Op-Ed: Participate In Local PA And PTA Elections (Update)

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaBy NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

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Brewer And Chin Unveil Deed Restriction Reform Bill

chin and brewer in nycOn Wednesday, May 23rd, 2016 Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and Councilmember Margaret Chin will unveil legislation to reform the city’s practices concerning the modification of deed restrictions.

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Whoppi Goldberg Hosts Liberty Science Center’s Gala

sci1From “Drone”-selfies to red carpet photos with R2D2; from rousing musical performances by piano and violin duo Peter Dugan and Charles Yang. Continue Reading →

Touro Professor Honored At 12th Annual Latino Social Work Event

Copacabana at touro collegeTouro College Graduate School of Social Work Associate Professor Annecy Baez, Ph.D. was honored with a Leadership Award from the Latino Social Work Coalition and Scholarship Fund (LSWC) at the group’s 12th Annual Awards Dinner held recently at The Copacabana in New York City. Continue Reading →

Harlem And Uptown Students Travel To See The World

image00115 ninth and tenth graders at Success Academy High School of the Liberal Arts, mostly from Harlem and the Bronx, are making their way across France and Spain on an 8-day educational experience. Continue Reading →

Meet The First Harlem Business In The Panama Papers

Columbia_College in harlemHere is the first Harlem business named who have parked their cash offshore or set up companies in farflung island nations to shelter their holdings. Continue Reading →

Four Leaders To Be Honored By Teachers College In Harlem

eachers college awardAt its 2016 Convocation ceremonies taking place between May 16 – 18, Teachers College, Columbia University will present its Medal for Distinguished Service to four leaders pursuing social justice in a variety of fields. Continue Reading →

Double Discovery Center Graduation At Columbia

columbia graduationThis week, on Thursday, May 12th at 6 p.m., more than 150 New York City students from underserved communities will graduate the Double Discovery Center (DCC) at Columbia University. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Geoffrey Canada Wins 2016 Great Friend To Kids Award

geoffrey-canadaThe Association of Children’s Museums membership and board of directors adopted a resolution defining and guiding the growing role of children’s museums in closing the achievement gap during ACM’s annual InterActivity conference. Continue Reading →

Harlem African Studies Force John Henrik Clarke (video)

John-Henrik-ClarkeDr. John Henrik Clarke, born John Henry Clark, January 1, 1915 – July 12, 1998, was a Harlemite, Pan-Africanist writer, historian, professor, and a pioneer in the creation of Africana studies and professional institutions in academia starting in the late 1960s. Continue Reading →