Conversations in Black Freedom Studies At The Schomburg In Harlem

CIBFS-Alternate-Graphic_WEBPlease join us in a discussion first about the long history of African American cooperative economics, both in thought and in action; secondly about the ways that communities take care of business in Black Freedom Struggle; and lastly about the important community institutions developed by groups such as the Black Panther Party that struggled against the savage inequalities of Medical Apartheid. Continue Reading →

Caring For People Living With Alzheimer’s In Harlem

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The Kenneth A. Smaltz Sr. Foundation for the Care and Cure of Alzheimer’s offers support for people living with dementia, their families and (unpaid) caregivers, and provides leadership in dementia services and policy.

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Sheila Guyse “Miracle In Harlem” And “Harlem Follies of 1949″ Star

Sheila Guyse in harlemEtta Drucille Guyse (rhymes with “nice”), known as Sheila Guyse, (July 14, 1925 – December 28, 2013) was a popular African-American singer, actress, and recording artist, performing on stage and screen during the 1940s and 1950s, in the Dorothy Dandridge film era. Continue Reading →