Uptown’s Rodriguez And Others Rally In Solidarity With The Jewish Community

Today, a coalition of NYC Council Members, faith-based leaders, and advocate groups gathered to rally in solidarity with the Jewish community, denouncing all acts of violence and hate crimes that Continue Reading →

Electeds Call For Robust Mental Health Services And Sensible Gun Regulations At Our Schools

Today, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez was joined by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, NYS Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon, NYC Council Members Jumaane Williams, Kalman Yeger, Bill Perkins, and community Continue Reading →

Charles Manuel “Sweet Daddy” Grace, Harlem NY 1881 – 1960 (Video)

Marcelino Manuel da Graça, January 25, 1881 or 1884 – January 12, 1960, better known as Charles Manuel “Sweet Daddy” Grace, or Daddy Grace, was the founder and first bishop Continue Reading →

Harlem Real Estate Dealmaker Holley Drakeford Launches His Own Firm

Real Estate Weekly reports that Holley Drakeford, one of Harlem’s most prolific commercial real estate dealmakers, is venturing out on his own after a decade working for Giscombe Realty Group, Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based Order Of Black Nuns Advocate For The Poor On The Hill In DC

The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, Inc. (FHM), one of only three orders of mostly Black nuns in the United States, recently headed to Capitol Hill Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Addresses The Domestic Terrorism And President Trump

By Mayor Bill de Blasio Good afternoon, everyone. I just have a brief statement on a couple of important topics. First, I want to update you on President Trump’s visit Continue Reading →