Harlem’s Charles Christian Inventor Of The Electric Guitar Solo (Video)

charles-christian1Charles Henry “Charlie” Christian (July 29, 1916 – March 2, 1942) was an American swing and jazz guitarist who lived and played the electric guitar throughout Harlem. Continue Reading →

Robert F. Kennedy Speech At Columbia University In Harlem 1964 (Full Video)

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Soon after President Kennedy’s death, Robert F. Kennedy resigned as Attorney General and, in 1964, ran for the United States Senate from New York.  Continue Reading →

“Celebrate Unequal Partners” A Conversation Moderated By Columbia’s Naomi Moland

ab4078d6-bcfe-4f3f-aee4-90244d7d8224We invite you to join Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at 7pm, a celebration of the release of Unequal Partners: American Foundations and Higher Education Development in Africa with its author Fabrice Jaumont and NYU professor of higher education Teboho Moja. Continue Reading →

Holiday Schedule Changes Affecting Clothing & Food Scrap Collections

holiday-clothing-food-scrap-collections1Due to the upcoming NYC Marathon and Thanksgiving holiday, there are several changes to the Greenmarket schedule. Continue Reading →

US Second Lady Jill Biden Gives Keynote Address On Community Colleges At Columbia

jill-biden1Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Community College Research Center (CCRC), Teachers College President Susan Fuhrman and Professor Thomas Bailey will host United States Second Lady, Dr. Jill Biden. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Columbia University To Open New Campus

columbia-university-new-campusItalian architect Renzo Piano said Monday was a perfect day to dedicate Columbia University‘s new science center that is part of the school’s $6.3 billion West Harlem expansion. Continue Reading →

Construction Complete On Columbia’s Nine-Story In Harlem

605-west-129th-street-777x518Construction is nearly complete on Columbia University’s nine-story, 557,149-square-foot Jerome L. Green Science Center building, located at 605 West 129th Street, on the corner with Broadway in the Manhattanville section of Harlem. Continue Reading →

A Free Screening Of “The Man Who Mends Women,” In Harlem

manwhomendswomenposterJoin us for October’s ADIFF TC Cine-Club for a free screening of the film The Man Who Mends Women: The Wrath of Hyppocrates, about the remarkable Dr. Denis Mukwege who was on the short list for the Nobel Peace Prize 2016. Continue Reading →

Magazines Now Eligible For All Of Harlem-Based Columbia’s Journalism Pulitzer Prizes

magazines-now-eligible-for-all-journalism-pulitzer-prizesPrint and online magazines like Harlem World Magazine are now eligible for Pulitzer Prizes in all journalism categories. The Pulitzers are administered by Columbia University in Harlem. Continue Reading →

“One Of The Most Thrilling Vocalists Of Today,” Alicia Olatuja In Harlem

alicia-olatuja-sextetCalled “one of the most thrilling vocalists of today” (JazzTimes), Alicia Olatuja has an incredible range, fueled by her fluency in multiple world music styles, classical studies at Manhattan School of Music, and an undeniable, ingrained musicality. Continue Reading →