B.P. Gale Brewer, C. Virginia Fields, And Ruth Messinger Honor Constance Baker Motley

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer joined former Manhattan Borough Presidents C. Virginia Fields and Ruth Messinger to pay tribute to Constance Baker Motley. Continue Reading →


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Mayor de Blasio And Others Call On The State To Pass Community Hiring Legislation

Mayor Bill de Blasio, labor unions, industry leaders, and advocates today called on the State Legislature to pass Community Hiring legislation that will affect communities from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Leader C. Virginia Fields Recognized With ACAP Advocacy Award 2020

The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) will recognize C. Virginia Fields, President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Black Leadership Commission on Health (Black Health), Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center To Honor Councilmember Mark Levine

The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center, one of Harlem’s leading community-based organizations dedicated to providing supportive behavioral health services to clients throughout the five boroughs. Continue Reading →


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Fannie Emma Pennington, “Harlem’s Martriarch” 1914-2013 (Video)

Fannie Emma Pennington, February 1, 1914 – February 13, 2013, was an American activist, organizer, and fundraising coordinator for U.S. Congressional Representative (Harlem) Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.’s Isaac Democratic Club and the Abyssinian Baptist Church A.C.P. Overseas Club. Continue Reading →


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Touro College Honors Founders And TouroCOM-Harlem Community Board

Harlem community leaders and Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) founders and their supporters packed the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem Wednesday night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the school’s opening in Harlem and their joint efforts in educating. Continue Reading →


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