Harlem Students Receive O’Melveny Scholarships In NYC

Last week three impressive Harlem students, who were recently awarded O’Melveny Scholarships at the 15th Annual New York Scholarship Awards ceremony, which took place on May 22, 2017. Continue Reading →

Rev Malika Lee Whitney, Significant Elders Of Harlem, And Others At The Apollo Theater

The Apollo Theater Education Program in partnership with the Harriet Tubman Learning Center C.S. 154 in Harlem celebrated members of The Significant Elders of Harlem for their 10 year contribution to the Apollo Theater Oral History Project.  Continue Reading →

Roland Martin Launches #HBCUGivingDay Campaign On Wendy Williams (Video)

Award-winning TV Host, Journalist, Author and Advocate Roland Martin announced during his recent appearance on “The Wendy Williams Show” his new initiative to raise money for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Continue Reading →

‘Lina Puerta: From The Botánico Series,’ At Columbia University In Harlem

This July, the Harlem-based Colombian-American artist Lina Puerta transforms the lobby of Miller Theatre with a new installation from her Botánico Series, inspired by weeds and uncontrolled nature within urban spaces. Continue Reading →

Harlem Education Council Member Caught Flying The Bird

The NY Post reports that a newly elected member of the Community Education Council (CEC) in Harlem was captured at a public meeting flipping the bird. Continue Reading →

Replacement Named For East Harlem Principal Who Was Forced Out By Parent Protests

Education Department officials have named a replacement principal for a progressive East Harlem school where angry parents forced the departure of an unpopular former principal in May, 2017. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodríguez And Others At 1st Ever Summit On Latinos (SOL)

The first-ever Summit on Latinos (SOL), (an acronym that in Spanish refers to the sun and all it represents as a source of awareness and orientation), aims to establish an action agenda for the uncertain times that we live in. Continue Reading →

Touro College Of Pharmacy Graduates Its 6th Class In Harlem

The sixth graduating class of the Touro College of Pharmacy took their oaths and received their PharmD degrees at commencement exercises held at Columbia University’s Roone Arledge Auditorium last week. Continue Reading →

After 42 years, Swarthmore’s 1975 Class President From Harlem Graduates

When Charles “Kip” Davis was supposed to graduate Swarthmore College in 1975, the Vietnam War had just ended and Bill Gates had just founded Microsoft. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Espaillat To Reconsider Upward Bound At Columbia University

Today Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement regarding Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the decision to reconsider the funding application for the Upward Bound program at Columbia University. Continue Reading →