Irene Amos Morgan, The Trailblazing Story That Echoes From Harlem To Harare

Irene Amos Morgan, April 9, 1917 – August 10, 2007, later known as Irene Morgan Kirkaldy, was an African-American woman from Baltimore, Maryland, who was arrested in Middlesex County, Virginia, in 1944.

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Harlem Rep. Espaillat Votes To Pass Act To End Discrimination Against LGBTQ Americans

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) voted to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, to ensure that all LGBTQ Americans are granted the full protections guaranteed by federal civil rights law. Continue Reading →


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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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Can We Reconcile American Students Lifestyle With The American Legacy?

As for a student, you might wonder why is it that the average age for a first-time homeowner was 23 in the 1960s, yet it was 31 in 2018? Continue Reading →


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Elizabeth Jennings Graham, Teacher, Civil Rights Warrior And Her Harlem Connection

Elizabeth Jennings Graham, March 1827 – June 5, 1901, was an African-American teacher and civil rights figure. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Rep Espaillat Recognizes 55th Anniversary Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in recognition of the anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act, signed into law this day in 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson: Continue Reading →


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Fannie Lou Hamer And Malcolm X Speak In Harlem, NY, 1964 (Video)

fannie-lou-hamer-and-malcolm-xIn December 1964, Representatives of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party toured Northern cities seeking support for their campaign to block the seating of Mississippi’s pro-segregation Congressmen who had been elected through the disfranchisement of black voters. Continue Reading →


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