A Message From Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez

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.

Book Launch “The New Communism” By Bob Avakian In Harlem

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.

HW Pick: MLK Suggestions for Riding A Bus (1956)

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.

Join The Rally Against Hate Speech In Harlem

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…

The Raz Report: The Walking Wounded

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…

150th Commemoration of the U.S.C.T. 26th Regiment In Harlem

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.