Census Show Another Increase in NYC’s Non-Hispanic White Population

east-harlem11Kevin Gallagher and Sharon Almog, both teachers, considered moving to New Jersey with their two children several years ago when they were squeezed out of the apartment they were subletting in Stuyvesant Town, the sprawling complex that has long been a haven for working- and middle-class families in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Columbia’s Pre-Med Program for H.S. Students

hColumbia Pre-Med Program for H.S. Students 
We are currently recruiting high school students from the New York City area for the 2014- 2015 academic year session of the State Pre-College Enrichment Program (S-PREP) at the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons.
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Rangel Makes Racially-Charged Remark In Debate

Charlie_Rangel_Makes_Racially-Charged_RemarkDemocratic New York Congressman Charlie Rangel made a rather racially-charged remark about the main rival in his re-election bid during a debate Friday. Continue Reading →

LGBTQ Cultures in Photography At The Schomburg

June-9-Visually-Speaking-Gerad-Gaskin-image Join the Schomburg as we celebrate LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning) culture through the images of photographers Gerad Gaskin and Samantha Box. 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 →

OP-Ed: Latinos Highest Among The Uninsured

LatinosMarch 31st is a significant day for President Barack Obama and his administration. It marks the deadline for registration for the Affordable Care Act and whether or not it is a success. Continue Reading →

NYC’s Specialized Schools Called Racist

diverse childrenNew York City’s specialized schools still have low enrollment among minorities, according to a city report released on Friday. Continue Reading →

The White Man March In NYC

wmmA group of white men have organized a march scheduled to take place today in NYC for the purpose of protesting what they call the “anti-white” agenda that “allows” black people to have the same rights as white people. Continue Reading →

In The Heights: Women in the Heights

jpegIn celebration of Women’s History Month, The Grady Alexis Gallery at El Taller Latino Americano is pleased to present Through Women’s Eyes, an art exhibition featuring the work of New York-based artists Antonia Guerrero (Mexico,) Shifi Rathaus (Israel) and Nina Talbot (US.).

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