By Anthony T. Eaton Harlem was founded in the century as a Dutch outpost and over time developed into a farming village, a revolutionary battlefield, a resort town, a commuter town and a ghetto.
As the nation’s attention increasingly focuses on the need for greater diversity in higher education, alumni of the Teachers College Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship gathered at the College on March 4 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the program and discuss the ongoing need to promote opportunities for underrepresented scholars of color in academia.
Harlem Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, released the following statement regarding his colleague Shirley Chisholm,
Macy’s was honored by Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) with the organizations prestigious “Vanguard Award” at its 2015 Fashion Show and Style Awards.
Harry Lawrence Freeman (October 9, 1869, Cleveland, Ohio — March 21, 1954, Harlem, New York) was a United States opera composer, conductor, impresario and teacher.
The Apollo Theater today announced its 2015–2016 season, encompassing world premieres, commissions, and collaborationswith world-class performing arts institutions and international artists working across a range of disciplines and genres— from dance and theater to jazz, soul, and opera.
By Hadasah Ingrid There is a movement of wellness in the air. That aura was no more potently felt than at the 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Expo: Transforming the Temple –The Bliss of Now!
East Harlem’s Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia appointing Harlem resident who lived on 138th Street Lt. Samuel J. Battle as member of Parole Commission. Battle was the first black to serve for the NYPD.
Mrs. Velena G. Ellis, in 1945 before the ceremony where she was the first African American woman admitted to the New York bar.
Thursday Oct 4th was the opening reception for painter Lisa Zwerling’s The Magic Flute exhibit at the FIRST STREET GALLERY in Chelsea.
A’Lelia Walker carried a flask, especially after Prohibition became the law of the land. In her case, of course, the flask was sterling silver, befitting her love of fine things.
By Tod Roulette It’s fitting that the personal effects of Lena Horne,would be sold at a Doyle auction house during fashion week no less.