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 →

The Dominican Film Festival in NY At Columbia

dominican film fetsival in harlem 2014Cine Art Entertainment Productions, Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, Columbia University Medical Center and the organizers of The Dominican Film Festival in New York (DFFNY) are delighted to invite you to the press conference for the Third Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York. Continue Reading →

Man Dead In Washington Heights

Federal Judge Rules NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk Practice Violates RightsA 76-year-old man was struck by two vehicles and killed Friday evening in Washington Heights. Antonio Escanio was crossing Amsterdam Avenue between 155th and 156th streets in Harlem around 5:51 p.m. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: A Little Paula Deen In All of Us

By Lil Nickelson

Leave Paula Dean alone! Just because she is a celebrity chef/restaurant entrepreneur that cooks like our Grandmothers and Mothers does not mean she had to share her health condition as soon as she was informed that she had become a type 2 diabetic. Continue Reading →