Black History Month: For 90 Years, Schomburg Center Steadfast In Its MissionLong before black history became an academic discipline, it was cultivated by the New York Public Library.
Black History Month: Arturo Schomburg Raised Awareness About Contributions By Black PeopleHe emigrated to Harlem at age 17 and began to amass his rare book collection -- 5,000 pieces bought the New York Public Library in 1925.
New York Public Library Exhibit Commemorates Life Of Maya AngelouAmong the exhibition highlights are her correspondence with James Baldwin and Malcolm X. Other items include a handwritten copy of her memoir "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.''
Nelson Mandela Retrospective On Display At NY Public Library"The Struggle For Justice: Nelson Mandela, A Tribute," will be on display through Dec. 21 at two locations.
Affordable Housing, Fracking, Safe Streets And More: Manhattan Residents Talk Issues Join Town Meeting1010 WINS' Sonia Rincon, CBS 2's Maurice DuBois, WCBS Radio 880's Steve Scott and El Diario/La Prensa's Marlene Peralta were on the panel of local news reporters to listen to voters from Manhattan.
Obama's Second Inauguration Marks Significant Historical ConfluenceThe inauguration ceremony on Monday coincides with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and this year also marks 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Emancipation Proclamation.