Firefighters are trying to find further victims trapped beneath the rubble of the apartment blocks, with the death toll expected to rise.
By Seitu OrondeSeitu was at the Rev. Jesse Jackson Wall Street and Rainbow Push event. Here is Jessie Jackson, and Rev Dr. James Forbes at The Riverside Church in Harlem.
C.T. Vivian, one of the most respected members of the Civil Rights Movement and recent recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, joins Civil Rights Movement, Schomburg Director, in an open-ended conversation about the struggle for racial equality over the last 50 years.
State Senator Adriano Espaillat, Assembly Member Gabriela Rosa, and Council Members Mark Levine and Ydanis Rodriguez are calling for the state to create a dedicated fund for bicycle and pedestrian projects.
Join the 1199SEIU Benefit Fund Staff Association, and president Malkia King, and the African American Caucus of SEIU (AFRAM NY Chapter) in honor of Black History Month and Mother’s Who Lost Children To Gun Violence with: Sybrina Fulton / Trayvon Martin, Constance Malcolm / Ramarley Graham, Harlem’s Jackie Rowe- Adams / Anthony Bouldon and Tyrone Bouldon,…
Hillary Clinton took a break from paid speeches and award ceremonies on Tuesday to meet instead with a group of mostly Hispanic parents and children in East Harlem to highlight her family foundation’s early childhood development initiatives.
By Seitu Oronde Today represents what would have been the 85th birthday of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,. People assembled from all over the city to help celebrate this legend.
Two years ago, Chastity Ciprian said she asked about the two top-floor apartments, long vacant in her four-story building at Harlem River Houses, a public-housing project at the northern tip of Manhattan.
According to Streetsblog.org they say that with Harlem’s Community Board 10, there is apparently no such thing as a street redesign worth pursuing.
Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio is hoping to publicly shame apartment owners who’ve violated the law by not fixing their buildings. He’s added 318 landlords to his third annual list of 2011 the worst in the city.