On Good Friday, April 14, 2017, 7:30 PM at the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in the City of New York, jazz pianist/Howard University professor, Cyrus Chestnut, will perform a powerful composition that he especially wrote for the church, entitled “The Saga of the Cross.”
Two weeks ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church, where he vowed to defend immigrants from deportation and pledged to protect the rights of all New Yorkers who feel threatened by the incoming Trump administration.
In 2008, nine-time Grammy Award winner Wynton Marsalis was commissioned to write a piece commemorating the 200th anniversary of Harlem s Abyssinian Baptist Church.
Harlem leaders expressed shock and outrage Thursday over the South Carolina church massacre.
Extell Development, one of the city’s biggest developers, has its sights set on East Harlem said a Daily News article.
The Riverside Church — in conjunction with the South African Consulate — will host Consul General George Monyemangene, former Mayor David N. Dinkins, the Rev. Al Sharpton and other VIPs for “A Service of Praise and Thanksgiving for the Life of President Nelson Mandela” on Wednesday, December 11 in the Nave of the historic Church…
Photographs by Seitu Oronde On Monday, April 24, 2023, photojournalist Seitu Oronde was at the funeral for art legend Kwame Brathwaite at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, NY.
Harlem Cultural Archives’ Glenn Hunter looks back during Black History Month in honor of Rev. Calvin Otis Butts III with host Danny Tisdale, on The Harlem World Magazine Show.
Abram Hill, also known as Ab Hill, January 20, 1910 – October 13, 1986, was a Harlem playwright, and author of On Strivers Row, Walk Hard, Talk Loud, and several other plays.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today appointed six new members to the Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) to round out his 13 mayoral appointments.
Fannie Emma Pennington, February 1, 1914 – February 13, 2013, was an American activist, organizer, and fundraising coordinator for U.S. Congressional Representative (Harlem) Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.’s Isaac Democratic Club and the Abyssinian Baptist Church A.C.P. Overseas Club.
Harlem’s Glenn Hunter looks back at the historic 1936 Harlem Riots Report Conference, and the passing of Rev. Calvin Butts III with host Danny Tisdale, on The Harlem World Magazine Show.
On November 2, 2022, The New York Landmarks Conservancy will host its 29th Living Landmarks Celebration at The Plaza.
The New York Landmarks Conservancy is proud to host its 12th Annual Sacred Sites Open House: “Open Doors,” welcoming visitors in person once again to New York’s world-class houses of worship, on July 23 & 24, 2022, throughout New York State.
Did you know that there are many different landmarks in Harlem with a rich history?