Live from the Capitol in Washington, D.C., President Obama delivers the 2014 State of the Union address. Continue Reading →
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 →
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 (December 23, 1903 – June 28, 1994) was an accomplished African American dramatic film actress, … Continue Reading →
The Dempsey Hovland‘s who managed the House of David basketball team in the 1930s, also created the New York Harlem Chic’s basketball team the first all female African-American basketball team in the USA, the female version of the Harlem Globetrotters. Continue Reading →
With extreme cold conditions forecast to impact the Northeast, Amtrak will operate a modified schedule on the Northeast Corridor between Washington and Boston, as well as the Empire Line between New York City and Albany on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Continue Reading →
Melissa Mark-Viverito was for charter schools in her East Harlem district — until she hungered to become the next City Council speaker, critics charge. Continue Reading →
Join Community Works NYC, The Interchurch Center, NoMAA and Harlem Arts Alliance at the opening reception for two special exhibitions, featuring a guest performance by Bobby Sanabria & Quarteto Aché. Continue Reading →
When Barack Obama arrived in Washington almost five years ago, the universal assumption was that the young president—who had, after all, won office by exploiting every connective tool of the national social and electoral network—would run his White House in sharp contrast to the bunkered, hunkered-down George W. Bush. Continue Reading →
On April 12, the Revolutionary War began with shots fired on the fort. On September 16, 1776, the Battle of Harlem Heights, sometimes referred to as the Battle of Harlem or Battle of Harlem Plain was fought in western Harlem around the Hollow Way (now West 125th St., and Lenox Avenue) with conflicts on Morningside Heights to the south and Harlem Heights to the north.
Forty-seven years after the historic March on Washington, Reverend Al Sharpton, President of the Harlem based National Action Network and leaders from his over 47 National Action Network chapters across the country. Continue Reading →