It was a pleasant surprise to learn that Addie Hunton, who I profiled in the Classroom two years ago, had a legacy that was prominently extended two generations.
When Sandra Broome’s 14-year-old son joined the Blue Devils, a high school varsity football team in 2010, her teen, who once struggled to complete his homework, started waking up at 6 a.m. for tutoring.
Black and Latino public high school students are demanding equity in access to school sports for all students.
France is set to return stolen art treasures to Benin after an order from French President Emmanuel Macron. According to the 108-page report, “The Restitution of African Cultural Heritage.
Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, the Harlem YMCA, located at 180 W. 135th St., will host the AdmissionSquad, Inc. The core mission of the AdmissionSquad is to provide exemplary test preparation to high-achieving middle school students from underrepresented backgrounds seeking to ...
For several months now I’ve been in contact with the Robinson Family Aerospace mission, most notably their “send-your-name-to-Mars” project, which is still on my agenda to fulfill.
Award-winning GaBBY Bows CEO Gabrielle Goodwin and her mom Rozalynn are sharing their international brand with other girls and their moms through the Mommy and Me Entrepreneurship Academy.
The New York Foundling hosted its annual “Let Us Give Thanks” for college students in foster care at the New York Hotel Wednesday.
Coming of age in Detroit, it was easy to idolize the legendary boxers Sugar Ray Robinson and Joe Louis because they had roots in the city.
Monday, students from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and Touro College of Pharmacy in Harlem offered a free health fair for the Harlem community.
Last month, we lauded playwright Alice Childress for being the first African-American woman to direct an off-Broadway play.
The New York Urban League is hosting its 32nd annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Fair Nov. 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park.
During the medal ceremony after their 200-meter race at the Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Oct. 16, 1968, African-American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos partook in a very defiant act of social protest that immortalized them.
Girls for Gender Equity launched School Girls Deserve in late October. The intergenerational campaign called on the Department of Education to create safer, more inclusive learning environments for the city’s 1.1 million public school students, asking the DOE to increase ...
Given the preponderance of ads by political candidates this season during the midterm elections, perhaps you missed the trailer for the movie “Green Book,” which is slated for release later this month. Most folks knowledgeable about “The Negro Motorist Green ...