HW Pick: “Clipped Wings They Do Fly” With Bill Duke (video)

bill duke in cryHere’s a trailer for the soon to be released movie “Clipped Wings They Do Fly.” The movie is purposed to bring attention to the Stigmas associated with Mental Illness in our communities from Harlem to Hollywood. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill And Chancellor Fariña Announce closure For The Lunar New Year

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that New York City will become the second major urban school district in the nation, after San Francisco, to close on Lunar New Year in the official school calendar. Continue Reading →

Touro College of Pharmacy in Harlem Graduates 4th Class

commencement2015In an auditorium packed with family, friends and well-wishers, 92 graduating students of the fourth class of the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) received their PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy) degrees last week at commencement ceremonies held at Columbia University’s Roone Arledge Auditorium. Continue Reading →

High School Students Face Off In Teen Battle Chef Comes To Harlem

20150519-AS-EmblemCookoff-0152Twelve New York students who have mastered an eight-week culinary program will put their cooking skills to the test when they face off in Teen Battle Chef Live. Continue Reading →

Children’s Literature Salon: Honoring Benny Andrews In Harlem

drawwhatbigSchomburg Education, in partnership with Community Works, presents a family event to celebrate diverse books in conjunction with our exhibition, Curators’ Choice: Black Life Matters. Continue Reading →

Heroes on Camera: ICP Introductory Workshop for Teens

376a5bca-98e9-4d09-b60a-dac55883d122Kick off your summer with the International Center of Photography’s Heroes on Camera Workshops!  During the session, teens will use cameras supplied by the NYPL to learn the basics of digital photography and capture their unique perspectives. Continue Reading →

Harlem Students Win O’Melveny & Myers New York Scholarship

harlem - Thurgood Marshall AcademyOn Tuesday, May 19, 2015 the 13th Annual O’Melveny & Myers LLP New York scholarship ceremony honored an extraordinary group of NYC public high school students with inspiring stories to tell, including three from Harlem’s Thurgood Marshall Academy. Continue Reading →

Free Korean Street Festival 2015 In Harlem

dem prep performanceJoin Harlem-based Democracy Prep Public Schools this Saturday, May 16th from 12-4PM for their second annual FREE Korean Street Festival in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Former U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin, To Give Speech At The Apollo Theater in Harlem

Regina M. BenjaminRegina M. Benjamin, M.D., MBA, who served in the Obama Administration from 2009-2013 as the 18th U.S. Surgeon General, will be the keynote speaker at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2015 Commencement Ceremonies.  Continue Reading →