Dear friends and neighbors, oday marks a turning point in our country’s history. Over the past eight years, we’ve made strides; expanding the rights of the LGBT community, combating climate change with real commitments, furthering conversations on race and criminal justice reform and strengthening job growth at a consistent pace.
By Michael McQuillan “I woke up this morning to a country – and to a reality – that seems darker than I ever had thought I would witness first hand.
Harlem has a long history of Communism from W. A. Domingo, Marcus Garvey, Humbert Harris to Williana “Liane” Jones Burroughs, and many more. So its no surprise that On October 8, 2016, a major book launch of THE NEW COMMUNISM by Bob Avakian will take place at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Harlem, NY.
Luke “Harlem’s Hero” Cage, also known as Power Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Archie Goodwin and John Romita, Sr., he first appeared in Luke Cage, Hero for Hire #1 (June 1972).
The average sales price of a New York City home (cooperatives, condominiums, and one-to-three-family dwellings) hit $1,018,000 in the second quarter of 2016, a new all-time high since the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) began tracking home sales data in 2006.
Last Tuesday, December 1st, marked the 60th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to relinquish her seat at the front of a Montgomery, Alabama bus, and as some people pointed out, the story many of us were told as children about Parks’ act of civil disobedience was fabricated.
At a special meeting Monday morning, the Manhattan Borough Board formally voted to deny its approval to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Zoning for Quality & Affordability (ZQA) and Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) Zoning proposals unless a range of outstanding major concerns are addressed.
The sign once read: “Jesus Would Stone Homos.” Now it says: “You Sodomites and Freaks Have Soiled Harlem.” Frustrated by years of hateful language posted on signage outside of Atlah Worldwide Missionary Church, Harlem neighbors will hold a rally against hate speech on Monday, November 23rd, 2015 outside of 38 W. 123 St. at Lenox…
By Marc Rasbury The New York Jets may have loss more than a game in their 30-24 defeat at the hands of the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. They may have lost their legitimate shot at securing a playoff spot as both their starting QB, Ryan Fitzpatrick and his backup Geno Smith were injured during the…
As diversity becomes the buzzword across all industries, New York Fashion Week (NYFW) is no exception.
Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (July 16, 1862 – March 25, 1931) was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, and an early leader in the civil rights movement.
The black clergymen who had been summoned to Harlem’s Mount Olivet Baptist Church for an emergency meeting on the morning of Monday 10 September 1906, arrived in a state of outrage.
By Tod Roulette This past Memorial Day, Monday May 25th throughout Harlem’s large historic as well as small and quaint parks, people gathered for picnics, an ice cream cone or just to chill out. Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem River Park, Jackie Robinson Park and Morning Side Park were filled with holiday relaxers.
When LIRR workers and the MTA reached an agreement to avoid the strike that would have begun on Sunday, it seemed that Mayor de Blasio and his family would be able to leave for their ten-day Italian vacation on Friday, as scheduled.
It is the presence of strong women in the Broadway musical, ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’ that attracted Saycon Sengbloh to be part of the cast and serves as a reminder of one usually overlooked facet of Tupac Shakur’s enduring legacy: his female empowerment anthems.