Black Folks Worshiped In Own Spaces Before Slavery’s End From New York To Alabama,

On a narrow street in Harlem sits the oldest black church in New York state, one of many black congregations that developed in the decades before slavery ended nationwide and that worked for its abolition. Continue Reading →

Baptist Ministers Conference And Berkeley College Address The Importance Of Education In Harlem

Michael J. Smith, President, Berkeley College, met with Rev. Dr. Charles A. Curtis, President of the Baptist Ministers Conference (BMC) of Greater New York and Vicinity and members of the BMC. Continue Reading →

Timothy Cardinal Dolan Announces Details Of Notre Dame Fundraiser On SiriusXM

With a number of Catholic Churchs in Harlem, today on SiriusXM, Timothy Cardinal Dolan discussed the launch of a restoration fundraiser for the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, in conjunction with Ken Langone and other benefactors. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s St. John The Divine Presents New Book Healing Journeys With The Black Madonna

Singer, percussionist, teacher, and Cathedral Artist in Residence Alessandra Belloni presents her new book, Healing Journeys with the Black Madonna, followed by a musical performance. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: A Coalition Of Faith Leaders And Clergy From Harlem To Hollis Come Together

Dear Honorable Leader Stewart-Cousins and Honorable Speaker Heastie:

As a coalition of faith leaders and clergy members across New York City, we are writing regarding proposed legislation that would expand prevailing wage mandates to include many more large construction projects in New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Church Attorney Who Stole $600k Will Resigns And Pay Restitution

Law.com reports that a Manhattan lawyer has resigned from the bar and admitted that he can’t “defend himself” against professional-misconduct allegations that say he stole $600,000 from a Harlem church he was representing. Continue Reading →