Black Education In The Wake Of COVID-19 & Systemic Racism: Toward A Theory Of Change & Action

The Black Education Research Collective (BERC) is pleased to announce the release of its new report, Black Education in the Wake of COVID-19 & Systemic Racism: Toward a Theory of Change & Action. Continue Reading →

African Americans’ First Memorial Day In Charleston, South Carolina, 1865

The first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollywood Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Is Everyday

During the less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December 1955 until April 4, 1968.

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Best Ways To Obtain Financing For Black-Owned Businesses In New York

Black-owned businesses in Harlem were already struggling to survive before the pandemic, as changes in the demographics of the neighborhood, Continue Reading →

Call For NY State To End The Sale Of All Flavored Tobacco As A Racial & Health Equity Imperative

By Dr. Hazel N. Dukes

“For decades, Big Tobacco has made it clear that Black lives don’t matter to them. Continue Reading →


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