Hilda “From Harlem To Broadway” Simms, 1918–1994

Hilda Moses was born in Minneapolis on April 15, 1918, the first of nine children of Creole parents originally from Louisiana. Continue Reading →

Jazz Master Onaje Allan Gumbs Speaks ‘Truth to Power’ At City College In Harlem

The City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) presents “Truth to Power,” featuring Onaje Allan Gumbs and Trio Plus, at Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, April 28, 2017. Continue Reading →

Elio Villafranca “Letters to Mother Africa II” At City College In Harlem

Elio Villafranca, a brilliant Cuban pianist and composer brings an all-star band presented by the Jazzmobile at City College 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 →