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 →

Temple Israel Of Harlem In Harlem 1888-1906

Temple Israel was founded in 1870 as Congregation “Hand in Hand” (Yod b’Yod in Hebrew) in the then remote Jewish community of Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Neo-Gothic Cenacle, St. Regis Convent In West Harlem NY 1893-1920s

The Chapel at Cenacle of St. Regis was a convent established by sisters of the order and benefactor Broadway star Maude Adams that opened in 1893 at Riverside Drive at 628 West 140th Street in West Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, Founder Of The Poor People’s Campaign to Preach In Harlem

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine will welcome The Reverend Dr. William J. Barber, IIas guest preacher at their Choral Eucharist service on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 11 am at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street), Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Charles Manuel “Sweet Daddy” Grace, Harlem NY 1881 – 1960 (Video)

Marcelino Manuel da Graça, January 25, 1881 or 1884 – January 12, 1960, better known as Charles Manuel “Sweet Daddy” Grace, or Daddy Grace, was the founder and first bishop of the predominantly African-American denomination the United House of Prayer For All People. Continue Reading →

NYC Emergency Management Launches New Community Emergency Planning Toolkit

The New York City Emergency Management Department today launched a new Community Emergency Planning toolkit designed to guide communities from Harlem to Hollis through developing their own emergency plans. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio To “Fight Nationally And Act Locally” With Faith Leaders

mayor-at-de-blasio-2On Monday, November 14, 2016 in the Blue Room of City Hall, Mayor Bill de Blasio led a discussion with faith leaders to reinforce the Administration’s commitment to protect initiatives that may be at risk during Donald J. Trump’s presidency from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →