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 →

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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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 →

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 →