The new book Witness: Two Hundred Years of African-American Faith and Practice at the Abyssinian Baptist Church of Harlem, New York, is written by Genna Rae McNeil, Houston Bryan Roberson, Quinton Hosford Dixie, and Kevin McGruder. Continue Reading →
*The name attributed to City College by protesters around the time of the 1969 struggles which resulted in the school’s ‘Open Admissions’ policy, implemented in 1970.
Come through for food, live art and building uptown this Saturday, starting at 5pm.
“I think that the CUNY administration is really scared of a lot of the organizing and community-building coming out of the building. We provide so many services for the community — know-your-rights training, a farm share that provides healthy food, we’ve run a soup kitchen, we have provided baby-sitting services for people in the community.” -Alyssia Osorio, Director of the Morales/Shakur Center
“It’s not only a CUNY-wide thing; it’s happening all over the country,” – People Power Movement member
“The repression at City College and all throughout our campuses is a microcosm of what happens in our communities, where police watchtowers and stop-and-frisk are a common occurence. Such is the situation in Harlem, both on and off the campus.” – Revolutionary Student Coordinating Committee
A Harlem resident chooses free groceries at the Food Bank For New York City on December 11, 2013 in New York City. Continue Reading →
This star-studded charity event at Espace, 635 West 42nd Street, benefited the non-profit, the Allan Houston Legacy Foundation (AHLF) and sponsored by Sean John Fashions. Continue Reading →
Hizzoner will face a raft of opportunities and challenges when he takes office in 2014. A budget that’s balanced in name only. Frayed relationships between the police and the communities they serve, especially in the wake of the city’s stop-and-frisk policies. Continue Reading →