The 14-member Women’s Suffrage Commission, which was established by state law, will run programs celebrating the accomplishments of women’s suffrage through 2020. But LEAP’s focus is rooted a little deeper.
St. Athanasius’ former pastor was longtime activist Monsignor Neil Connolly, who lived to serve the community and believed in making leaders out of the people who lived there, died on April 1. He was 83 years old. He died in his sleep at the priests’ retirement home in the Bronx.
“Mi Casa es Mi Casa,” an exhibition at The Point, highlighted the issue of displacement.
“Some of the artists have never had the opportunity to actually teach about their work or share their work with a larger audience,” said Blanka Amezkua.
“Whose Streets? Our Streets!” gathers decades-old photographs of protests in a city known for giving birth to different sorts of activism.
The feast is a Latin American Catholic celebration that honors the Virgin Mary who appears in the services as a Mexican peasant.
They see it like this: Inside an old powerhouse that looks like a castle, a sculpture inspired by the three rivers of the Bronx hangs from the ceiling in the lobby. Paintings created by Bronx artists adorn every wall. Children run from exhibit to exhibit, pushing buttons and pulling […]