“The Day Harlem Saved Dr. King,” Celebration In Harlem

On September 20th, 1958, 29 year-old Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was in Harlem autographing his book Stride Toward Freedom, about the Montgomery Alabama bus boycott in front of Blumstein’s Department Store on West 125th Street. Continue Reading →

A Conversation With The Legendary Harlem Fave Harry Belafonte

Three-time Grammy Award—winning musician, Actor and Activist Harry Belafonte is one of the most successful Jamaican-American artists of all time, renowned for bringing the Caribbean sound to the international mainstream.

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HBO NY Premiere Of ‘King In The Wilderness’ Free At The Riverside Church In Harlem

HBO Documentary Films and The Riverside Church cordially invite you to a special event commemorating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the New York Premiere of King In The Wilderness. Continue Reading →

David N. Dinkins Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By David Dinkins

I am thankful that each year begins anew with Dr. King’s birthday falling right at its dawning. It serves as a reminder of how far we have come and a renewal of our commitment to go the next mile with the new year ahead. Continue Reading →

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Gives Anti-Trump Speech At Harlem church

On Sunday, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) delivered a rousing speech during a visit at First Corinthian Baptist Church, a historically black church in Harlem, where she nearly brought the house down. Continue Reading →

“Saving Martin Luther King Jr.’s Life in Harlem” MLK Weekend At The Museum

The Museum of the City of New York will celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with performances by The New York City Gospel Choir, a family program dedicated to the activist legacy left behind by several civil rights heroes including the great man himself, and a display called Saving Martin Luther King Jr.’s Life in Harlem. Continue Reading →