A law requiring all city agencies, commissions and task forces to webcast their public meetings and hearings took effect this week, but most of those entities are failing to comply.
Educators have convened in Harlem this month to learn dance techniques from Jacques d’Amboise.
Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), known by his stage name Moby, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, DJ and photographer. He is well known for his electronic music, vegan lifestyle, and support of animal rights.
By Lil Nickelson On the evening of Monday, March 3rd, 2014 the Harlem Arts Alliance (“HAA”), the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce (“GHCC”) and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture hosted “Twelve Women of Distinction” Twelve Women of Distinction program to kick off Women’s History Month.
The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is Your Voice at the IRS. They say their job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly, so that we know and understand our rights.
Community Works announces the opening of Spirit of Community: Women and Their Art, the newest visual arts component of Community Matters NYC.
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.
Apart from Randolph and the Messenger crew, there was another organization that attacked Garvey just as bitterly—the African Blood Brotherhood (ABB).
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.
The Tastemaker explores the many lives of Carl Van Vechten, the most influential cultural impresario of the early twentieth century: a patron and dealmaker of the Harlem Renaissance, a photographer who captured the era’s icons, and a novelist who created some of the Jazz Age’s most salacious stories.
Sitting in his Harlem home, the pianist Vijay Iyer considered his new weekly commute to Cambridge, Mass. “I’m still not sure how this will work,” he said.
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…
By Jackie Weatherspoon Black History Month will be celebrated at St. Philips Church in collaboration with St. Philips Church Credit Union, RAP-SI Reading, Achievement, Professionalism Success Institute a project of the CUNY BMI (Black Male Initiative).