The National Emergency Library Makes 1.5 Million Books Free To Read Right Now

The coronavirus has closed libraries in countries all around the world. Or rather, it’s closed physical libraries: each week of struggle against the epidemic that goes by, more resources for books open to the public on the internet. Continue Reading →

Like Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside, Lieutenant Kennedy’s PT-59 ‘At The Bottom Of The Harlem River’ (Updated)

In an article from 2014, Harlem World Magazine wrote that Harlem’s Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside sank in the Harlem River in 1921. Continue Reading →

Join Tonya Bolden’s Book Launch Of Changing The Equation At Sister’s Uptown Bookstore In Harlem

Author Tonya Bolden will be at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center in Harlem, NY, on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at 6 pm to celebrate her upcoming book Changing The Equation: 50+ US Black Women In STEM. Continue Reading →

The Historic Eclecticism Of The New York Academy Of Medicine In East Harlem

The New York Academy of Medicine (the Academy) is a health policy and advocacy organization founded in 1847 by a group of leading New York metropolitan area physicians as a voice for the medical profession in medical practice and public health reform. Continue Reading →

Immigrant Factory Worker To Multi-Millionaire, Shares 25 Rules To Empower Women

Since 1972, women-owned businesses have gone from 402,000 to 12.3 million, however, they still only represent 4.6% of all firms according to the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. Continue Reading →

A Rare Beautifully Illustrated Copy Of “Summer Homes On The Harlem Rail Road,” 1888

We found this great post from Budden Brooks regarding the Summer Homes On The Harlem Rail Road, 1888, a handsomely produced and illustrated tourism guide from the New York Central and Hudson River Rail Road. Continue Reading →

Come On Kids, Let’s Go To The Harlem Elementary School Students And Parents Literary Day Parade

On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019, KIPP STAR Harlem College Prep Elementary School hosted hundreds of elementary school students and parents today for the annual KIPP NYC Literary Day Parade. Continue Reading →

8th Annual Harlem Holiday Book Drive, Benefiting Children And Families in Shelters

The heartwarming holiday experience you’ve been waiting for all year–Total Equity Now’s 8th Annual Literacy Across Harlem Holiday Book Drive–is finally here! Continue Reading →


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