Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat Makes Statement Regarding Ramadan

Today Representative Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in recognition of the Holy Month of Ramadan: Continue Reading →

Brands Making Strides, Slowly, But Surely On Hijabs Like Harlem Coached Ibtihaj Muhammad

Brand Channel reports that Macy’s is making history as the first U.S. department store brand to sell hijabs. The Verona collection by designer Lisa Vogl includes modest activewear and will be available on Macy’s website. Continue Reading →

Hundreds Of Bodegas From Harlem To Hollis Will Close Thursday To Protest ‘Muslim Ban’

Hundreds of Yemeni-owned bodegas and grocery stores across NYC’s five boroughs from Harlem to Hollis plan to shut their doors Thursday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., strike organizers say, in protest of President Donald Trump’s recent executive order barring travel to the U.S. from Yemen and six other Muslim-dominant nations. Continue Reading →

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