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Athletes and Activism: Advocating for Racial Justice Using the Powerful Platform of Sports

Amid nationwide protests and anti-racist solidarity sparked by George Floyd’s violent death, more US athletes are using their platforms to call for racial justice. In this episode, a former professional football player and an academic expert on the intersection of race, sports, and identity provide personal and historic insight on[…]

Facing the Challenge of COVID-19

The idea that we’re all in this together takes on powerful and multidimensional meanings in Harlem, City College’s historic home base. In partnership with the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce (GHCC), City College, and its community radio station, WHCR-90.3 “The Voice of Harlem,” are currently presenting a series of COVID-19[…]

Saluting the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: Harlem Neighbor, National Treasure, Essential Resource for CCNY Scholars

With 11 million items illuminating the richness of global black history, arts and culture, the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is a powerful archive and epicenter of research and learning about people of African descent throughout the world. As the centennial of the Harlem[…]

Producing Leaders for Change: How CCNY’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership Guides Young People from Potential to Power

The next generation of leaders are finding their power — and personifying hope for an inclusive, renewed American democracy – at one of the nation’s most diverse colleges, The City College of New York. Look inside CCNY’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and learn how this laboratory[…]

Fighting Hunger on Campus: How Food Pantries Support the Whole Student at CUNY Colleges

Host: CCNY President Vincent Boudreau Guests: Dee Dee Mozeleski, Executive Director of the Foundation for City College and Senior Adviser to the President; Deborah C. Harte, Student Life Manager for the Single Stop program at CUNY’s Borough of Manhattan Community College Your browser does not support the audio element.