One of my young students at City College once asked me how many writers associated with the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s were actually born and raised in Harlem. “Not many,” I answered without any real concrete information for her ...
The eighth annual Power of Women to Make a Difference luncheon was hosted by the United Way of New York City’s Leadership Council.
The Black Aerospace Professionals Summer Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy is currently accepting applications
Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1181 wants New York City’s school busing contracts to include employee protection provisions (EPPs).
Aside from the fact that schools in New York City are highly segregated, there are also disappointing results from a study from the U.S. Department of Education when it comes to racial disparities.
This week we tout a local author, Tonya Bolden, writing about a virtually unknown Black girl from Oklahoma
President Barack Obama, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Mayor Bill de Blasio are among the big names attending the Rev. Al Sharpton’s 16th annual National Action Network convention next week.
A new study released by UCLA’s Civil Rights found that public school students in New York are the most severely segregated in the country. Reviewing the historical context of segregation in New York schools from 1989-2010, the study found that ...
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie visited the Schomburg Library in Harlem for the first stop on her book tour
CONNECT NYC is offering the “Understanding Domestic Violence: Essentials and Intersections” course.
The G&B Foundation held its 14th annual Unsung Hero, Religious Service and Scholarships Awards Luncheon
Education has become more about profit and power than children learning
At the center of the exhibit “Black Fives” is the legendary New York Renaissance, whose home court was the now long-abandoned Renaissance Ballroom that nearly abuts Abyssinian Baptist Church.
Four families have alleged that a NYC public school principal and teacher at PS 235 is bullying their students.
Sixty years after the Brown v. Board of Education decision legally ended school segregation, New Yorkers are faced with an uncomfortable truth: African-American young people are still being shortchanged by our education system.