Charles Alston was a renowned African-American artist of the early 1900s. Not only was he a revolutionary painter, but he was a sculptor, a muralist and also a very influential teacher.
At its 2016 Convocation ceremonies taking place between May 16 – 18, Teachers College, Columbia University will present its Medal for Distinguished Service to four leaders pursuing social justice in a variety of fields.
Join us in the Museum Store for a Trunk Show featuring unique and original posters, books and memorabilia from the collection of Harlem historian, preservationist and Columbia University Community Scholar John T. Reddick.
Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) celebrated its 30th Anniversary “Let Us Break Bread Together” Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Marina del Rey in Throgs Neck, NY.
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.
In anticipation of the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD, a co-production between the Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia, the Apollo has announced today that it will offer related cultural events for the public at the legendary Theater as well as other community institutions.
Kevin McGruder, interest in community led to a career in community development, and now as an academic, to research interests that include African American institutions, urban history, and gay and lesbian history.
In an auditorium packed with family, friends and well-wishers, 92 graduating students of the fourth class of the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) received their PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy) degrees last week at commencement ceremonies held at Columbia University’s Roone Arledge Auditorium.
Manhattan North Management Co., Inc (MNMC), the management division of Tahl Propp Equities (TPE), one of the City’s largest community-based owners, operators and developers of affordable housing,…
Harlem Children’s Zone wants the children it serves to dream big. To inspire them, the organization hung portraits of Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey over the stage at a recent preschool graduation.
WHDC has two great opportunities for children, teens and young adults this summer. We are conducting a lottery for two free weeks of summer camp at Columbia University (ages 6 to 12), and we are funding 200 Summer Youth Employment positions for West Harlem youth (ages 14 to 24).
WHDC has two great opportunities for children, teens and young adults this summer.
Melvin Stanton “Mel” Tapley was born in New York on May 29, 1918. In the 1920 U.S. Federal Census, the Tapley family of three lived in Cortlandt, New York at 1105 Park Street. His parents were Harry, a chauffeur, and Louise, and his age was recorded as nine months, which would make his birth in…
A woman of compassion and caring, Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely champions the aspirations of women, children and youth.
Listen to Barry Goldenberg on HW Radio Podcast and host Danny Tisdale talks about his new book about The Unknown Architects of Civil Rights. As civil rights history continues to hold a prominent place in American society, it is only through the courageous actions of Thaddeus Stevens, Ulysses S. Grant, and Charles Sumner that America’s…