Legendary Actor, Author And Activist Ruby Dee To Be Honored At Memorial Celebration

Publicity Still Of Ruby DeeThe life and legacy of actor, author, and civil rights activist Ruby Dee will be honored with a public memorial celebration on Saturday, September 20th at The Riverside Church in New York at 11:00 AM. Continue Reading →

El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 Calling All Artists

ps109may14b0a8860El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 Calling All Artists at the Silberman school of social Work/Hunter College, 2180 Third Avenue, at 119th Street (second Floor Auditorium. Continue Reading →

Debra Fraser-Howze Receives “Top Blacks in Healthcare” Award

Debra_Fraser-Howzex400Debra Fraser-Howze, Senior Vice President of Government and External Affairs, for Orasure Technologies received a 2014 “Top Blacks in Healthcare” Award from BlackDoctor.org in partnership with Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions. Continue Reading →

Charlie Parker, 1950, By Paula Kotis

charlie parkerThis amazing photograph of Charlie Parker, in 1950, was taken five years before he died in 1955 at the age of 34-year-old. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Explosion: 6 Ways To Help The Victims

the harlem exlposion 3An gas leak explosion in Harlem last week killed eight people, injured more than 60, and left dozens suddenly homeless. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Explosion Faces Of The Tragedy

article-vistimsweb1-0313Griselde Camacho made Hunter College always feel like a second home for its students with her beaming smile. Continue Reading →

Williana “Liane” Jones Burroughs, Harlem

Burroughs-Williana-1933Williana “Liane” Jones Burroughs (1882–1945) was an American teacher, communist political activist, and politician. She is best remembered as one of the first African-American women to run for elective office in New York. Continue Reading →

Rafael Hernández’s Legacy in New York

Rafael_HernandezA discussion, honoring one of Puerto Rico’s and Latin America’s greatest composers, el maestro Rafael Hernández, will be held on November 12 at Hunter College. Continue Reading →