Anti-Apartheid Icon Dr. Allan Boesak At The Riverside Church

imageAs part of its new church-wide initiative to address the growing economic disparities hurting so many U.S. citizens and threatening the nation’s future, The Riverside Church will host anti-apartheid leader and President of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches, The Rev. Dr. Allan Boesak… Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: At The Wall Street Project 2014 After-Event In Harlem

seitu push2By Seitu OrondeSeitu was at the Rev. Jesse Jackson Wall Street and Rainbow Push event. Here is Jessie Jackson, and Rev Dr. James  Forbes at The Riverside Church in Harlem.

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The Nelson Mandela Tribute In Harlem

riverside shurchOn February 13th, the Nelson Mandela Foundation in association with
  CultureHorde  will hold a tribute concert in honor of the late, great Nelson Mandela -   celebrating his life and legacy, and the 20th anniversary of democratic freedom in
South Africa. Continue Reading →

Queen Mother Delois Blakely: Harlem’s Street Nun

Delois BlakelyA woman of compassion and caring, Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely champions the aspirations of women, children and youth. She criticizes mankind for the economic injustice that has degraded billions of lives worldwide and champions’ education, basic business training, microcredit, entrepreneurship, and “heart” as potential solutions. Continue Reading →

How Nelson Mandela Used Sports to Unite South Africa

Nelson MandelaBy Marc Rasbury

Last Thursday we lost one of the worlds most significant and historic individuals in former South African President Nelson Mandela. Continue Reading →

Memorial for Nelson Mandela at Riverside Church in Harlem

3081094_GA service of praise and thanksgiving for the life of Nelson Mandela held at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights was a chance for New Yorkers to pay tribute to an international icon. Continue Reading →

Photos Of The Day: Harlem Responds To Mandela’s Passing

mandella-reactionThe Apollo Theatre’s marquee reflects the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela today on 125th Street. Continue Reading →