New York Urban League Launches 1st Ever Bethune Fellowship

Bethune FellowshipThe New York Urban League has launched a new initiative called the Bethune Fellowship. Named after Mary McLeod Bethune who was a leading civil rights and education activist and served under the presidential administrations of Herbert Hoover, Calvin Coolidge, and Franklin Roosevelt. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Zelda Wynn Valdes, 1940’s

Zelda_Wynn_Valdes1The legendary Zelda Wynn Valdes (June 28, 1905 – September 26, 2001) was an African-American fashion designer and costumer. Continue Reading →