Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space.
The month is almost over, before it ends here are a few Free Events to put on your radar screen on Randall’s Island at Randall’s Island Park:
The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA), in collaboration with NY-Presbyterian – The Allen Hospital, welcomes submissions for NoMAA’s next exhibition entitled “Portraits of Community: People, Places.”
The Health Department and the Fund for Public Health in New York today announced the release of $400,000 in grants to eight community-based organizations in neighborhoods across the city as part of Take Care New York (TCNY) 2020.
With Harlem being one of the great arts mecca’s in the world, we were especially interested in the NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s two-week celebration of global design afew weeks ago.
The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance(NoMAA), Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks present “Sculpture at Fort Tryon Park,” a series of temporary art installations on display July–November 2016.
Today, a coalition of New York State Assembly Members unveiled groundbreaking legislation that not only will fund MTA capital needs but will create a $4.5 billion Transit Gap Investment Fund (TGIF) to expand public transit and improve accessibility for millions of New Yorkers, particularly those who live in so-called “transit deserts.”
Meet Uptown’s own, Lin-Manuel Miranda as he autographs for you an advanced copy of Hamilton The Revolution about the one time Uptown resident Alexander Hamilton at Hamilton Grange in Hamilton Heights.
By Souleo Leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X occupy a permanent space within the black historical narrative.
Nestled in the heart of Atlanta’s University Center, Morehouse College is a beacon of black male excellence.
Earlier this month, an essay by actress Jennifer Lawrence on the subject of pay in Hollywood generated numerous discussions on how – and how well – women negotiate.
By Keith L. Forests Brooklyn’s Best Honors (BBH) celebrated its first anniversary raising awareness and funding for a worth cause with a turn-up at Bedford Hall.
Join NYC Parks for The High Bridge Festival at Highbridge Park, on both the Manhattan and Bronx sides of the Harlem River!
One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York will host its Eighth Annual Golf Outing on Monday, August 3 at the Forest Hill Field Club, 9 Belleville Avenue, Bloomfield, New Jersey.
HAWT™ (Harlem Art Walking Tour) – a satellite program of Casa Frela Gallery –will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2014.