The Legendary Paul “Wabash” Dresser, Wealthy Entertainer, Songwriter, And Publisher In Harlem, 1857 – 1906

Harlemite Paul Dresser, born April 22, 1857 – January 30, 1906, was a singer, songwriter, and comedic actor of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Continue Reading →


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OpEd: Open Letter To NYC And State Leaders Wanted, A Legal Protection For A Commendable Model

On May 22, 2019, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Executive Order 47, one of the most consequential measures supporting the city’s community media industry. Continue Reading →


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Open Letter To Make Community Ad Initiative Signed By Harlem World Magazine And Others

On May 22, 2019, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Executive Order 47, one of the most consequential measures supporting the city’s community media industry. Continue Reading →


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The Legendary Amsterdam News And Other Black Publishers Receive Word In Black Funding

Word in Black, a news collaborative featuring 10 of the nation’s leading Black publishers, Continue Reading →


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New York Born Publishing Leader, Legend And Trailblazer Earl Graves Sr. Passes (Video)

Earl Gilbert Graves Sr., January 9, 1935 – April 6, 2020, was an American entrepreneur, publisher, businessman, philanthropist, and advocate of African-American businesses. Continue Reading →


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Award-Winning Constance White To Present At Black Fashion World Foundation 2020 Gala

Award-winning writer, editor, and author of How to SlayConstance White will be presenting a fashion master award to Jeff Tweedy, the President and CEO of Sean JohnContinue Reading →


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Plug Pulled On DNAinfo, Gothamist, Chicagoist, LAist And Other Local News Sites

Business Insider reports that Joe Ricketts, the billionaire owner of TD Ameritrade and a major Republican donor, abruptly shut down the network of local publications he owned last week after two of them — Gothamist and DNAinfo (both publications covered Harlem) — attempted to unionize. Continue Reading →


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