Brewer Marks Women’s Equality Day With Voter Registration Drive

Manhattan Gale A. Brewer will be registering voters this Saturday, August 26, 2017, to commemorate the 97th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which guaranteed women the Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: To Address Income Inequality, Start With Libraries From Harlem To Hollis

By Edwin Maxwell This week, New York City’s three library systems testified before the City Council about how they are spending the significant increase in operating funds granted in the Continue Reading →

Report: From Harlem To Hollis Failing Working Black Women, Local Wage Gap Is Wider In The U.S.

Today, ahead of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day on August 7th, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer released an alarming analysis of Black women’s earnings in New York City that Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Electeds And Others Announce Largest Year For Affordable Housing

Mayor de Blasio today announced that his administration financed 32,116 affordable homes last year, breaking the all-time record previously set by former Mayor Ed Koch in 1989 of 25,243 units. Continue Reading →

DCA Announces 50,000 New Yorkers Have Received Free Counseling From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced that the NYC Financial Empowerment Centers have conducted nearly 100,000 counseling sessions since 2008, helping 50,000 New Yorkers improve their Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Ydanis Rodriguez Speaks On Fair Fares Victory For Everyone From Harlem To Hollis

New Yorkers living in poverty and representatives from the broad coalition of legal, labor, human services, economic justice, transit and worker rights organizations supporting half-priced transit fares for the poor Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray Unviels Women.NYC Dedicated To Helping Women Succeed

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray (above) and Deputy Mayor of Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen today unveiled Women.NYC , a new initiative to  support the advancement of Continue Reading →

The Collyer Brothers Harlem NY 1881-1947 (Rare Video)

We love Harlem Homer Lusk Collyer (November 6, 1881 – March 21, 1947) and Langley Wakeman Collyer (October 3, 1885 – c. March 9, 1947), known as the Collyer brothers, were Continue Reading →

The Radicalization Of Ray Richardson: Suspicion Still Surrounds Death of Black Activist TV Producer

(This artical was originally posted on November 3, 2013.) By Jeffrey B. Perry and Charles V. Richardson In January, 1971, the young producer of Boston public television’s groundbreaking program Say Continue Reading →

Mayors From Across The Country Join Mayor de Blasio In Supporting Net-Neutrality Protections

Today, Mayor de Blasio, joined by 11 mayors and city leaders from across the country, signed on to the Cities Open Internet Pledge in coordinated resistance to the federal government’s Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Comprehensive Enforcement Action Against Apartment Buildings From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that 250 apartment buildings have been placed in the Department of Housing Preservation and Development’s Alternative Enforcement Program, an initiative that shines a spotlight Continue Reading →