An after-school program looks to fill in the dearth of African history in the Ethical Culture Fieldston School’s curriculum and will culminate in a trip to Ghana, reports The Riverdale Press.
“Independent Sources” explores a recent report that finds the state is failing to keep up with the demand for ESL classes, and a book that pays homage to a relatively unknown Black artist who was active in fighting for civil rights.
A beacon for the community in Crown Heights, the Nigerian American Muslim Integrated Community center fights misconceptions about Muslims.
Scholars and activists recently remembered Malcolm X, who was assassinated on Feb. 21, 1965. The Amsterdam News writes about what they had to say about the Black leader’s legacy.
In this episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources”: The president’s executive action could provide health care to hundreds of thousands of immigrants in NYS; the not-so-radical roots of Boko Haram; and a festival celebrating Black independent filmmakers.
A Flushing Church which served as a stop on the Underground Railroad in the 19th century faces demolition, and some congregants are concerned, reports the Queens Courier.
East Flatbush resident Willie Mae Brown, who was raised in Selma, Alabama, on Feb. 15 will read excerpts from her memoir of growing up during the civil rights movement, The Brooklyn Paper reports.
The New York-based Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble added some international flavor to the kickoff of Black History Month at Trinity College, reports Caribbean Life.
View artwork from the global African diaspora and hear what some artists had to say about their work in this video on the After Afropolitan exhibit in Brooklyn.
In Brooklyn, staged readings of decades-old anti-lynching plays are part of “Forward Ferguson” activities.
Caribbean Life writes about Harlem’s historic theater complex, The Renny, and moves afoot to save it from demolition.
On this episode of “Independent Sources,” Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito talks about the municipal ID as a benefit for all New Yorkers. And the co-directors of the Ethiopian-American film “Woven,” discuss its universal themes of “forgiveness, love and loss.”
Grass-roots organizers and civil rights activists met Jan. 30 at The Gathering to discuss ways to promote and sustain the movement Black Lives Matter.
A New Jersey high school teacher is publishing a series of children’s books told through the eyes of an African-American boy and his Korean taekwondo instructor, reports Korea Daily.
A report by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, obtained under FOIL, found that CB3 chair Gigi Li wasn’t biased in her appointments, says The Villager.