Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped onto the pages of history when he called for “Black Power” during a speech one Mississippi night in 1966. Continue Reading →
In celebration of Black History month and to commemorate the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the State of Israel, the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York and the Jewish National Fund … Continue Reading →
Harlem World Magazine caught with President of the 1199SEIU Benefit Fund Staff Association Malkia King with a quick online interview before the first event in honor of Black History Month and Mother’s Who Lost Children To Gun Violence. Continue Reading →
As part of its newly established economic justice initiative Now is the Time: Justice for All and a nationwide grassroots campaign, The Riverside Church is presenting a screening of former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich’s Sundance award-winning documentary, “Inequality for All,” on Thursday, February 27, 7:00 p.m. at the Church, 91 Claremont Ave., (bet. 120th & 122nd Sts.), Morningside Heights.
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Black History Month is time to recognize the Black experience as an integral part of American history. As one of the founding Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, I was very happy to celebrate when President Gerald R. Ford officially recognized the Black History Month in 1976. Continue Reading →
In celebration of African-American History Month and our 80th Anniversary, the Apollo Theater will open its doors for a Free Weekend to give visitors an understanding of our rich history, a preview of our future activities, and an honoring of a few of the “family members” that have helped us get to this point. Continue Reading →
Today represents what would have been the 85th birthday of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,. People assembled from all over the city to help celebrate this legend. Continue Reading →
Martin Luther King III with supporters at the Riverside Church celebrating his fathers 85th birthday 46 years after his death in April 1968. Continue Reading →
Jimmy Hoilway’s 70th Birthday post New Year Eve Party honoring Rosa Parks and MLK Jr., 2014.
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As the nation prepares to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 20, actor Brandon J. Dirden hopes that people will not only remember King as a powerful reverend and activist, but also as an astute politician. Continue Reading →
By Walter Rutledge
This weekend New York City is dancing! There is dance in Chelsea by a veteran dance maker; while new choreographers test the dance waters in Chinatown, and in Brooklyn two organizations put the dancers of tomorrow center stage. Here are a few of the many arts events taking place around the city and in our community. Continue Reading →