Cicely
Black

Manager, Regional Operations

New York City, NY

Most rewarding thing about working here.

Building connections with our veteran volunteers and community members.

Job prior to The Mission Continues

Admissions

What is a hidden gem in your hometown?

In NYC…. it’s all a gem.

If you dined w/anyone, who would it be?

Dinner Party with Prince, Nina Simone, Malcolm X, Nat Turner, Harriet Tubman, Cicely Tyson

Which is your favorite movie(s)?

The Eddie Murphy Trilogy: Boomerang, Harlem Nights, Coming to America.

Which is a song(s) that describes you?

BLACK – Buddy

Which book is on your nightstand?

I Am Not Your Negro – James Baldwin

What was your first concert?

1st I remember is Earth Wind and Fire

What is your hometown?

HARLEM WORLD

What is your favorite winter activity?

Vacationing someplace warmer where I can increase my Melanin content.

What is your favorite food(s) or meal?

Ethiopian…. or (vegetarian) Sushi… or Macaroni and Cheese (not from a box).

What is one item on your bucket list?

Live internationally