Eight-five students from the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem joined with 1,200 osteopathic medical students from around the country on March 6 to meet with elected officials and their staff members to advocate for important health policy issues that affect medical education and the practice of medicine.
National Dance Institute, the non-profit organization that has transformed the lives of millions of public school children through the arts, will hold its Annual Gala on Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Best Buy Theater in New York City.
The controversial founder of the Success Academy charter schools, Eva Moskowitz, said on Monday that her network and a group of parents filed a lawsuit to reverse the city’s decision to block a middle school from opening this fall even as Mayor Bill de Blasio said he would find alternate seats for the 194 children affected.
Educators have convened in Harlem this month to learn dance techniques from Jacques d’Amboise.
Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams.
Ned O’Gorman, poet and founder of the Children’s Storefront, a tuition-free school in Harlem created to combat what he saw as “the pervasive lack of imagination” in children’s education.
By Souleo Can art serve as a catalyst for revitalizing neighborhoods? It’s a question being explored by two unique art projects: “Back in the Bronx,” a new campaign launched by the Bronx Museum of the Arts and Out to See, an art and music event focused on bringing attention to the South Street Seaport area…
The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) today urged all Manhattan residents 50 and older to undergo a potentially life-saving colon cancer screening as part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March.
We love free and great, and nothing is better than those two words coming together to make no fee based programming and events at one of the greatest institutions (next to the Apollo Theater) in the world, the Lincoln Center.
Williana “Liane” Jones Burroughs, 1882–1945, was an American teacher, communist political activist, and politician.
Richard Benjamin Moore, 1893–1978, was an African-Caribbean civil rights activist and prominent communist. He was also one of the advocates of the term African American as opposed to Negro.
A great tribute to the Guarachera de Cuba: The Queen Celia Cruz. The event is presented in partnership with Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and in collaboration with Omer Pardillo.
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.
By Ken Simmons 25 years after making her powerful acting debut in Spike Lee’s Oscar-nominated “Do The Right Thing,” Rosie Perez is continuing her mission of inspiring others with her revelations of overcoming abject poverty and abuse in her memoir HANDBOOK FOR AN UNPREDICTABLE LIFE: How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and…
Today, Harlem man Amin Joseph sent us an interview he did with KaBookit.com. Amin Joseph is a protégé of the World Famous Apollo Theater in his hometown of Harlem, New York.