Ella Josephine Baker, December 13, 1903 – December 13, 1986, was an African-American civil right and human rights activist. She was a largely behind-the-scenes organizer whose career spanned more than Continue Reading →
The overt dehumanization and separation of children from their families, caging children in detention centers, unprecedented raids on the homes of immigrants, the misrepresentation of our communities as criminals and Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced for the first time in New York City’s history that all students will have Continue Reading →
Maya Angelou born Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, 1928 is an American autobiographer and poet who has been called “America’s most visible black female autobiographer” by scholar Joanne M. Continue Reading →
Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory, October 12, 1932 – August 19, 2017, was an American civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, comedian, conspiracy theorist, and occasional actor throughout Harlem for decades.
James Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.