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 five decades.
The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) is pleased to present its next Curators in Conversation on October 29, 2020, at 6 pm EST.
Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed members to the following Sector Advisory Councils: Non-Profit and Social Services, Public Health and Healthcare, Faith-based, Construction and Real Estate, Education, and Surface Transportation.
The Senate Majority today advanced bills to combat substance misuse and protect New York communities from the scourge of opioid addiction.
Older New Yorkers of color are more threatened by gentrification, more likely to skip prescription medications because of cost, more burdened by utility bills, and more financially squeezed by the responsibilities of family caregiving than older White New Yorkers.
By Lil Nickelson On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio stated, “You have provided proof to me that Harlem maybe a few blocks farther north, but tonight Gracie Mansion is Harlem.
Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced new proposed rules to regulate for-profit schools that are not already regulated by the state.
On Saturday, July 29, 2018, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce will host the 44th annual HARLEM WEEK in celebration of Harlem’s rich cultural, political, and economic heritage.
Wyatt Tee Walker (August 16, 1929 – January 23, 2018) was an African-American pastor, national civil rights leader, theologian, and cultural historian.
Seventy-six national civil rights, faith-based, affordable housing, and other organizations have voiced their strong opposition to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s headed by Secretary Ben Carson sudden decision to effectively suspend the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation.
One of New York’s most enduring and highly attended summer activities is the HARLEM WEEK Festival. HARLEM WEEK, which started as a one day event in 1974 has grown to a month-long celebration of the most famous community in the world.
Senator Chuck Schumer said, “All children deserve the opportunity to succeed and Mayor de Blasio’s universal, high-quality early childhood education program will help our littlest New Yorkers get a strong start on the path to success.
On a sunny April afternoon, 125th Street is a study in contrasts. Starting on the East Side near the Triborough Bridge, aging industrial buildings and a shuttered Pathmark give way to a bustling shopping district.
Today, Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) Democrats held a public forum at the Harlem Hospital Center to discuss the impact of economic challenges and persistent inequities facing the African American community in New York.
CNN reports when people think of the fast-growing New York City tech scene, they think Silicon Alley in the posh neighborhoods of lower Manhattan — not 125th Street.