The City College of New York Langston Hughes Festival Honors Ntozake Shange

Seminal poet, performance artist, playwright, and novelist Ntozake Shange is best known for her 1975 award winning theatre piece For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf.

City College Of New York Print, Harlem Late 1800’s

A great rare etching of City College of New York was originally founded as the Free Academy of the City of New York at St. Nicolas Terrace to Amsterdam Avenue, Continue Reading →

Historic City College Building Sits Empty With No Signs Of Life In Harlem

NY Post reports that a historic City College building once slated to house a center dedicated to a US congressman and then a secretary of state is an empty shell with Continue Reading →

DCA Announces 50,000 New Yorkers Have Received Free Counseling From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced that the NYC Financial Empowerment Centers have conducted nearly 100,000 counseling sessions since 2008, helping 50,000 New Yorkers improve their Continue Reading →

Blackstone CEO Host Inner-City Scholarship Fund Students From Harlem To Hollis

Christine and Stephen A. Schwarzman hosted an event at Blackstone Headquarters for 93 Catholic school students they sponsored through Inner-City Scholarship Fund in celebration of their high school graduations.

Harlem’s HEAF And Others Announce College Decision Day At The Apollo Theater

On Thursday, May 10th, Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) and 20 nonprofit college access organizations will gather for the 6th Annual College Decision Day.

How Is Change Achieved When Protest Ends? A Unique School Sends Teens Citywide Seeking Answers

By Michael McQuillan and Michael Kosciol The March for Our Lives had a nationwide impact on our thoughts and actions on gun safety issues as hundreds of thousands rallied in Continue Reading →

Join Jelani Cobb, Helene Gayle, Eric Holder And Walter Mischel At Teachers College, Columbia Convocation

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will headline a marquee group of medalists and speakers at the 2018 Convocation exercises of Teachers College, at Columbia University in Harlem, NY.

NYC’s Largest Annual Computer Science College & Career Event Held At The Armory

On Wednesday, more than 2,000 New York City high school students gathered at the 2018 NYC Computer Science Opportunity Fair (CS Fair) at the Fort Washington Avenue Armory to get Continue Reading →

The Orchestra Now (TON) At Free Concert At City College Center For The Arts In Harlem

The Orchestra Now (TŌN) offers a FREE concert at City College Center for the Arts at Aaron Davis Hall in Harlem.

Upper Manhattan Restoration Project Honored With Lucy G. Moses Award From The New York Landmarks Conservancy

The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced the winners of the 2018 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards.

Mayor’s Office Of Immigrant Affairs And The City Council Announce NYC Immigrant Information Desk

Today, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and the City Council announced three new in-person resource hubs, called the NYC Immigrant Information Desk, creating central, hyperlocal resources for immigrant New Continue Reading →

“Trauma Day” At Touro College Of Osteopathic Medicine From Harlem To Hollis

Against the backdrop of sirens blaring from a YouTube video showing emergency vehicles stuck in a New York City traffic jam, about 50 high school students in an after school Continue Reading →