HW Pick: MLK Suggestions for Riding A Bus (1956)

Last Tuesday, December 1st, marked the 60th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to relinquish her seat at the front of a Montgomery, Alabama bus, and as some people pointed out, the story many of us were told as children about Parks’ act of civil disobedience was fabricated.

Resurrected Harlem, Rev. Calvin Butts Seeks Salvation

Crains New York reports that when the definitive history of New York’s resurgence is written, one of the pivotal players will be Harlem’s Abyssinian Development Corp., the church-based housing and social-services organization that the Rev. Calvin Butts led to resurrect a neighborhood that once symbolized urban collapse.

Harlem Cultural Art Tribute to Lena Horne

The occasion of this tribute to Lena Horne is to continue to plant the cultural and historical seeds of awareness, through the remembrance and homage to Lena Mary Calhoun Horne during the month of her birth (b. June thirtieth, 1917), 97 years ago in Brooklyn, NY.