CCNY’s STEM Institute Opens After-School Program For Uptown High School Students

Today Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, City College of New York President Vincent Boudreau, Superintendent Manuel Ramirez, representatives from The STEM Institute. Continue Reading →

Harlemite Lionel McMurren, Educator, AIDS Activist And History Maker, 1925-2012

Lionel McMurren was born in Harlem, New York, on October 21, 1925. At the age of two, his mother died and he was raised by two aunts in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and also by a great aunt in New York. Continue Reading →

Food Insecurity Could Impact Children’s Ability To learn In School From Harlem To Hollywood

Food insecurity — not being able to access sufficient amounts of food that is of acceptable quality or price — plagues consumers worldwide, and now researchers are looking at how it can affect children while they’re at school. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Launches Youth Vote NYC Registration Drive And First Ever Civics Week

The de Blasio Administration today launched its most robust civic engagement effort at schools of all grade levels and colleges across New York City. Continue Reading →

Columbia University In Harlem Places 2nd In National Quiz Bowl Competition

From Columbia University and across North America, some of the smartest, brightest minds of North America went to Chicago for the NAQT 2019 Quiz Bowl Intercollegiate Championship Tournament (ICT).

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Teacher Busted For Sexting Four Teen Girls In Harlem

A Harlem charter-school teacher is accused of asking a teenage student for a threesome, sending two other girls sex videos and sexting a fourth child, according to cops and court records. Continue Reading →

Frederick Douglass High School Students Take A Stand For Healthier Lunches In Harlem

On Monday, March 25th, 2019, about 20 high school freshman from Frederick Douglas Academy in Harlem presented what they’ve learned in Harlem Boys and Girls Club “Storytellers” program at 521 West 145th Street in Harlem.

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Harlem Urban Academy Laboratory High School Grad Wins Prestigious Fellowship

Jibril Bing (inset), a 2016 graduate of Urban Academy Laboratory High School on the Upper East Side, was today awarded a prestigious Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship (FDGF). Continue Reading →

Meet Billa, The Harlem Rapper Son Of Alleged College-Admissions-Scandal Parents

It didn’t take the paparazzi long last week to find the Fifth Avenue home of Gregory and Marcia Abbott, two of the parents named in the largest college admissions scandal in U.S. history. Continue Reading →

Jazz Guru Greg Thomas Swings In “The Art & Science Of Improvisation” Course At Lincoln Center

The lifeblood of jazz music, creative improvisation is a thrilling practice of human communication and interaction in a wide range of fields, from literature to dance and architecture. Continue Reading →