Project Uplift A Great Program, From A Great Society For Harlem A Great Community 1960’s

Project Uplift was a major short-term program of the Great Society. It was an experimental anti-poverty program in Harlem, New York in the summer of 1965, intended to prevent the recurrence of the riots that hit the community the summer before. Continue Reading →

Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited Directed By Neil’s Father, Cyril deGrasse Tyson

Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited, more commonly called HARYOU, was an American social activism organization founded by psychologists Kenneth Clark and Mamie Phipps Clark in 1962. Continue Reading →

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Father Helped Publish Harlem Youth Report #5 In 1964

 Bleeding Cool that I’ve been collecting comic books for a long time, and it’s not too often that I run across something that I haven’t seen before, but while perusing the offerings for tonight’s auction session at Comic Connect, I ran across a comic book that is both obscure and amazing. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kenneth B. & Mamie Phipps Clark, 1914 – 2005

Mamie Phipps Clark and husband kennethKenneth Bancroft Clark, July 14, 1914 – May 1, 2005, and Mamie Phipps Clark (April 18, 1917 – August 11, 1983) were African-American psychologists who as a married team conducted important research among children and were active in the Civil Rights Movement. Continue Reading →

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