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 no sign of life. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Colonel Hubert Fauntleroy Julian, “The Black Eagle Of Harlem” (video)

1931-01_julianHubert Julian was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, in 1897, the son of a cocoa plantation manager. He migrated to Canada in 1914, where he claimed to have learned to pilot an aeroplane and served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Continue Reading →

Harlem Based City College Appoints New President

The City University of New York Board of Trustees approved the appointment of a new president of The City College of New York, which had been without a permanent leader since former president Lisa S. Coico resigned amid scandal in 2016. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s Annual State Of The District

Here is Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s remarks at the 7th annual State of the District Address for District 10 at the Salome Ureña Educational Campus: Continue Reading →

Combatting Oppression With Sacred African Traditions At City College In Harlem

In our current era of systematic racism, gender-based violence, neo-fascism, and religious intolerance, a pioneering New York City based cultural arts organization is hosting Trade/itions event in Harlem. Continue Reading →

CUNY Spending Probe Widens And Spread ‘Like A Plague’ From Harlem To Hollis

The state inspector general is ramping up her probe of the City University of New York to include hiring and spending practices at its two-year community colleges, The Post has learned. Continue Reading →

Claude Lewis, Harlem Native And Founder Of National Association of Black Journalists, Dies At 82

Claude Lewis, one of the founders of the National Association of Black Journalists and a Harlem native, has died at the age of 82, his family says.  Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Holiday Performance Of Batoto Yetu At City College In Harlem (photographs)

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What a moving show. The “Holiday Performance” by the very talented dancers of “Batoto Yetu” on Sunday, December 10th at Aaron Davis Hall, City College in Harlem. Continue Reading →

CUNY Names Vincent Boudreau Interim President For City College Of New York In Harlem

vincent-boudreauVincent Boudreau is the Interim President of The City College of New York in Harlem. His appointment, announced by CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken, is effective immediately. Continue Reading →

Harlem Pilot Hubert Fauntleroy “The Black Eagle of Harlem” Julian, France 1930 (Video)

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Aviator and Colonel Hubert Fauntleroy Julian of Harlem, the always stylish aviation pioneer, known as The Black Eagle of Harlem, arriving back in New York, United States aboard the ocean liner Île de France, November 1930. Continue Reading →

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

ntozake-shange1Seminal 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. Continue Reading →

CUNY Calls For Probe Of City College In Harlem After President Quits (Updated)

matthew-goldstein-lisa-coico-and-colin-powell1The City University of New York has asked for a state investigation following the departure of the president of City College once known as “the poor man’s Harvard” in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Tap Sensation Chloé Arnold Heads To City College In Harlem

chloe-arnolds-apartment-2International tap dance superstar Chloé Arnold is bringing her dynamic dance collective to the City College Center for the Arts (CCCA). Chloé Arnold’s Apartment 33, a dream team of high-energy hoofers, will bring the world premiere of its magnetic tap dance show “Where Dreams Are Made” to Aaron Davis Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 30. Continue Reading →

$500,000 Donation Missing As Faculty Question City College Administration in Harlem

City-College's-Sophie-Davis-School-of-Biomedical-Education (1)A group of senior faculty members at the City College of New York in Harlem have launched an inquiry into the handling of a recent $500,000 donation they believe may have been used improperly. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Morris Raphael Cohen 1880 – 1947

Cohen-class1900SMMorris Raphael Cohen (Belarusian: Морыс Рафаэль Коэн; July 25, 1880 – January 28, 1947) was an American philosopher, lawyer, and legal scholar who united pragmatism with logical positivism and linguistic analysis. Continue Reading →

City College’s ‘On Kentucky Avenue’ Returns In Harlem

Donna Clark Ty Stephens Rene Ternier Cassandra Palacio and Mindy Haywood perform The Prettiest Girl in the WorldBack by popular demand, On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City’s Historic Club Harlem returns to City College’s performing arts center Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, February 19, for a three-day encore engagement. Continue Reading →