Jazz modernist painter Archibald J. Motley Jr.

If you’ve read many books on the Harlem Renaissance, then invariably the works of painter Archibald John Motley Jr. have embellished the text and provided you with colorful images of that celebrated era of American history.

Feds to regulate for-profit schools

Reports released this week indicate that for-profit colleges, such as the University of Phoenix and Everest College, continue to receive tens of millions of dollars from the U.S. Department of Education, even after the department found the schools to be ...

Don’t Snooze On Clues hosts anti-bullying essay campaign

Don’t Snooze On Clues is an organization that provides educational safety services to children and youth.

Dr. Charshee McIntyre, a tireless woman warrior and scholar

The recent gathering of thousands to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March sent my thoughts spiraling back to that historic moment, not so much as to recall the euphoria, but to an interview I conducted with Dr. ...

Ramapo College hosts 15th annual statewide ‘Diversity Issues in Higher Education’ conference

he 15th annual statewide “Diversity Issues in Higher Education” conference is being held at Ramapo College of New Jersey Friday, Nov. 6, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 505 Ramapo Valley Road in Mahwah, N.J.

Shooting leaves 1 dead near Texas Southern University

One person was fatally shot Friday at an apartment complex near the Texas Southern University, Houston police said on Twitter.

New York French-American Charter School adopted by Tunisia

The New York French American Charter School was adopted by the country of Tunisia and the Organization Internationale de La Francophonie Sunday, Sept. 27.

The Jazz Crusaders: Only Stix Hooper remains

Sunday, Oct. 4, Wilton Felder, a bassist and tenor saxophonist, perhaps best remembered as a founding member of the Jazz Crusaders, died at his home in Whittier, Calif.

Eric Adams convenes Brooklyn task force on early childhood development

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams convened the first meeting of the Brooklyn Task Force on Early Childhood Development, aimed at promoting the healthy growth of Brooklynites, from pre-natal to age 3, along with their families, Sept. 26.

CUNY faculty fights for new contract

With so many unions awarded contracts since Mayor Bill de Blasio took office, many New Yorkers have forgotten about CUNY’s faculty and staff.

The sultry and magnificent Pearl Bailey

After Pope Francis did New York City, his next stop was Philadelphia, where he was serenaded by the “Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin.

HistoryMakers back in town and ‘back to school’

HistoryMakers, the nation’s largest African-American video and oral history archive, is once again in New York City.

Tuskegee Airman Calvin Spann, a ‘Red Tail’ in the sunset

A couple of weeks ago, while doing research on Frank Petersen, the first African-American Marine pilot, Jesse Brown was mentioned because it was his heroic combat in the air that inspired Petersen.

John Henrik Clark 100th birthday celebrated at Medgar Evers College

In honor and memory of John Henrik Clark’s 100th birthday, Medgar Evers College, CUNY, wants to raise awareness about Clark’s numerous contributions, as well as introduce him in his own words.

National HBCU Week kicks off

President Barack Obama kicks of National Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU) Week going on from September 20 through 26.