Gospel Hits Harlem Week 2014 At Grants Tomb (video)

harlem week 2014The Harlem Week 2014 summer gospel concert was in full effect as this great video at Grants Tomb in West Harlem, NY from Charlotte Prudhomme shows. Continue Reading →

Our Harlem Riverside Hawks Named #1 Basketball Team in the Country

2014 National Championship-3rd GradeThe third grade boys basketball team of the Riverside Hawks, a youth basketball program based in Harlem, New York, captured the elusive National Title at the AAU National Championships held in Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Rev. James And Betty Forbes Renew 50 Year Vow In Style

seitu rev1The Rev. James and Betty Forbes renewing their 50 years of marriage at Riverside Church beautiful West Harlem, New York on June 20th, 2014. Continue Reading →

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 →

Rev. Dr. Amy Butler First Woman To Lead Riverside Church

Rev Amy Butler (small)Marking a historical milestone, on Sunday, June 8, the congregation of The Riverside Church called the Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, “Pastor Amy,” as the seventh senior minister of the historic Church—making her the first woman to lead the church in its 87-year history.  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 →

Low Wage Workers And Clergy Walk To Riverside Church In Harlem

Wage-March-2More than 1,000 low-wage workers from around the city joined hands today with interfaith clergy members and labor officials for a historic “Faith and Justice” walk to Harlem’s Riverside Church, urging Albany to let cities around the state to set their own minimum wages. Continue Reading →

Public Service Planned For Basil Paterson in Harlem

IMG_5580A public memorial service will be held later this month for longtime New York political powerhouse Basil (BAZ’-uhl) Paterson. Continue Reading →

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II And N. Carolina NAACP President Leads “Moral Monday”

Rev. William BarberThe Riverside Church announced today that Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP and the catalyzing force behind the “Moral Monday” civil disobedience protests responding to Republican voter suppression efforts in North Carolina. Continue Reading →