Cultures

Join the City Council At The West Indian-American Day Parade, 9/5

Join the City Council At The West Indian-American Day Parade, 9/5

Looking for something fun and cultural to do this Labor Day Monday (September 5)? Then come march with the New York City Council in the 49th Annual West Indian-American Day Parade! This annual celebration of Caribbean culture and pride is one […]

African Cultural Parade & Festival, August 13

African Cultural Parade & Festival, August 13

  The National Ghana Parade Council, the National Council of Ghanaians Association, the African Friends of US, and Aduana Kuo of North America will host the Afro Cultural Parade & Festival.  The event will take place on Saturday, August 13th in Crotona Park in […]

The Dangerous Double Standard for People of Color Playing ‘Pokémon Go’ | via Mic.com

The Dangerous Double Standard for People of Color Playing ‘Pokémon Go’ | via Mic.com

Forget the hyperbole, consider the daily stress of the racial double standard faced by African Americans (even trying to have fun).

by · July 11, 2016 · Cultures, Media and Society, News
HARRIET TUBMAN CELEBRATION – MARTHA’S VINEYARD BRUNCH AUGUST 13TH, 2016

HARRIET TUBMAN CELEBRATION – MARTHA’S VINEYARD BRUNCH AUGUST 13TH, 2016

The Harlem Fine Arts celebrates Harriet Tubman with a brunch lecture at the Harbor View Hotel on Martha’s Vineyard, MA., August 13.

by · July 3, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Cultures, Women
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Profile America: Indian Citizenship 

Today, there are over 2 million single-race American Indians possessing full citizenship, and 566 federally recognized tribes.

by · July 1, 2016 · Cultures, Profile America
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Profile America: Yale Man

The first Chinese student to graduate from an American college–Yale University–was Yung Wing.

by · June 18, 2016 · Cultures, Profile America
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NPRDP 2016 CELEBRATES 152nd STREET CULTURAL FESTIVAL IN THE BRONX

Celebrate Puerto Rican Culture with this exciting outdoor, all-day festival featuring live music entertainment, ethnic food, arts & crafts, and family-fun activities.

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BP Diaz Celebrates Guyana’s 50th Anniversary of Independence

With over 140, 000 Guyanese immigrants residing in New York City and more than 14,000 calling The Bronx home, it is a proud moment to host the Inaugural Bronx Guyanese Day Celebration.

BP Diaz To Host Ramadan Event, June 16

BP Diaz To Host Ramadan Event, June 16

Join BP Diaz to celebrate Ramadan on June 16 at 7pm on the campus of Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd.

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Profile America: Asian and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month

This month recognizes one of the nation’s fastest-growing population groups — those of Asian and Pacific American heritage.

by · May 9, 2016 · Cultures, Profile America
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Profile America: Cinco de Mayo

In Spanish, today’s date is Cinco de Mayo, and celebrations will be held in many cities across the U.S., as well as Mexico.

by · May 5, 2016 · Cultures, Profile America
WABC-TV IS THE NEW BROADCASTING HOME FOR THE NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE

WABC-TV IS THE NEW BROADCASTING HOME FOR THE NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE

National Puerto Rican Day Parade, Inc. announced yesterday that WABC7-TV, Channel 7 will be the broadcast home and official English language television station of the 59th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade, live from Fifth Avenue, on Sunday, June 12, 2016. This […]

Pictured (left to right): Vice Consul General of Ireland Shane Cahill; James Quent, Statewide Public Affairs, Inc.; Mary Murphy, Reporter at PIX 11 News; Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.; Deputy Borough President Aurelia Green; Keith Klain, former CEO of Doran Jones and Council Member Andrew Cohen.

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Celebrated Irish Heritage

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Irish Heritage Celebration   On Thursday, March 16, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Irish Heritage Celebration at The Rambling House in Woodlawn, honoring individuals of excellence who […]

by · March 17, 2016 · Community Events, Cultures
Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

ST. PATRICK’S DAY   Thursday, March 17 — This is a day when people of all ethnicities are cheerfully encouraged to wear something green. It is St. Patrick’s Day, a rare national holiday observed outside its native land. The day […]

by · March 17, 2016 · Cultures, Holidays
St. Patrick’s Day — Erin Go Bragh

St. Patrick’s Day — Erin Go Bragh

Irish-Americans Today Congress proclaimed March as Irish-American Heritage Month in 1991, and President Barack Obama issued a proclamation commemorating the occasion this year.   Originally a religious holiday to honor St. Patrick, who introduced Christianity to Ireland in the fifth […]

by · March 17, 2016 · Cultures, Holidays