Seitu’s World: One Woman Plays Harriet Tubman And Sojourner Truth In Harlem

seitu 1 churchBy Seitu Oronde

A one woman performance captured by Seitu Oronde at the Presbyterian Church in Harlem on Saturday, August 23rd, 2104.

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From Harlem To Hempstead African Americans Unite For Inclusion

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedJune 17, 2014

Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York State

Dear Governor Cuomo:

Mobilizing Preachers & Communities (MPAC) is writing you today to express our deep concern about how the SUNY Board and its chairman, H. Carl McCall, have managed the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH). Continue Reading →

Riverside Church Hosts Jeremiah Wright in Speaker Series

ReverendJeremiahWrightFollowing the worship service, Rev. Wright will lead a discussion exploring issues of economic justice at a special reception once the dialogue concludes at The Riverside Church Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: David V. Goliath in Harlem

samuel church templeBy Renae Francis & Tyrone Holmes

If you’ve ever walked along 125th Street between Park and Madison Avenue in the center of Historic Harlem,  New York you are apt to feel yourself entering a whole new world. Continue Reading →

Church of the Master, West Harlem, 1930’s

church of the masterThe Church of the Master opened as the Morningside Presbyterian Church in November 1893. William C. Haskell designed a little Victorian style building in orange brick in a neighborhood called Harlem of recently built brownstones opposite Morningside Park. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: PARADIGM

By Walter Rutledge

Creativity is the original magic. At first it was the way to explain the unknown, but soon evolved into a social necessity enriching the mundane and sublunary.Republics have come and gone, dynasties dissolved, but the greatness of these civilizations remains in the art they have left behind.

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Riverside Church Celebrates Dr. King

“Distinguished Preacher Series” and “Realizing the Dream 2011” to Provide a Day of Programming Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the Site of his Famous “Beyond Vietnam” Speech

In celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to commemorate what would have been his 82nd birthday, The Riverside Church will honor his memory with two events on Sunday, January 16, ……first, with its popular Distinguished Preacher Series at 11:00 a.m. and at 3:00 p.m., Realizing the Dream, a tribute event featuring music, prayer and guest speakers. Both events will take place in the Nave of The Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive (bet 120th & 122nd St.), Morningside Heights.

“Dr. King’s spirit will surely be felt by those in attendance for the Distinguished Preacher Series and Realizing the Dream events at Riverside,” said Riverside Church Interim Senior Minister, Rev. Stephen H. Phelps. Continue Reading →