Ruby Dee Memorial Celebration Livestream

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The life and legacy of actor, author and activist  Ruby Dee will be honored with a public memorial celebration on Saturday, September 20th, at The Riverside Church in New York. Continue Reading →

The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, First Woman To Lead The Riverside Church in Harlem

Rev Amy Butler (small)Marking the start of a new era at The Riverside Church, The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler — Riverside’s seventh senior minister and the first woman ever to hold the position — Continue Reading →

In Celebration of the Life of Maya Angelou In Harlem

mayaThe family of Dr. Maya Angelou, Random House, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and the Center for Black Literature invite you to a Celebration of the Life of Maya Angelou. Continue Reading →

Ruby Dee Public Memorial Riverside Church In Harlem

Publicity Still Of Ruby DeeRuby Dee, legendary actor, author and activist will be honored with a public memorial celebration on Saturday, September 20 at The Riverside Church in New York at 11:00 AM.The service will feature tributes and reflections from family, friends and colleagues influenced by her outstanding life and work.    Continue Reading →

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 →