‘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

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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 →

Health Department Recognizes World TB Day With New TB Data

mycobacterium-tuberculosis-micrograph-15In recognition of World TB Day, the Health Department today released data on tuberculosis cases in New York City. Continue Reading →

ADIFF Celebrates Woman History Month In Harlem

Stand Down Soldier filmWomen behind the camera are the focus of this month’s African Diaspora International Film Festival film program to be held at Teachers College, Columbia University from Friday, March 25 to Sunday, March 27, 2016. Continue Reading →

Columbia University’s Three-Story Academic Conference Center

3205-Broadway-777x586Back in October of 2014, YIMBY reported that construction was wrapping up on Columbia University’s nine-story, 450,000-square-foot Jerome L. Greene Science Center at 3229 Broadway, between West 129th and 130th Streets, in the Manhattanville section of Harlem. Continue Reading →

Equity Play By Students From Harlem (And Beyond) At Columbia

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Be inspired, informed and entertained by an original educational-equity-themed play written and performed by the Campaign for Educational Equity’s high-school-student collaborators from Epic Theatre Ensemble. Continue Reading →

Teachers College Presents “10467,” An Educational Equity In Harlem

Columbia_College in harlemTeachers College, Columbia University’s Campaign for Educational Equity, in collaboration with the Epic Theatre Ensemble, is presenting 10467, an original, educational equity-themed play written and performed by high school students. Continue Reading →

Alexander Hamilton At Battle Of Harlem Heights, NY 1757–1804

MNY90143 Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) in the Uniform of the New York Artillery (oil on canvas) by Chappel, Alonzo (1828-87) oil on canvas © Museum of the City of New York, USA American, out of copyright

A painting of Alexander Hamilton during the American Revolutionary War, at the Battle of Harlem Heights in New York on September 16, 1776. Continue Reading →