The Fabulous Legend Alvis Rogers Celebrates Her 102nd Birthday (Updated)

By Elizabeth Rankin-Fulcher 

On Saturday, April 10, 2021, Ms. Alvis Rogers will celebrate her 102nd birthday with family and friends in New York City. Continue Reading →


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New Book Rise Up, Confronting A Country At The Crossroads By Rev Al Sharpton

Beginning with a foreword by Michael Eric Dyson and closing with Harlem’s Rev. Al Sharpton’s moving eulogy for George Floyd,  Continue Reading →


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Shirley Chisholm’s Harlem Years 1946-1950’s first black woman elected to the United States Congress,

Shirley Anita Chisholm (née St. Hill; November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author. Continue Reading →


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Senator John F. Kennedy Speaks In Front Of Hotel Theresa, New York, NY, 1960, (Video)

Here is a rare video of remarks made by the then Democratic party presidential candidate Senator John F. Kennedy. Continue Reading →


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Op-Ed: What Makes Social Protest Effective? A Unique School Sends Teens Citywide Seeking Answers (Updated)

By Michael McQuillan

In November 1969 I with classmates at the Bronx High School of Science chipped in for a rickety school bus so we could march against the Vietnam War in Washington. Continue Reading →


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“Chisholm ’72 — Unbought & Unbossed” At The Schomburg In Harlem

november2unboughtunbossedShirley Chisholm was the first African American to seek the Democratic Party presidential nomination in 1972. Continue Reading →


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Rangel: Shirley Chisholm Deserves This Honor

Shirley Chisholm 1970sHarlem Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, released the following statement regarding his colleague Shirley Chisholm, Continue Reading →


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