The 210th Anniversary Celebration Of The Abyssinian Baptist Church In Harlem NY

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Happy 210th Anniversary, Abyssinian! In 1808, a group of African Americans – 12 women and 4 men – took a stand by refusing to accept segregated seating in the First Baptist Church of New York and formed The Abyssinian Baptist Church in the City of New York. Continue Reading →

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MPAC, NYC Faith And Community Leaders Host Economic Justice Day

On Saturday, December 9th, 2017, faith and community leaders from across New York City will hold Economic Justice Day, an all-day conference sponsored by Airbnb. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Responds To Unveiling of Rev. Dr. Clarence Norman, Sr. And Ellen Norman Way

street-namin-gmontage-new-york-city-council-member-laurie-a-cumboAfter more than 60 years of ministry at the First Baptist Church of Crown Heights, a street sign in honor of the late Rev. Dr. Clarence Norman, Sr. and First Lady Ellen Norman was unveiled by Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo attended by Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito and others today at the intersection of Rogers Avenue and Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn.

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