Seitu’s World: Charles Rangel Service For Sister Frances Maria McDermott In Harlem

Last week, photographer Seitu Oronde was with ex-congressman ex-congress member Charles Rangel Service For Sister Frances Maria McDermott In Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s UMEZ Announces Ken Knuckles To Retire After 15 Years Leading The Organization

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) today announced that the organization’s longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Knuckles, will step down in June after 15 years of service to begin his retirement. Continue Reading →

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Seitu’s World: Veterans Day 2017 Event In Harlem (Photographs)

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On Saturday, November 11th, 2017, at the launch of Mayor Bill de Blasio and his lovely wife Chirlane McCray first lady Veterans Day 2017 for their annual event were joined by David Dinkins, Charles Rangel, son Steve Rangel, and many others at Gracie Mansion in New York. Continue Reading →

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Burglar Breaks Into Harlem Rep Espaillat’s Office

Maybe he was looking for some late-night constituent services. A masked burglar filibustered into a Harlem Congressman’s office early Friday but apparently took nothing, police sources said. Continue Reading →

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National Jazz Museum In Harlem’s 2017 Annual Benefit Concert (Photographs)

The event on On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, honoring NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston, attorney Arthur H. Barnes and the celebrated jazz presenter Jazzmobile was hosted by WBGO’s Rhonda Hamilton and The National Jazz Museum in Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Nat’l Jazz Museum Benefit Honors Harlem’s Charles Rangel, Lloyd Williams And More

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) will host its 2017 Annual Benefit Concert honoring three pillars of the jazz community. Continue Reading →

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Donald Trump ‘Not Going To Last Long,’ Harlem’s Charles Rangel Tells Veterans

Retired Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel assured a group of young veterans aspiring to elected office that President Donald Trump and his approach to politics will prove “a short-term thing.” Continue Reading →

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Harlem Democratic Boss Still Owes $200K From Failed 2016 Congressional Bid

New documents filed with the Federal Election Commission show Manhattan Democratic Party chairman Keith Wright still $202,337.72 in the hole from his unsuccessful campaign to replace retired Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel last year Continue Reading →

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Former Harlem Assemblyman Keith Wright Joins Davidoff Hutcher & Citron

Politico reports that former state Assemblyman Keith Wright has joined Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP, a prominent law and lobbying firm. Continue Reading →

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Adriano Espaillat Sworn Into Congress To Represent New York’s 13th District (Video)

Adriano Espaillat made history when he was sworn into Congress Tuesday as the new representative for New York’s 13th Congressional District — which spans parts of Harlem, Washington Heights, Inwood and the Bronx. Continue Reading →

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Harlem And NYC Sites Get Landmark Status As Panel Clears Backlog

14landmarks3-master675It has taken more than two years to resolve the bureaucratic quagmire of backlogged buildings at the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. Considering that some have been in limbo for four decades, it may have seemed like no time at all. Continue Reading →

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