Fighting For Her Rightful Place In History: The Claudette Colvin StoryDid history fail to get it right? Rosa Parks has been credited with being the mother of the civil rights movement. But it was not her arrest that led to the desegregation of the buses in Montgomery Alabama. It was because of a 15-year-old girl named Claudette Colvin, whose act of civil disobedience 9 months earlier led to a lawsuit and ultimately a Supreme Court ruling that changed the laws of a city and eventually a nation.
CityViews: Rev. Jesse Jackson Talks Rainbow PUSH Summit, Parkinson's & Race Relations 50 Years After MLK AssassinationCivil Rights icon and activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. stopped by CityViews to talk about the state of race relations in our country, the upcoming anniversary of MLK's assassination and the 21st annual Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit being held in NYC Feb. 8 and 9.
Black History Month One-On-One: Attorney & Journalist Sunny HostinBlack History Month honoree and Bronx native Sunny Hostin is an attorney and multi-platform journalist.
Black History Month One-On-One: 'Hidden Figure' Marion Lee JohnsonBlack History Month honoree Marion Lee Johnson is a “Hidden Figure,” who lives and works nearby in New Jersey.
Black History Month One-On-One: Silicon Harlem CEO Clayton BanksBlack History Month honoree Clayton Banks it the CEO and Co-Founder of Silicon Harlem.
Black History Month One-On-One: Christian Cultural Center Rev. A.R. BernardBlack History Month honoree Rev. A.R. Bernard is the CEO & Founder of the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn.
CityViews: Mikka Onita Pens Social Media Guide For Kids, Parents & EducatorsThe book follows a show-and-tell format and includes talking points for parents and educators. It addresses issues like bullying, stranger danger and diversity.
CityViews: 'The Old Settler' Transcends Time At Billie Holiday TheatreSharon Barnes-Waters recently sat down with cast members Pauletta Pearson Washington, Denise Burse and Warner Miller.
CityViews: Queens Celebrates Diversity, Opportunity & GrowthQueens Borough President Melinda Katz, who was born and raised in Forrest Hills, says the borough prides itself on being good for families and good for diversity.
CityViews: On 60th Anniversary Of 'Little Rock 9,' Chelsea Clinton, Pioneer Claudette Colvin, Discuss Civil Rights, Clinton's Book 'She Persisted'Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stopped by CityViews to talk about her new children's book, "She Persisted."
CityViews: The Bronx Sheds Old Image To Transform Into A Tech Hub And Place To Call HomeSharon Barnes-Waters sits down with Bronx Borough President, Rubén Díaz Jr. and urban revitalization strategist, Majora Carter.
CityViews: What’s Being Done To Help Brooklyn Residents Avoid Being DisplacedIn this new CityViews series, Sharon Barnes-Waters takes an in-depth look at each borough in New York City, hearing from the borough president and highlighting a local business.
CityViews: How 5001 Flavors Started Creating Custom Clothing For Biggie Smalls & Other StarsGuy and Sharene Wood, the husband and wife team behind 5001 Flavors, have been creating custom clothing for your favorite celebrities for the past 25 years.
Beverly Bond, Founder & Executive Director of Black Girls Rock! Discusses Organization, Awards ShowBeverly Bond, the founder and executive director of "Black Girls Rock!" stopped by CityViews to talk about her organization and the awards show airing Tuesday night on BET.
How Does It Feel To Be Free? Subjects Of 'Crown Heights' Movie Talk To CityViewsIn the spring of 1980, a teenager is gunned down in the streets of Flatbush, Brooklyn. The police pressure a child witness to identify a suspect.