Harlem Rep. Espaillat Votes To Pass Act To End Discrimination Against LGBTQ Americans

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) voted to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, to ensure that all LGBTQ Americans are granted the full protections guaranteed by federal civil rights law. Continue Reading →

Altina Schinasi, The Harlem Girl Who Knew Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Salvador Dali And Invented Cat-Eye Glasses

Altina Schinasi Miranda, August 4, 1907 – August 19, 1999, an American heiress, sculptor, filmmaker, entrepreneur, window dresser, designer, and best known for designing the Harlequin eyeglass or Cat-Eye frames. Continue Reading →

The Historic Association Residence Nursing Home In West Harlem 1881 – 1990

The Association Residence Nursing Home also called the Association for the Relief of Respectable, Aged, and Indigent Females is a historic building in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

CCNY Receives West Harlem Development Grant For Holiday Food Initiatives

The Foundation for City College/ Benny’s Food Pantry has received a $16,000 grant to immediately support City College efforts in combating food insecurity for the CCNY community and the West Harlem neighborhood. Continue Reading →

There Are Widespread Increases In The Coronavirus Positivity Rate In Harlem

Most Harlem ZIP codes have seen an uptick in the percentage of coronavirus cases coming back positive, part of a trend that has alarmed health officials, according to city data released Thursday. Continue Reading →