Cultures

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
Valentines and Weddings

Valentines and Weddings

Wednesday, February 14th. While today may not be an official holiday, Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular in the year’s calendar. Its origins are a mix of legends involving two Christian martyrs, a Roman fertility rite, and the […]

by · February 14, 2018 · Cultures, Profile America
Celebrate Lunar New Year, February 21

Celebrate Lunar New Year, February 21

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer cordially invites you to celebrate Lunar New Year on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Doors Open at 6:00pm Program is from 6:30pm – 8:30pm Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd Flushing, New York 11354 […]

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
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 […]

Bronx Annual Dominican Heritage Celebration 2018

Bronx Annual Dominican Heritage Celebration 2018

For more information on the Bronx Dominican Heritage event and to RSVP call 718-590-3989 or email smalave@bronxbp.nyc.gov.

by · February 1, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Cultures
Three Kings Day Celebration Tomorrow

Three Kings Day Celebration Tomorrow

On Saturday, January 6th, 2018, Councilman Rev. Rubén Díaz, together with the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, Radio Vision Cristiana International, Radio Cantico Nuevo, Assembly Members Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda, Councilmember Rafael Salamanca and different community organizations, will be celebrating […]

by · January 5, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Cultures, Holidays
Kwanzaa Celebration 2017 Calendar

Kwanzaa Celebration 2017 Calendar

Voza Rivers New Heritage Theatre co-presents with the American Museum of Natural History and Community Works and Community Works, the Museum’s 39th Anniversary of Kwanzaa on 12/30, with performances by the Persuasions, Vy Higginsen’s Gospel For Teens and the Brooklyn […]

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 […]

Free Chanukah Party & Concert, 12/17

Free Chanukah Party & Concert, 12/17

  The Young Israel of Pelham Parkway Jewish Center and the Jewish Community Council of Pelham Parkway invite all Bronxites to a Festive CHANUKAH PARTY and CONCERT Starring the Wonderfully Talented YOEL SHARABI and the NEW YORK KLEZMER TRIO featuring […]

Bronx Jewish Center Annual Gala, 12/12

Bronx Jewish Center Annual Gala, 12/12

Bronx Jewish Center Annual Gala Join us at The Bronx Jewish Center, located at 1969 Haight Avenue, Bronx NY 10461, on Tuesday December 12 at 6:00 pm for annual gala Neighborhood Chanukah Party. There will be a Menorah lighting,hot buffet,latkes,jelly […]

Happy Diwali To All

Happy Diwali To All

Happy Diwali to Bronx Chronicle readers who are celebrating today! Wishing all celebrants a blessed Diwali!

Officials hope enough signatures will save the Christopher Columbus statue from being being removed in Columbus Circle.--Photo by David Greene

Officials Hold Petition Drive to Save Columbus Statue

Officials Hold Petition Drive to Save Columbus Statue by David Greene Several local officials joined forces moments before the start of the 41st annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade kicked off, in announcing a petition drive to halt the growing calls […]

by · October 10, 2017 · Cultures, Local Events, News