First Corinthian, Senator Benjamin, And DC 9 Feed Families At Hope For Harlem

Today, First Corinthian Baptist Church, New York State Senator Brian Benjamin, and District Council 9 donated grocery packages to 2,000 families in addition to care packages, hot meals and essential items at its Hope for Harlem Event. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond First Woman President Of NY Theological Seminary

New York Theological Seminary’s (NYTS) in Harlem has appointed Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond as its new president, the first woman and the first African-American woman to hold this position in the institution’s 119-year-old history. Continue Reading →

Eric Garner’s Funeral At Church Draws Hundreds Of Mourners In Harlem

Hundreds of mourners lined up in the freezing cold Monday to bid a final farewell to Erica Garner, the daughter of police chokehold victim Eric Garner, but not all of the activist’s family members were able to get inside for the funeral service. Continue Reading →

Harlem Church Holds Eric Garner’s Memorial

A Harlem church will hold a panel discussion and memorial service for Eric Garner on Monday night on the third anniversary of his death featuring speakers such as Rev. Al Sharpton and former NBA player and activist Etan Thomas. Continue Reading →