Visually Speaking: James Barnor At The Schomburg

visually-speaking-james-barnorJames Barnor is credited with documenting two iconic times in history and being  an advocate of diversifying the field of photography. Continue Reading →

100th Anniversary Commemoration Of NY’s 369th Infantry In Harlem

369th harlem hellfightersTo commemorate the 100th anniversary of New York’s 369th Infantry, join them for a documentary film screening of Men of Bronze (1977), a film about the remarkable African-American men who fought in WWI. Continue Reading →

Harlem African Studies Force John Henrik Clarke (video)

John-Henrik-ClarkeDr. John Henrik Clarke, born John Henry Clark, January 1, 1915 – July 12, 1998, was a Harlemite, Pan-Africanist writer, historian, professor, and a pioneer in the creation of Africana studies and professional institutions in academia starting in the late 1960s. Continue Reading →

Madame Ophelia DeVore, The Harlem Hostess, 1922 –

tumblr_mn8lz0YNNX1qjv1g0o1_400Ophelia DeVore was the first creole-mixed model in the United States. She was born on August 12, 1922 in Edgefield, South Carolina. Continue Reading →

Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Tried To Fire Doctors

harlem hospitalsOn the morning of October 12, residents of the prestigious Columbia University/New York Presbyterian’s Family Residency Programs received some demoralizing news. Continue Reading →

Morgan Freeman’s Step-Granddaughter Passes In Harlem (update)

morgan-freeman-step-granddaughter-deadE’Dena Hines, the 33-year-old step-granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, has died after receiving multiple stab wounds in New York City on Sunday, according to media reports. Continue Reading →

Touro In Harlem Has 100% Residency Matches For Grad Med Students

china student in harlemAll of the 124 students graduating from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem this coming June who sought and were eligible for highly-coveted fall residencies have been matched successfully, the school has announced. 

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