Free Performance Of ‘Voices Of A People’s’ By Howard Zinn At Lincoln Center

thousands-of-people-130This Lincoln Center commission commemorates the 35th anniversary of Howard Zinn’s seminal book, A People’s History of the United States, with music and spoken-word performances that will bring to life the extraordinary history of ordinary people in the book: Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Grace Lee Boggs: American Revolutionary

Grace-Lee-Boggs-1The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is holding a free encore screening of the documentary film, American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 6:30pm, to commemorate the incredible life and work of Grace Lee Boggs. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Saving the site of MLK’s ‘War Room’


By Souleo

This year’s list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, compiled by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, includes a popular disco in the LGBT community, Miami’s Little Havana, and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “war room,” housed inside of the A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham, AL.

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Obituary For Margaret O’Connor Jackson In Harlem


By Tod Roulette

Margaret O’Connor Jackson serves as President of Marpeg Realty Corp. and Marcus Jackson Funeral Home, Inc., located at 3362 Boston Road, in the North East Bronx.

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Seitu’s World: The NAN Annual Convention in NYC


Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Thursday, April 9, Julián Castro, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), delivered remarks at the National Action Network’s (NAN) Annual Convention in New York City.

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Harlem’s Franklin Gaskin (Franco the Great), 1928-

franlkin gaskinFranco the Great (born Franklin Gaskin in Panama 1928, also the Harlem Picasso) is a street artist in Harlem, New York. He earned his notoriety by painting storefront security gates in West Harlem. Continue Reading →