Nelson Mandela Speaks At City College In Harlem, 1990 (videos)

nelson madnela 2015On June 21, 1990,  Nelson Mandela joined ABC anchor Ted Koppel at City College in Harlem on 135th Street, for a historic town meeting before an over-capacity audience at Aaron Davis Hall. Continue Reading →

Concert “Composers From Centroamérica” At City College’s Aaron Davis Hall In Harlem

The Association of Dominican Classical Artists presents “Composers from Centroamérica,” at City College’s Aaron Davis Hall, in the Marian Anderson Theater in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Historic City College Building Sits Empty With No Signs Of Life In Harlem

NY Post reports that a historic City College building once slated to house a center dedicated to a US congressman and then a secretary of state is an empty shell with no sign of life. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Colonel Hubert Fauntleroy Julian, “The Black Eagle Of Harlem” (video)

1931-01_julianHubert Julian was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, in 1897, the son of a cocoa plantation manager. He migrated to Canada in 1914, where he claimed to have learned to pilot an aeroplane and served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Continue Reading →

Harlem Based City College Appoints New President

The City University of New York Board of Trustees approved the appointment of a new president of The City College of New York, which had been without a permanent leader since former president Lisa S. Coico resigned amid scandal in 2016. Continue Reading →