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Mon, Mar 24, 2014, 1:51am

In the speech, de Blasio said that while he is not against charter schools, he does not want the expansion of charter schools to push out other students.

Thu, Dec 12, 2013, 12:18pm

More than a thousand people gathered in Riverside Church Wednesday evening in a warm and bittersweet reflection on the former South African president's life.

Wed, Mar 28, 2012, 4:07am

The forum at Riverside Church featured demonstrations, performances, and short talks on a range of topics, including wellness, technology, art, civic engagement, and the environment.

Mon, Feb 13, 2012, 10:41pm

The interdenominational, interracial, and international church's ministry Maranatha has supported participants with an all-inclusive Statement of Inclusion.

Mon, Jan 23, 2012, 4:46am

Cornel West said that Americans need to start a “revolution” on the scale of the American Revolution and the fight against slavery in order to combat economic inequality.

Mon, Dec 19, 2011, 8:02pm

The Candlelight Carol Festival, which was attended by more than 3,000 people, featured a combination of traditional and nontraditional Christmas music.

Tue, Nov 22, 2011, 3:32am

The New York City Council is voting on a living wage act for mall outlet employees. Benjamin Jealous, CC '94, led a rally in support of the act at Riverside Church.

Tue, Sep 27, 2011, 2:16am

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, and Teachers College professor Marc Lamont Hill came together on Saturday.

Fri, Sep 16, 2011, 3:19am

In his first trip to the United States, Zen Master Jinje delivered a Dharma talk on the philosophy of Ganhwa Seon to a packed congregation in the church’s nave.

Sun, May 3, 2009, 10:18pm

Rev. Dr. Brad R. Braxton was installed as the new Senior Minister at Riverside Church on Sunday, despite a motion filed by a group of congregants with the Manhattan State Supreme Court that contested the Reverend’s pay (exceeding $600,000 by some estimates) and the opaque selection method through which he was chosen. Questions about Rev. Braxton’s commitment to diversity and progressivism have also been raised.