Oct 17, 2014
African American babies have highest infant mortality rate in the USA. At Birthing Project’s National Training Conference from October 18-19, SisterFriends volunteers learn to help pregnant women have a safe pregnancy and healthy baby.
Oct 07, 2014
Held in Westchester County, the theme "NAACP: All In For Justice & Equality " has leading experts on issues concerning New York State’s African American communities. It’s headed Hazel N. Dukes, President of the NAACP New York State Conference.
Oct 02, 2014
The Birthing Project's SisterFriends are volunteers that guide women of color through their pregnancy and help with baby during infancy. October 18 – 19, the Birthing Project 18th Annual National Training Conference will be held in New Orleans
Sep 19, 2014
Author of award winning drama “Black Girl” hosts celebration of her new book, To Break Every Yoke. It’s a compilation of plays from slavery to civil rights to race in America today. Presented by Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre.
Aug 21, 2014
HARLEM WEEK August 23 events include: Percy Sutton Harlem 5k Run & Walk saluting NAACP & Civil Rights heroes Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner; Golden Hoops Basketball Championships with NBA legends and Outdoor Film Festival with reggae's “Rockers.”
Aug 15, 2014
On Saturday August 16 and Sunday, August 17, HARLEM WEEK will have 80 Artists Performing from Jazz to Hip Hop to R&B to Gospel to World Music. There's also an Auto Show, HBCU College Fair, Fashion Show, Children's Festival, Health Fair and much more.
Jul 24, 2014
Gerard Barrett is using his economics degree from Columbia University to improve the quality of Newark, NJ. He's developing unique prime housing and commercial spaces in Newark through buying distressed real estate and creating stunning structures.
Jul 13, 2014
Jessica B. Harris, PhD, African Diaspora food anthropologist and author of "High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey From Africa to America" will explore how foods can teach history.
Jul 07, 2014
Special presentation entitled "The Three Good Lookin’ Poets": Dan Waters, Mike West and Justin Ahern, three poets based in Martha's Vineyard. They are joined by Renaissance House poets Jacqueline Jones LaMon and Afaa Michael Weaver. Free to public.
Jul 04, 2014
Public Reading of Frederick Douglass Speech “What Does the Fourth of July Mean to the Negro?” changed to Saturday, July 5 due to weather. To be held at Inkwell Beach by Renaissance House: Retreat for Writers & Artists. Readers invited.