“How Americans View The Opt Out Movement,” A New Study By Teachers College

While most Americans have heard of the “Opt Out” movement, less than one-third of Americans support it, and most people misunderstand the motives of parents who refuse to let their kids take standardized tests in public schools. Continue Reading →

Christopher Fagan And His Dog Spruce’s “Point Of Rocks,” 128th Street Harlem Home, 1895

Hatching Cat NYC reports that in 1895, 71-year-old Christopher Fagan was alone in the world. All his family and friends had died and he really had no place to call home. Continue Reading →

Submit a Workshop Proposal For The 2017 Harlem Adult Ed. Conference!

In preparation for the 2017 Harlem Adult Education Conference (HAEC) on Saturday, November 4, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at Teachers College, Columbia University. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hawaii, President Obama’s Hawaii Vacation House For Rent

President Obama, lived in Harlem while attending Columbia University, on December, 2016  was the last Hawaii Christmas vacation for President Obama before he transitions to life as a private citizen. Continue Reading →

Racially Diverse Classrooms The Focus Of Institute At Teachers College At Columbia In Harlem

With students of color representing more than half of all children enrolled in U.S. K-12 public schools today, it is more important than ever for educators to be adequately prepared to teach racially and economically diverse populations. Continue Reading →

Columbia President Says Expansion Will Boost Harlem Economy

The economic impact of Columbia University’s new Manhattanville campus has meant a big boost for local and minority-owned construction companies, according to data revealed Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Hamilton Grange, Alexander Hamilton’s Home In Harlem

C39574C5-155D-451F-67464DB29EB1DAD8-largeHamilton Grange National Memorial is a National Park Service site in St. Nicholas Park, In Harlem, New York. that preserves the relocated home of U.S. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. 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 →

Hit And Run Driver Turns Self In Harlem

The driver that struck a 19-year-old man in Morningside Heights on Monday morning and then left the scene has turned himself into police, an NYPD spokesman told source. Continue Reading →

Comey’s Harlem Connection Leaked Memos

Columbia University law professor Daniel Richman has directly confirmed with source that he helped leak memos of former FBI Director James Comey’s private conversations with President Donald Trump to the public. Continue Reading →

‘Lina Puerta: From The Botánico Series,’ At Columbia University In Harlem

This July, the Harlem-based Colombian-American artist Lina Puerta transforms the lobby of Miller Theatre with a new installation from her Botánico Series, inspired by weeds and uncontrolled nature within urban spaces. Continue Reading →

An Interview With New Harlem Filmmaker Of “Wine Tasting” Justin Samuels (Video)

Harlemites love wine, and especially wine tasting, so it’s not surprising that a Harlemite has written and executive produced a film by the same name.
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Harlem Rep Espaillat To Reconsider Upward Bound At Columbia University

Today Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement regarding Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the decision to reconsider the funding application for the Upward Bound program at Columbia University. Continue Reading →

Rich Blint And Darryl Pinckney Talk James Baldwin With The Schomburg (Audio)

As the Schomburg continues to celebrate the timeless brilliance of literary icon James Baldwin, and their recent acquisition of his personal papers in our collections, they invite you to revisit this moving conversation.
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East Harlem Climbing Gym Opening In Brooklyn

Steep Rock Bouldering, an East Harlem rock climbing gym, has signed a 6,500-square-foot lease at 79 Quay Street in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn for its first location in the borough and third outlet in New York City, Commercial Observer has learned. Continue Reading →