Side view of the (then) new Columbia College Boathouse, at 115th Street and the Hudson River, Harlem, New York, 1895. Continue Reading →
A Conversation: David N. Dinkins, 106th Mayor, City of New York and Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., Tuskegee Airman, past President, Bronx Community College Continue Reading →
A lesser-known attack on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. occurred at a book signing in Harlem on September 20th, 1958, almost a decade before his assassination. Continue Reading →
Yuri Kochiyama (河内山 百合 Kochiyama Yuri?, May 19, 1921 – June 1, 2014) was a Japanese American human rights activist.
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New York would not be the city it is today without the comprehensive public transportation infrastructure developed during the 19th and 20th centuries. Continue Reading →
Nightlife—the nightlife that Americans know now, with dark restaurants and dance floors—did not exist until the 1920sHarlem Renaissance. It’s not that people didn’t go out at night. Continue Reading →
The African Choir were a group of young South African singers that toured Britain between 1891 and 1893. Continue Reading →