The Pentecostal Faith Church of All Nations in Harlem, 1934

harlem34Hundreds of worshippers thronged to the Pentecostal Faith Church of All Nations in Harlem, New York City, April 12th,Harlem NY, 1934. Continue Reading →

The Launch of a New Urban Health Campaign Uses Hip Hop as a Vaccine

hip hop health 1By Hadasah Ingrid

March 7th, 2014. The Center for Health Equity & Urban Science Education (CHEUSE) held its 6th Annual Health Disparities Conference at Teachers College, Columbia University in West Harlem, New York.  Continue Reading →

Notes on Culture from Tod Roulette

MAAP_PierreToussaint_Then_274A Saint from TriBeCa: Pierre Toussaint’s New York

Pierre Toussaint, a 23 year old slave, arrived in New York in 1797 a refugee from the revolution in Saint-Domingue. Continue Reading →

The Roman Catholic Benevolent Society, Harlem, 1846

The Roman Catholic Benevolent Society, established in 1817, was the oldest charitable institution in the Archdiocese of New York. Continue Reading →