Harlem Street Vendor Celebrates Prince

Published by The New York Amsterdam News By Chereese Sheen Caran Menardy, is known throughout Harlem for her colorful hair and appearance, on April 21 she is sporting a purple blazer, a white, ruffled blouse, and a purple afro wig. Menardy, a street vendor, last year celebrated the life and legacy of Prince after his … Continue reading Harlem Street Vendor Celebrates Prince

Published by The New York Amsterdam News By Chereese Sheen Caran Menardy, is known throughout Harlem for her colorful hair and appearance, on April 21 she is sporting a purple blazer, a white, ruffled blouse, and a purple afro wig. Menardy, a street vendor, last year celebrated the life and legacy of Prince after his … Continue reading Harlem Street Vendor Celebrates Prince

Senator Jesse Hamilton proposes Black History Bill

Published by The New York Amsterdam News By Chereese Sheen Former President of the School Board and District Leader, Senator Jesse Hamilton of District 42 in Brooklyn, proposed a bill that would make it mandatory for New York State schools to incorporate Black history into their K-12 curriculum. Senator Hamilton believes that Black history, and … Continue reading Senator Jesse Hamilton proposes Black History Bill

Published by The New York Amsterdam News By Chereese Sheen Former President of the School Board and District Leader, Senator Jesse Hamilton of District 42 in Brooklyn, proposed a bill that would make it mandatory for New York State schools to incorporate Black history into their K-12 curriculum. Senator Hamilton believes that Black history, and … Continue reading Senator Jesse Hamilton proposes Black History Bill

Ashley Sharpton: Soldier for Change

By Chereese Sheen Published by The New York Amsterdam News After arranging for Angela Davis, Bishop Marvin Sapp, and Spike Lee to speak on multiple panels at the seventh National Action Network Annual Convention, Ashley Sharpton returns to her preferred position, in the background. Unlike her father, Sharpton does not enjoy the spotlight. The National … Continue reading Ashley Sharpton: Soldier for Change

By Chereese Sheen Published by The New York Amsterdam News After arranging for Angela Davis, Bishop Marvin Sapp, and Spike Lee to speak on multiple panels at the seventh National Action Network Annual Convention, Ashley Sharpton returns to her preferred position, in the background. Unlike her father, Sharpton does not enjoy the spotlight. The National … Continue reading Ashley Sharpton: Soldier for Change

International Women’s Day Strike

By Chereese Sheen and Nayaba Arinde Published by The New York Amsterdam News Approximately six weeks after the Women’s March that took over the country, A Day Without a Woman plans to do the same. On International Women’s Day, March 8, women are being encouraged to come together to recognize the value women of all … Continue reading International Women’s Day Strike

By Chereese Sheen and Nayaba Arinde Published by The New York Amsterdam News Approximately six weeks after the Women’s March that took over the country, A Day Without a Woman plans to do the same. On International Women’s Day, March 8, women are being encouraged to come together to recognize the value women of all … Continue reading International Women’s Day Strike

The Genius of Geoffrey Holder Exhibit at JCAL

By Chereese Sheen Published by The New York Amsterdam News Black History Month is coming to an end, but the Geoffrey Holder exhibition at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) has just begun. The exhibition, The Genius of Geoffrey Holder, will be on display until May 30. The Genius of Geoffrey Holder is … Continue reading The Genius of Geoffrey Holder Exhibit at JCAL

By Chereese Sheen Published by The New York Amsterdam News Black History Month is coming to an end, but the Geoffrey Holder exhibition at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) has just begun. The exhibition, The Genius of Geoffrey Holder, will be on display until May 30. The Genius of Geoffrey Holder is … Continue reading The Genius of Geoffrey Holder Exhibit at JCAL