The Scottsboro Boys Protest in Harlem, 1933

6b885cd0-52d4-11e3-bfeb-7b7e2fd0803eResidents gather on 145th Street in Harlem, NY, April 9, 1933, to read a placard protesting against the decision of a jury in the trial of Haywood Patterson, one of the nine Scottsboro Boys to be indicted, at Decatur, Alabama. Continue Reading →

Birmingham Traveling Civil Rights Exhibit Debuts at the Apollo

Birmingham_Civil_Rights_Exhibit_DebutsMayor William Bell and the City of Birmingham get ready to open the 2013 Civil Rights Traveling Exhibit, Birmingham: The Movement that Changed the World, in New York City at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem. Continue Reading →

‘The Watson’s…’ Screening Free At The Apollo

the watson goto briminghamThis movie is based on the best-selling novel of the same name and features David Alan Grier, Wood Harris, Harlem resident Anika Noni Rose, Pauletta Washington, and other notables.  Continue Reading →