The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture today announced its 2019 Annual Women’s Jazz Festival celebrating the contributions of Black women performers across the genre, and featuring both well-known and unsung women performers in jazz today.
Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer today announced the slate of honorees who will be featured at the Black History Month event her office is hosting this coming Monday, February 26, 2018, starting at 6 pm.
On Sunday, January 14, 2018, at 3pm, the Apollo Theater and WNYC are partnering for the fifth year to present WNYC’s 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, “50 Years After MLK: A Dream Deferred,” as part of the Apollo’s Uptown Hall series.
The earliest observance of the Woman’s Day was February 28, 1909. This event was organized by the Socialist Party of America in New York.
Through March 31, Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNYC) will display quilts and mosaic art handmade by Shirley Cox, Sylvia Hernandez, and Arlene Kweli Jones to honor Women’s History Month.
As part of our annual Women’s History Month celebrations this March, the Schomburg Center is excited for the return of our Women’s Jazz Festival concert series!
With March being Women’s History Month and women outnumbering men in all but nine states today, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Best & Worst States for Women.
New York History blog reports that an announcement sent to the media says that Governor Andrew Cuomo has introduced a new Path Through History website in celebration of New York State History Month.
Today, Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council launched the Young Women’s Initiative, a multiplatform coalition aimed at supporting young women in New York City.
Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Finance Committee Chair Julissa Ferreras ,Women’s Issues Committee Chair Laurie Cumbo, and Women’s Caucus Co-Chairs Elizabeth Crowley and Darlene Mealy announced the creation of the New York City Council’s Young Women’s Initiative.
By Lil Nickelson On the evening of Monday, March 3rd, 2014 the Harlem Arts Alliance (“HAA”), the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce (“GHCC”) and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture hosted “Twelve Women of Distinction” Twelve Women of Distinction program to kick off Women’s History Month.
History of National Women’s History Month As recently as the 1970’s, women’s history was virtually an unknown topic in the K-12 curriculum or in general public consciousness.
Tune in to honor the life and legacy of one of NYC’s most prominent public servants – the late council member Miriam Friedlander loved from Harlem to Hollis.
Vote Run Lead, the nonprofit that trains women to run for political office and win, is celebrating Women’s History Month by launching VRLHQ.org.
Curated by Andrea Arroyo The 14th annual Women in the Heights exhibition will be installed in NoMAA’s gallery space, on the ground floor in the historic United Palace.