Students At City College Play a Role
L’Oréal USA hosted 14 high school and 32 college students at its Fifth Avenue headquarters during Spring Break as part of its support for the New York Coalition of One Hundred Black Women’s annual Role Model Program. Continue reading
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Tagged Carlene Bobb, City College of New York, City College of New York (CCNY), City University of New York, Joyce Connelly-Simmons, LaGuardia Community College, L’Oréal, Linda Chesney, Medgar Evers College, Nacilia McCarthy, New York, New York City, New York Coalition of One Hundred Black Women, Role Model Program, Shanay Cook, Stephany Ramales, UMOJA – No Men Allowed, United States, Zevilla Jackson Preston
A trove of cultural and financial records from three major African-American institutions has vanished without a trace in Harlem — and their owner is desperate to get them back. Continue reading
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Tagged Arturo Schomburg, Aysha Schomburg, Crown Heights, Film & Culture Series, Malcolm X Museum, Medgar Evers College, Miles McAfee, Mount Morris Park, Schomburg Center, Schomburg Center for Research, Schomburg Corp.
A Book signing and Panel discussion regarding Dr. Gordon E. Thompson’s book The Assimilationist Impulse in Four African American Narratives: Frederick Douglass, James Weldon Johnson, Richard Wright and LeRoi Jones (Edwin Mellen Press, 2011).
Dr. Thompson, is an associate professor of English at the City College of New York / CUNY, who earned his B.A. from CCNY in 1979 and his M.A. and PhD. in 1987 in American Studies from Yale.
Posted in Books, Cause, Harlem
Tagged Chuck Allen, City College of New York, City University of New York, Columbia University, Episcopal Church (United States), Harlem World Radio Podcast, Marcellus Blount, Medgar Evers College, St. Philip's Episcopal Church (Harlem New York), www.stphilipsharlem.org/
A Billionaire, His Story and Focus on Black Wealth: Robert L. Johnson, the founder of Black Entertainment Television is the first African American listed on Forbes listing of the world’s richest people. Mr. Johnson discusses his views on the American economy and the importance developing wealth in the African-American community. Also, journalist Brett Pulley, the author of a biography of Mr. Johnson, discusses the billionaire’s life And Joan Parrott Fonseca, a professor of public administration at Medgar Evers, talks about the importance of – and challenges in – creating wealth in the black community. Continue reading