Op-Ed: A Coalition Of Faith Leaders And Clergy From Harlem To Hollis Come Together

Dear Honorable Leader Stewart-Cousins and Honorable Speaker Heastie: As a coalition of faith leaders and clergy members across New York City, we are writing regarding proposed legislation that would expand Continue Reading →

Clergy From Harlem To Hollis Call For Public Hearings On NYC Real Estate Trade At Black Caucus

An ecumenical non-profit, comprised of mostly African-American pastors from Harlem to Hollis, is calling on the State Legislature to hold a public hearing to address the lack of diversity in Continue Reading →

American Apparel Bankruptcy Deal Leaves Retail Future In Doubt

With a store on 125th Street in Harlem, American Apparel, was once a high-flying retailer that peaked at more than $600 million in sales, is probably headed toward liquidation.

Uptown Residents Honor Late Rev. Dr. Jasper Simmons With Street Co-Naming

On Saturday, April 9, 2016, Harlem City Council Member Mark Levine, Community Board 12 Chair Shah Ally, and uptown residents will hold a ceremony officially co-naming W. 155th Street and Continue Reading →

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett July 16 1862 – March 25 1931

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (July 16, 1862 – March 25, 1931) was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, and an early leader in the civil rights movement.

How Harlem Tried To Save The Caged Man In The Bronx Zoo

The black clergymen who had been summoned to Harlem’s Mount Olivet Baptist Church for an emergency meeting on the morning of Monday 10 September 1906, arrived in a state of Continue Reading →