40 Year Old Black Public Media Hosts Virtual 2020 National Black Media Story Summit

In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Black Public Media (BPM) hosts the second biennial National Black Media Story Summit from Tuesday, June 23 to Thursday, June 25, 2020. Continue Reading →


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Black Lives Matter ‘March For Philando Castile’ From Harlem To Trump Tower

A day after a Minnesota jury acquitted the cop who killed Philando Castile, a 32-year-old black man, several hundred activists marched for more than two hours on Saturday afternoon from Harlem all the way to Trump Tower—blasting the United States for having “lynched another black man.” Continue Reading →


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Harlem Business Community Under Attack By Vandals (Video)

From The Harlem Merchants Association:

On Monday, January 2nd, 2017, People’s Monday (#PeoplesMonday) is an activist initiative affiliated with NYC Shut It Down. Continue Reading →


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Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: Black Women And The Criminal Justice System At The Schomburg In Harlem

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How do we make sense of the increasing menace of racial terror in America? Is there a pattern to this racial violence? What is the history of this criminalization of black women?  Continue Reading →


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Harlem-Based New York Urban League Repondes To Alton Sterling Shooting

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Here’s the statement from the New York Urban League:

“The New York Urban League is sadden to hear of the terrible tragedy that has befallen the Baton Rouge community. Continue Reading →


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Health Commiss Dr. Mary T. Bassett’s TEDMED Talk Debut On TED.com

Dr Mary T BassettHealth Commissioner Mary T. Bassett’s TEDMED talk today debuted on TEDMED.com and TED.com. She is the first health commissioner from any U.S. city to give a TEDMED talk. Continue Reading →


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