Post Tagged with: "Black History Month"

Bronx Political Buzz — Ex-council candidate Alvarez arrested

Bronx Political Buzz — Ex-council candidate Alvarez arrested

Ex-Council Candidate Arrested Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the arrest of former New York City Council candidate Albert Alvarez for allegedly accepting straw donations and stealing thousands of dollars in New York City public […]

AM-15 Rifle used in BxLebanon Hospital Center Shooting

Bronx Political Round Up: Gun Control

Schumer: Trump’s Budget Would Slash Funding For The Gun Check System

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
The Bartoe Dancers pre event.

Borough President Diaz Black History Month Celebration

Borough President Diaz Black History Month Celebration by Robert Press It was dancing and fun in Co-op City as NY1 news anchor Cheryl Wills was the Mistress of Ceremonies for Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.’s Annual Black History Month […]

by · February 13, 2018 · Cultures, Local News, News
Where The Pols Are, February 10: Black History Month Celebration

Where The Pols Are, February 10: Black History Month Celebration

BP Diaz hosts his annual Black History Month Celebration.

Where The Pols Are, February 9: Bronx Health Conference

Where The Pols Are, February 9: Bronx Health Conference

9:00 AM – State Sen. Gustavo Rivera moderates the Putting Community at the Center of Transforming our Bronx Health Conference, Hostos Community College, 120 E. 149th St., D Building, second floor, Savoy Multipurpose Room, Bronx. 10:00 AM – Mayor de […]

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 […]

Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, 32nd Senate District candidate

Bronx Political Round Up: SEIU 32BJ Taps Sepulveda

Local 32BJ SEIU Union Endorses Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda Bronx Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda added the endorsement of Local 32BJ SEIU to his growing list of supporters in his bid for Senate District 32 in the Southeast Bronx. The 163,000-member national union, […]

Letter to the Editor: Love Your Blackness

Letter to the Editor: Love Your Blackness

LOVE YOUR BLACKNESS… by DEBORAH OGUAMAH To brothers and sisters: I need your support to end African American Month Abrazo celebration. Don’t scarify your dignity because political leaders only want to recognize you one day of the year for Black […]

by · February 21, 2017 · Letter to the Editor
Matters of Faith: Discontentment Is The Beginning of Change

Matters of Faith: Discontentment Is The Beginning of Change

DISCONTENTMENT: THE BEGINNING OF CHANGE By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv   Scripture (Joshua 7:7, 13 NLT): Then Joshua cried out, “Oh, Sovereign LORD, why did you bring us across the Jordan River if you are going to let […]

Jack and Jill Black History Month Event At The Bronx Museum

Jack and Jill Black History Month Event At The Bronx Museum

On Sunday, February 21, the Bronx Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. presents its 2016 Black History Month community arts event, Our Voices, Our Story, Our History at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse (East […]

Elected Officials to celebrate the 4th Annual African American Abrazo  in New York

Elected Officials to celebrate the 4th Annual African American Abrazo in New York

Elected Officials to celebrate the 4th African American Abrazo  in New York Bronx, NY —  Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, in conjunction with  New York State Assemblymen Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda and Michael Blake will celebrate the 4th Annual African American […]

Rosa Parks, civil rights activist.

Profile America: Rosa Parks

ROSA PARKS   Profile America —  Adding poignancy to Black History Month, today marks the birthday in 1913 of Rosa Parks, a community activist who became a symbol of the fight for civil equality. Parks was arrested for refusing to […]

by · February 4, 2016 · History, Profile America
Bronx Rotary Club Hosts Black History Month Speakers Series

Bronx Rotary Club Hosts Black History Month Speakers Series

In February, Bronxites are invited to join the Rotary Club of the Bronx in its celebration of BLACK HISTORY MONTH. “Our club will be observing this month as part of our engagement with the community,” said TOBA Adeyemi LaCrown, President, […]

Bronx Council on the Arts Celebrates Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month, Bluesman, Bronx resident and Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) BRIO winner Guy Davis, son of actors Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, takes the stage of the Hostos Repertory Theater on Friday, February 27 to perform […]