HUD Plans To Impose Work Requirement And Spike Rents From Harlem To Hollywood

About half of the 4.7 million low-income Americans who receive federal assistance to help them afford housing would get a rent increase and many would be subject to work requirements as part of a major overhaul of the subsidy program the Trump administration has proposed says source. Continue Reading →

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Over 100 U.S. Mayors Join de Blasio To Defend Net Neutrality From Harlem To Hollywood

Last month, Mayors Bill de Blasio, Steve Adler, and Ted Wheeler (Portland, OR) launched the Cities Open Internet Pledge to encourage mayors to take action against the repeal of net neutrality rules. Continue Reading →

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Macy’s Donates Nearly $3.6 M To Hunger Relief Organizations From Harlem To Hollywood

This year, Macy’s will donate nearly $3.6 million to hunger relief organizations nationwide through the retailer’s 21st Bag Hunger campaign. Continue Reading →

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OWN Announces Two New Series From Hit Maker From Harlem To Hollywood Will Packer

OWN has announced two new series from prolific hit-maker Will Packer (“Girls Trip,” “Straight Outta Compton,” “Ride Along,” “Roots”). Continue Reading →

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Statement By Mayor de Blasio On The 50th Anniversary Of The Fair Housing Act From Harlem To Hollywood

Adopted 50 years ago today, the monumental Fair Housing Rights Act of 1968 sought to protect Americans from housing discrimination, whether renting, buying, or securing financing for a home. Continue Reading →

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Watch “Sister Circle Live” This Week On TV One From Harlem To Hollywood

“Sister Circle,” the live, daily talk show from TEGNA Inc., and TV One, is hosted by a panel of four female hosts – Quad Webb-Lunceford (Married To Medicine), Syleena Johnson (R&B Divas), TV host, sports reporter and radio show host Rashan Ali and stand-up comedienne Kiana Dancie – airs weekdays from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET on TV One. Continue Reading →

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‘Black Panther’ Passes ‘Tomb Raider’ For Fifth Box Office Crown From Harlem to Hollywood

Reuters reports that Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” has maintained its momentum at the domestic box office, winning its fifth consecutive weekend with $27 million from 3,834 locations. Continue Reading →

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Op-Ed: Intellectuals With Disabilities From Harlem To Hollywood Are Sexually Assaulted 7 Times More

By Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi

Our landmark report, Disability & Criminal Justice Reform: Keys to Success woke a lot of people up. We were thrilled with the coverage it got on the PBS NewsHour HERE. Continue Reading →

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TV One Premieres ‘Two Sides’ From Harlem To Hollywood Produced By Viola Davis

Two Sides is a landmark limited four-part docu-series exploring watershed moments for law enforcement and the Black community at the crossroads between life and death, premiering Monday, January 22, 2018, at 10 p.m. ET on TV One. Continue Reading →

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7 Steps I Followed To build My Business Empire From Harlem To Hollywood

By David Ally

A high-school friend wanted to know how I built a multimillion-dollar company.

Building a multi-million dollar empire is about learning how to serve people on a small level, then taking it to the highest level.

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Over A Half-Million Public Comments From Harlem To Hollywood Opposing Trump Contraceptive Ruling

In a massive public comment submission effort, the Center for Reproductive Rights, along with more than a dozen leading reproductive and civil rights organizations, members of Congress, and allies. Continue Reading →

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Celebrity Sex Abuse Cases Spur Spike In Rape Reports From Harlem To Hollywood

Patch reports that a high profile stories of powerful men accused of sexually assaulting women have encouraged more people to report rapes — including those that happened years ago, police officials said Monday. Continue Reading →

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91 Percent Of Americans Support Criminal Justice (Just Us) Reform, ACLU Polling Finds

The American Civil Liberties Union Campaign for Smart Justice released new public opinion polling today that shows consensus support for criminal justice reform across the ideological and political spectrum from Harlem to Hollywood. Continue Reading →

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Astronaut And Korean War Vet Buzz Aldrin To Lead 2017 NYC Veterans Day Parade

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, will be the Grand Marshal for the 2017 New York City Veterans Day Parade — the largest commemoration of service in the nation — marching up Fifth Avenue Saturday, November 11, 2017,starting 11:00 a.m. at Madison Square Park (26th Street & Fifth Avenue), NY. Continue Reading →

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Google Fights For Men Of Color To Be In Tech And Not Prison From Harlem To Hollywood

In fact, Google gave a $1 million grant to the Hidden Genius Project in Oakland. For those of you who don’t know, the Hidden Genius Project is an organization dedicated to increasing the representation of black male youths in technology. Continue Reading →

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International Tourism From Harlem To Hollywood Has Dropped in 2017

Conte’ Naste Traveler reports that in December of last year, they asked their travel specialists how travel might change in 2017—and many of them predicted that tourism to the U.S. would drop. Continue Reading →

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Museum Visits Top Half A Million From Harlem To Hollywood

Museums for All, an initiative of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), has facilitated more than 514,000 museum visits for low-income community members since its inception in 2014. Continue Reading →

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Rental Scams and How to Avoid Them From Harlem To Hollywood

Rent Hop reports that this Summer is rapidly approaching, which means that the renting season will soon be in full gear. Historically, the rental markets begin to tighten around May, as new students and graduates begin work or school. Continue Reading →

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VoteRunLead Tours To Train Women How To Run For Office From Harlem To Hollywood

Starting this weekend, VoteRunLead.org will kick off their national “Run As You Are” tour by going on the road and bringing its popular workshops to 10+ cities with at least 15 events throughout the country to mobilize and train women interested in elected office. Continue Reading →

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Op-Ed: This Memorial Day From Harlem To Hollywood – Don’t Just Bow Your Head

By Seth Jordan

This year, as during each Memorial Day weekend, a small minority of Americans may attend a parade — or post something on social media that will cause #NeverForget to be a trending topic. Continue Reading →

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From Harlem To Hollywood, National Park Visits Added $34.9B To US Economy

During the 2017 National Park Week, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced that 2016’s record visitation of 331 million visitors at America’s 417 National Park Service sites contributed $34.9 billion to the U.S. economy in 2016 – a $2.9 billion increase from 2015. Continue Reading →

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Gabourey Sidibe’s From Harlem To Hollywood Memoir

This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare , by Gabourey Sidibe. The actress known for her Oscar-nominated turn in the film “Precious,” recalls a childhood in Brooklyn and Harlem (daughter of a polygamous dad and a mom who busks in the subways) with an unexpected rise to Hollywood fame. Continue Reading →

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Op-Ed: Local Chambers Of Commerce Key To Small Business Growth From Harlem To Hollywood

By Phil Andrews

Local Chambers of Commerce have an extraordinary ability to strengthen both the social and economic fibers of a particular community in its designated service territory. Continue Reading →

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