Virginia Johnson, founding member of the Dance Theatre of Harlem and now its artistic director, speaks to Carol Jenkins of CUNY TV’s “Black America” about how Black dancers make their way in the world of ballet.
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Washington Heights volunteers distributed flyers urging people to join a March for Immigrants’ Rights on April 23, ahead of the nationwide protest to be held on May 1, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A pop-up exhibit about the meaning of francophonie in New York will take place this Sunday in Harlem, French Morning reports.
Women from across the city met at a health summit in Harlem on March 18 to discuss health equity issues around HIV/AIDS treatment and other health care in the city.
With African immigrants on edge, a forum in Harlem aimed to inform the community about their rights, reports AfrikanSpot.
Manhattan Times profiles the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, recently designated a National Landmark.
Clothing company Bébénoir, started by a husband and wife team with African roots, has opened a second location in Harlem, reports Amsterdam News.
A young immigrant from the Ivory Coast has been surprised by life in NYC, and thinks about someday taking his computer science skills and returning to his country of origin.
In time for the UN General Assembly, murals in Harlem make up part of Not A Crime, a global campaign that strives for education equality for the Bahá’ís, a religious minority in Iran, reports The Uptowner.
Listen to a report on the ScanVan visiting West Harlem to offer mammograms and other services in the community.
The artwork of Alma Thomas, known for painting in bright colors using abstract elements and sights from nature, is featured in an exhibit at the Studio Museum in Harlem, reports Amsterdam News.
Arriel Vinson, a senior at Indiana University Bloomington, reflects on her eight weeks in New York as part of the Knight CUNY J Summer Internship program.
Community organizers and artists have started painting “From Harlem with Love: A Mural for Yuri and Malcolm X,” a project dedicated to the late civil rights activists, reports Amsterdam News.
The Nasry Michelen Day Care Center, the city’s first Dominican-run day care, has reopened at a new site in Hamilton Heights after it lost the location where it had provided child care for more than 35 years, reports Manhattan Times.
Two years after nearly closing, the Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary in Harlem – one of only a few orders of Black nuns in the country – will celebrate a century of helping children and the needy, reports the Amsterdam News.