Uptowns Rodriguez, “The Murder Of George Floyd Is The Result Of Centuries Of Oppression”

“The widespread protests occurring in our Nation right now should come as no surprise to anyone paying attention to the realities lived by people of color, especially Black Americans, in this country. Continue Reading →

First Hair Discrimination Case Resolved By NYC Commission On Human Rights

The NYC Commission on Human Rights announces its first settlement involving race discrimination on the basis of hair following the February 2019 release of its landmark legal enforcement guidance. Continue Reading →

Report: Black Impact Consumer Categories Where African Americans Move Markets

Harlem World Magazine, Editor in Chief, Eartha Watts-Hicks found this report from Nielsen in 2018, regarding Black consumers from Harlem to Hollis speaking directly to brands in unprecedented ways and achieving headline-making results. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Changing The Face Of Cannabis Ownership: A 6-Point Plan For Black Equity

By Regina Smith, Harlem Business Alliance

Oakland, Calif., native Tucky Blunt was arrested 15 years ago for an $80 marijuana sale that ended up changing the trajectory of his life. Continue Reading →

Fannie Lou Hamer And Malcolm X Speak In Harlem, NY, 1964 (Video)

fannie-lou-hamer-and-malcolm-xIn December 1964, Representatives of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party toured Northern cities seeking support for their campaign to block the seating of Mississippi’s pro-segregation Congressmen who had been elected through the disfranchisement of black voters. Continue Reading →

NYC Commission On Human Rights Holds Forum For Self-identified Black Communities

The NYC Commission on Human Rights will hold a forum to build a coalition among and within the City’s diverse African immigrant, African American, Afro-Caribbean, and Afro-Latinx communities and other self-identified Black communities and inform them of their rights against discrimination and harassment. Continue Reading →