Race and Culture

Luz F. Solis-Ramos Safeguards The Garifuna Language, Music and Dance in New York City

Luz F. Solis-Ramos Safeguards The Garifuna Language, Music and Dance in New York City

Luz F. Solis-Ramos Safeguards The Garifuna Language, Music and Dance in New York City By José Francisco Ávila Haga clic para leer en Español As we continue the celebration Garifuna Arts & Culture Appreciation in New York City, I am […]

National Action Network 2018 Convention. April 18-21, 2018

National Action Network’s 2018 Convention, April 18-21 — Register today!

National Action Network’s 2018 Convention will take place April 18-21 at the Times Square Sheraton [811 7th Av, New York, NY 10019] in New York City. It offer an opportunity to revisit the current state of the national civil rights movement in America. We […]

Profile America: Charlotte Ray

Profile America: Charlotte Ray

Tuesday, February 27th. On this date in 1872, America’s third female law student was graduated. But this third was a first. Charlotte Ray was a freeborn African-American, and the first black woman to graduate law school. With her degree from […]

Councilman-elect Ruben Diaz, Sr.

African American Embrace/Abrazo Afro-Americano 2018

Bronx City Councilman Rev. Rubén Diaz, Sr. announced that, together with Assembly Members Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda, Victor Pichardo and Councilman Rafael Salamanca, they will celebrate the Annual “African American Embrace/Abrazo Afro-Americano” in recognition of the Black Heritage Month. The […]

by · February 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News, Race and Culture

Opinion: Teaching Black History in Our Schools

In the Gotham Gazette on Monday, State Sen. Jesse Hamilton III (D-Brooklyn) wrote an op-ed explaining why he is sponsoring legislation to mandate the teaching if Black History in NYC schools. We excerpt his opinion piece below: The Southern Poverty […]

by · February 20, 2018 · News, Opinion, Race and Culture
February is Black History Month

February is Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a time to honor the many contributions to our nation’s history made by people of African descent. Started as a special week in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson, the observance is now a full […]

Today marks Umoja (Unity): To strive for and to maintain unity in the family, community, nation, and race.

Happy Kwanzaa

The Bronx Chronicle publisher and staff wishes a Happy Kwanzaa to all who celebrate the week-long observance. Kwanzaa (is a week-long celebration held in the United States and in other nations of the African diaspora in the Americas. The celebration […]

1st Annual New York Black Book Expo will be held on Saturday, September 23

1st Annual New York Black Book Expo, September 23

The 1st Annual New York Black Book Expo will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the National Black Theater located 2031 5th Avenue (Between 125th and 126th Street) Harlem, NY. Sponsors, Authors, […]

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Essays must be received by November 1, 2017, with winners to be announced in early December.   Prizes include a $1,500 cash scholarship and iPad minis.

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Essays must be received by November 1, 2017, with winners to be announced in early December.   Prizes include a $1,500 cash scholarship and iPad minis.

48th Annual African American Day Parade, 9/17

48th Annual African American Day Parade, 9/17

48th Annual African American Day Parade kicks off in Harlem on Sunday, 9/17 at 1pm.

48th Annual African American Day Parade, 9/17

48th Annual African American Day Parade, 9/17

48th Annual African American Day Parade kicks off in Harlem on Sunday, 9/17 at 1pm.

Op-Ed: The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity

Op-Ed: The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity

The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity  By José Francisco Ávila Haga Clic Para Leer En Español  In response to my latest article, one of the readers sent me a message stating, “This was an timely reminder of this prestigious event. […]

Summit on Latinos 2017 Credit: Vicente Villafañe

Summit on Latinos: NYC Top Latino Leaders Create Action Agenda

New York City’s most prominent Latino leaders, activists, politicians and members of the Latino communities gathered at Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social work today at the first Summit on Latinos (SOL): “Shaping the Future of New York City”, where […]

Source: Hawai'i Digital Newspaper Project

Hawaiian Islands Annexed

This week in 1898, the United States. began absorbing an island paradise en route to making it a treasured part of the nation. President William McKinley signed a resolution annexing the Hawaiian Islands, then an independent republic. A short time […]

by · July 10, 2017 · History, Race and Culture