Monday, January 20, 27, February 10, 2020

This is a multimedia, theatrical reenactment that depicts the day, over sixty years ago, when Dr. King was nearly stabbed to death on September 20, 1958 at a book signing on 125th Street in the heart of Harlem. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital where a team of gifted doctors worked diligently to save his life.

When it was learned that the assailant was a black women, everyone pondered the same question...why?

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An annual tradition celebrating Brotherhood:

SOUL TO SOUL

Presented by

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

With the participation for the first time with Oscar- and Grammy-nominated

IMPACT Repertory Theatre

Introductory remarks by NYC Council Member Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., and Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, Executive Vice President of The New York Board of Rabbis Returns Off Broadway For One Performance on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend to celebrate the music and shared experiences of the African American and Jewish communities:

Sunday, January 19 at 2pm

at the Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

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Press

  • Black By Popular Demand! "The Day Harlem Saved Dr. King!'

    Shades of Truth Theatre and Voza Rivers/ New Heritage Theatre

    in association with The Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Community Center present

    The Day Harlem Saved Dr. King written and directed by Michael Green

  • Empowering a New Generation

    Republished from Captrust, Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    by Sylvana Smith

    From Black Panther and convict to writer, poet, producer, college professor, Academy Award nominee, and youth advocate, Jamal Joseph’s life has taken a circuitous path to the present. His is a story of perennial social activism, advancing lessons from his Black Panther days to empower a new generation.

    Excuse Me, Young Brother, I Just Did

  • NYS Senate and Assemby Honors New Heritage Theatre Group 55th Anniversary
    In celebration of Black Theatre and New Heritage's 55th Anniversary the New York State Assembly recently honored and recognized Voza Rivers and Jamal Joseph on the floor of the Assembly. Oscar nominated IMPACT members performed.
     

    albany senate assemby honors New Heritage Theatre GroupRobert Rodriguez, 68th Assembly District, Inez E. District 70th Assembly District, Al Taylor 71st Assembly District, issued the following signed statement:

    "We have an organization worthy of the esteem of both the community  and the Great State of New York."Later that day Assembly Member Inez Dickens stated:

    "Special thanks to Voza Rivers and Jamal Joseph on 55 years of excellence and prosperity in the Harlem community through arts & culture for Harlem's youth! I especially want to thank IMPACT children for an amazing performance here in Albany.We wish them all the best!"

     

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