By Gregory Lewis, Library Assistant - Technology Specialist In honor of Black History month, MCNY Library wants to celebrate The 1619 Project! It began as a groundbreaking New York Times Magazine series created by [...]
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Around this time last year, a small band of alumni, students, faculty, and staff started up a conversation at a library roundtable on the severe disparities in maternal health in the U.S. That conversation had [...]
December 1st is World AIDS Day. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) HIV continues to be a major global public health issue. So far, the disease has claimed 40.1 million [33.6–48.6 million] lives; and [...]
By Natalia Sucre, Research and Writing Librarian The second virtual roundtable hosted by the Peer Leadership Group for the MCNY Library Black Maternal Health Initiative (BMHI) flowed directly from the narrower focus our first roundtable. [...]
By Natalia Sucre, Research and Writing Librarian The Pre-Talk In the weeks leading up to the first virtual roundtable hosted by MCNY’s Black Maternal Health Initiative (BMHI), BMHI student and alumni peer leaders and librarians [...]
Since the first week of the summer semester, a group of MCNY alumni and students has met weekly to share stories, perspectives, research on the Black maternal health crisis. These Peer Leaders have been working [...]
By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services On Wednesday, February 23rd, we continued our 3-part (and 3-month!) celebration of Black History, Culture, and Life. This was a student-led, roundtable discussion. No headliners (besides you!) and [...]
Why Mentoring? By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services Every year the MCNY library celebrates Black History Month over the course of January and February. This year we are extending the celebration through March! We kicked [...]
By Natalia Sucre, Research and Writing Librarian Looking Back on Our Fall 2021 Roundtable Series Last semester, we at the library decided to focus our monthly virtual roundtables on the work of the 2021 NYC Racial [...]
Did you know that the Leaders of Color program is working to build Black and Latino political and community power in Louisiana, Memphis, New York, and Washington D.C.? Community Health Professor Desi K. Robinson, who [...]