February 21, 2019 marked the 54th year. I sat in the room where Malcolm X was assassinated. Malcolm X, 39-year-old was shot to death on February 21, 1965 at a rally of his followers in a ballroom in Washington Heights. Shortly before midnight, a 22-year-old Negro, Thomas Hagan, was charged with the killing. The police … Continue reading 54th Commemoration of Malcom X
Month: February 2019
Tarana Burke Day #MeToo
The Museum of Natural History Milstein Hall of Ocean Life in Manhattan was filled with Black trailblazers from the Tri-State area. This Black History Month, Event was hosted by Mayor Bill de Blasio who proclaimed February 19, 2019 as “Tarana Burke Day,” honoring Tarana Burke a civil rights activist from The Bronx, New York who … Continue reading Tarana Burke Day #MeToo
Gun Violence Survivor Week
We started "Moments That Survive" for Gun Violence Survivor's Week at the Ethical Culture Society located in White Plains, NY. A well attended Moms Demand Action Westchester Chapter meeting, kicking off our Gun Violence Survivor's Week. This was a powerful and important event, as we listened to several gun violence survivors, as well as community … Continue reading Gun Violence Survivor Week
A Day On! Not A Day Off!
It may have been 5 degrees outside, but hearts and minds were toasty warm at the annual White Plains Barnes & Noble MLK Book Fair hosted by the Martin L. King Jr. Freedom Library and the Westchester Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. This free program was open to the public and included … Continue reading A Day On! Not A Day Off!