Affordable Health Care Act Has High Stakes For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Healthcare advocates and community outreach workers are deeply concerned about dire consequences for persons affected by a breast cancer diagnosis if the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) is dismantled. Continue Reading →

Harlem Restaurant Week Starts As NY’s Only Neighborhood Program During The Pandemic

As restaurants came out of the mandatory COVID lockdown, Harlem’s hospitality landscape, while badly shaken, was largely standing. Continue Reading →

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 →