Garnier USA And TerraCycle Joins The Club And Installs Garden in Harlem

As part of L’Oréal USA’s annual Volunteer Day, Garnier USA sponsored an opportunity with TerraCycle and GrowNYC where employees worked to install a community garden at the El Gallo Social Club in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

“Who We Are, A Chronicle Of Racism In America” From Harlem To Hollywood

In partnership with Culture Project, Liberated People, and Off Center Productions, Jeffery Robinson, Deputy Legal Director and the Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Trone Center for Justice and Equality…

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Harlem’s Burnetta Jones, Hair Salon Owner And First Major Owner Of A Recording Studio (Video)

Genre Magazine writes that this story about I Was Born This Way starts in New York city, but has nothing to do with New York native Lady Gaga. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Carmen De Lavallade And Others At The 2nd Annual Chita Rivera Awards

Winners for the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards were announced this evening at The NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place off Washington Square Park). Continue Reading →

New York Urban League Fabulous 53rd Annual Frederick Douglass Awards (Red Carpet)

Commemorating the achievements of past, present and future, the New York Urban League celebrated its 53rd annual Frederick Douglass Awards on Tuesday, May 15th at Pier Sixty in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

How Is Change Achieved When Protest Ends? A Unique School Sends Teens Citywide Seeking Answers

By Michael McQuillan and Michael Kosciol

The March for Our Lives had a nationwide impact on our thoughts and actions on gun safety issues as hundreds of thousands rallied in New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Denver, Miami and even snow-covered Cincinnati, but how many are now active? Continue Reading →

Chef Marcus Samuelsson, Daniel Boulud And Beth Shapiro Deliver Citymeals On Wheels In Harlem

Earlier today April 25, 2018, Chef Daniel Boulud (Restaurant DANIEL and Citymeals Board of Directors Co-President), Chef Marcus Samuelsson (Red Rooster Harlem and Marcus B&P) and Beth Shapiro (Executive Director, Citymeals on Wheels)… Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Honi Coles Apollo Headliner NY 1940’s (Video)

Leaders, Legends & Trailblazers

Charles “Honi” Coles, April 2, 1911 – November 12, 1992, was an amazing American actor and tap dancer, also known for his role as Tito Suarez in the film Dirty Dancing. Continue Reading →

First NYC EMT To Contract HIV On Duty To Be Memorialized In East Harlem

Harlem’s Tracy Allen Lee gave her life caring for sick strangers and then found herself abandoned by the city she sacrificed so much for. Continue Reading →

Harlem McDonald’s Franchisee Ron Bailey Spurs Students’ Dreams

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At the end of the 2013 school year, Johnathan Forbes, a high school senior at KIPP NYC College Prep in the Bronx, walked into the Harlem McDonald’s looking for a summer job.  Continue Reading →