2014 Uptown Arts Stroll: How to Participate

jpegNoMAA (The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance) announces a call for artists for the 11th annual Uptown Arts Stroll in Washington Heights-Inwood from West 155th to 220th St. in June. Continue Reading →

Rep. Charles B. Rangel’s Annual Congressional Art Competition

aids blanket installation shotEntry Rules for Participation and Deadlines

Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Continue Reading →

Harlem Welcomes Sandy Hook Riders

72On Saturday, March 8th, a coalition of local non-profit, community, political, youth, religious  and other organizations led by Organizing for Action’s Harlem/ Northern Manhattan Chapter will welcome twenty-six premier cyclists – representing the twenty-six lives that were lost in Newtown - as they arrive in Harlem en-route to our Nation’s Capital to raise awareness about the impact of gun violence on our society. Continue Reading →

President Obama 2014 State of the Union Address Live Stream

Live from the Capitol in Washington, D.C., President Obama delivers the 2014 State of the Union address. Continue Reading →

Art on the Hill Reimagining Dr. King’s Dream

martin-luther-king-jr1By Dr. Myrah Brown Green

This past summer, I stood on the northern grounds of The City College of New York, surrounded by large rectangular panels representing works from more than 90 visual artists. Continue Reading →

Congress Among Wealthy 1% Hits Home

1_percentWho is the 1%?

Well, about 57 members of Congress are part of that elite group.

Roughly 11% of Congress have net worth of more than $9 million, according to a USA TODAY analysis of 2010 financial disclosures compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. That’s enough to put them in the top 1% of wealth. Continue Reading →

Fredericka Carolyn “Fredi” Washington, Harlem (video)

Fredericka Carolyn “Fredi” Washington (December 23, 1903 – June 28, 1994) was an accomplished African American dramatic film actress, … Continue Reading →