Police Athletic League Hosts Annual Holiday Party At PAL Harlem Center For Manhattan Children

pal-manhattan-final1On December 10, 2016, the Police Athletic League (PAL), the city’s largest, independent, nonprofit youth organization, hosted hundreds of boys and girls, ages six to 10, from all five boroughs at a festive holiday party at the PAL Harlem Center. Continue Reading →

Tahl Propp $135 Million Partnership To Preserve Affordable Housing in Harlem

east-harlem sliderMayor Bill de Blasio, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), today join Tahl Propp Equities (TPE), Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital LLC (Bellwether Enterprise) and Enterprise Community Investment Inc.  Continue Reading →

Residents, Officials, HCCI And Partners Celebrate HCCI New Home In Harlem

hcci1Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement (HCCI), and partners to celebrate the grand opening of the Rev. Dr. Charles A. Curtis Plaza located at 260 West 153rd Street in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

The LeRoy Neiman Art Center Honors Rangel And Others In Harlem

leroy nieman gallery in Harlem1The folks at the LeRoy Neiman Art Center celebrated their 4th Annual Spring Fundraiser, ART SPLASH 2016,  A Legacy of Leadership on June 2, 2016, honoring Congressman Charles B. Rangel, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Doe Fund President George T. McDonald and Theatre Director/Playwright Seret Scott. Continue Reading →

Rangel And Community Leaders Wear Orange To Call An End To Gun Violence

rangel wear orange in harlemHarlem Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents New York’s 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Harlem (Upper Manhattan) and parts of the Bronx, joined New York State Assemblyman Keith Wright and leaders of the Harlem community to host a Wear Orange rally. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rangel And Others Honored At Art Splash In Harlem

charles-rangelThe Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center in Harlem is hosting its Fourth Annual Spring Fundraiser, ART SPLASH 2016 on Thursday evening, June 2ndfrom 6 – 9 PM, honoring Congressman Charles B. Rangel, U.S. Representative, 13th Congressional District. Continue Reading →

Rangel Urges President Obama To Enforce Fair Chance Hiring Policies

charles-rangelCongressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, joined Reps. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) and Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA) in urging President Barack Obama to take steps in solidifying fair chance hiring policies in the federal government.  Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: President Clinton Speaks At Harlem Church

churches1Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Sunday, April 10, 2016 Congressman Charles B. Rangel, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, President Bill Clinton, Assemblyman Keith L. T. Wright and Inez E. Dickens attended Harlem historic churches and other spaces. Continue Reading →

Dione Warwick, Melba Moore, Charles B. Rangel And More Celebrate Harlem’s Black Nuns’

nuns5The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, Inc. (FHM), one of only three orders of Black nuns in the United States, was preparing to phase out in 2014. Continue Reading →

All Star Panel At Shop Harlem/Live Harlem At Harlem Park To Park Event In Harlem

Untitled (1)A resounding “YES!” was the answer to “Is Harlem Friendly for Families?” according to Sarah Saltzberg of Bohemia Realty Group (second from left), who joined the all-star panel at the Shop Harlem/Live Harlem event. Continue Reading →

The Harlem-Based Order Of Black Nuns Turns 100

black-nuns2 slliderThe Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, Inc. (FHM), one of only three orders of Black nuns in the United States, was preparing to phase out in 2014.

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Harlem Congressman Rangel Honors Black WWI Veterans

rangel in harlemIn honor of Black History Month, Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) hosted a Special Capitol Hill briefing on the contributions Black veterans made during World War I, on February 25, 2016. Continue Reading →

Congrats, Harlem’s Rangel Honored With Governor’s Medal Of Public Service

image002 (1)Before a highly-distinguished audience during the Governor’s brunch celebrating the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus, Congressman Charles B. Rangel was honored by New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. Continue Reading →

Harlem-based Franciscan Handmaids Of The Most Pure Heart Of Mary Celebrate Centennial With A Gala

Franciscan-Handmaids-Mary-groupAn  order of Black nuns, little known beyond New York and one of three original orders of this kind in the United States, is marking its centennial with a gala and benefit on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at 6 p.m. Continue Reading →

NY Reps Rangel And Jeffries Push For Biill To Curtal Gun Epidemic

charles-rangelIn the wake of too many gun-related tragedies afflicting communities across the nation, New York Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D- Manhattan and the Bronx), together with Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, (D- Brooklyn and Queens), introduced a House resolution (H.Res.541). Continue Reading →

Rangel: Shirley Chisholm Deserves This Honor

Shirley Chisholm 1970sHarlem Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, released the following statement regarding his colleague Shirley Chisholm, Continue Reading →

Congressional Black Caucus & Joint Economic Committee Democrats Hold Public Forum In Harlem

congressional black-caucusJoin a public forum “The American Dream on Hold: Economic Challenges in the African American Community” that will discuss the impact of economic challenges and persistent inequities facing African Americans across the country will be held in Harlem, USA. Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Rangel Responds To The Passing Of friend

Louis StokesCongressman Charles B. Rangel, responds to the passing of longtime friend and colleague, Louis Stokes:

“I am deeply saddened about the loss of my dearest and longtime friend and colleague, Louis Stokes, who left a lasting legacy of improving the lives of people in his congressional district in Ohio and throughout our country. Continue Reading →

One Hundred Black Men NY Awarded ‘Chapter Of The Year”

image002One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York (OHBM) received the 2014-2015 Chapter of the Year Award for Leadership in Economic Empowerment from 100 Black Men of America, Inc. at its 29th Annual Conference, “Gateways to Success & Sustainable Wealth,” held on Friday June 5 at the Hilton America in Houston, TX. Continue Reading →

Rangel Responds To The African Growth Act

image002Congressman Charles B. Rangel, responose after the House voted to pass H.R. 1295, the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015, which includes the reauthorization of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and is now on its way to the White House for the President’s signature: Continue Reading →

Listen To MNN’s Zenaida Mendez On The Danny Tisdale Show (Podcast)

mendez at mnnToday, CEO/Founder of Harlem World Magazine, and host of The Danny Tisdale Show, Danny Tisdale talks to Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN)’s new Director of the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center in Harlem, Zenaida Mendez.  Continue Reading →

In A Dance Class Harlem’s Rangel Sits And Reflects

RANGELsub-master675In 1950s Harlem on a Sunday afternoon, Alma Carter arrived at the Savoy Ballroom in a mauve-colored strapless ball gown. “I wore a tiara with diamonds,” she said, quickly adding, “Not real diamonds.” Continue Reading →

Larry Walker, Rangel’s Youth Shadow For A Day

rangel youth day in harlemCongressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and part of the Bronx, took part in Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day, by hosting Riverhead, NY resident Larry Walker. Continue Reading →