Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Rally To Remove Offensive Statue

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, elected officials and community leaders today rallied outside Central Park to demand the New York City Parks Department remove a patently offensive statue. Continue Reading →

Support Removal Of The Harlem Statue Of Dr. J. Marion Sims Experimented On Enslaved Black Women

IN an e-mail from East Harlem Preservation:

Our campaign to remove the statue of  J. Marion Sims—a white southern doctor who experimented on enslaved Black women without anesthesia or informed consent—continues to gain momentum. Continue Reading →

Join A Panel Discussion Regarding The Statue Of J. Marion Sims An “Medical Apartheid” Doctor

East Harlem Preservation invites you to attend an in-studio panel discussion regarding ongoing efforts to remove the statue of Dr. J. Marion Sims from its Fifth Avenue location. Continue Reading →