 – 2014

yuri-kochiyamaYuri Kochiyama, 河内山 百合 Kōchiyama Yuri?, May 19, 1921 – June 1, 2014, was an American political activist. Continue Reading →

“MLK Now,” At Riverside Church In Harlem

Dr. Martin Luther KingBlackout for Human Rights will host “MLK Now,” a special MLK Day event to celebrate and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and explore how his message and vision continue to resonate in today’s racial, social and political landscape. Continue Reading →

Artists And Activists Challenge Social Movement Myths In Harlem

Dr. Marta Moreno Vega & Felipe Luciano

“It is imperative that we continue to destroy and dissect these myths out here…that we do not continue to perpetuate this myth that there’s a disconnection,” 

explained Ademola Olugebefola, Visual Artist, cofounder WEUSI Artists Gallery and Academy, Dwyer Cultural Center & NYNCA, the “The Art of Justice: Articulating an Ethos and Aesthetic of the Movement.

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