Shirley Anita Chisholm (née St. Hill; November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New York Public Library has acquired the full archive of actors and activists Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro made a surprise visit to the emblematic Riverside Church in Harlem, New York, upon culminating his official duties at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Wednesday Continue Reading →
Riverside Church has a distinguished line-up of honorees including civil rights leader Harry Belafonte, social justice advocate Gina Belafonte, philanthropist Dr. Gail C. Christopher, United We Dream Executive Director Cristina Jimenez and the #NeverAgain gun violence prevention Continue Reading →
Norman Mattoon Thomas, November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968 was an American Presbyterian minister who achieved fame as a socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party Continue Reading →
Fifty years ago, at the height of protest against the Vietnam War, the actions at Columbia University in Harlem, New York were among the most highly visible and effective.
John William Sublett, February 19, 1902 – May 18, 1986, known by his stage name John W. Bubbles, was a vaudeville performer.
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