Rudolph Fisher, Physician, Writer And Harlemite, 1897-1934

Rudolph_Fisher photographRudolph Fisher, May 9, 1897 Washington, DC – December 26, 1934, was an African-American physician, radiologist, novelist, short story writer, dramatist, musician, orator and Harlemite. 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 →

The Fifth Annual Food & Drink Boulevard in Harlem

nic food1On June 8, 2016 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., the Frederick Douglass Boulevard Alliance will hold its fifth annual Food & Drink Boulevard event, an evening of food, cocktails, music and entertainment along Harlem’s Restaurant Row on Frederick Douglass Boulevard from 110th to 124th Streets. 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 →

Arthur Mitchell Honored By Columbia University In Harlem

Zelda_Arthur_Mitchell1_gallery-image_6352Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today. 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 →

‘Mules And Men’ By Harlem’s Zora Neale Hurston

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Mules and Men by Columbia University graduate and Harlem Renaissance story teller Zora Neale Hurston is a treasury of black America’s folklore as collected by a famous storyteller and anthropologist who grew up hearing the songs and sermons, sayings and tall tales that have formed an oral history of the South since the time of slavery. Continue Reading →

Just Food Conference Serves It Up At Columbia In Harlem

By Lil Nickelson

On Sunday, March 13th, 2016 Just Food held its annual conference at Teachers College, on the campus of Columbia University at the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy.  Continue Reading →

First Black Girls Movement Conference Coming To Harlem

girl-smile-Essence Magazine reports that in today’s racially tense climate, sometimes there’s nothing better than having a safe space to hold open and honest conversations.  Continue Reading →

Full Steam Ahead With Teachers College’s Academic Festival

acfest_16_masthead_stdUnderscoring its support for adding the arts to the nation’s focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Teachers College, Columbia University’s Academic Festival 2016. Continue Reading →