Rep. Charles Rangel Debate Telephone Skit Ridicules Opponents

After a rugged first debate last month where he fended off attacks from his two main challengers, incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel came out swinging in a second debate Wednesday evening. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get more at…

SOLSTICE STEPS, Dances For A Variable Population

Using the power of dance to create community, Dances For a Variable Population (DVP), will present three performances of Solstice Steps on the days surrounding the 2014 summer solstice. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get more at Harlem…

City Unveils 10-year $41B Housing Plan

CrainsNewYork reports that on Monday morning, Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his administration’s ambitious plan to build and preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing, one that he says will house half a million people at a cost of more than $41 billion over the next decade. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark…

HW Pick: Crossing “96th Street” (video)

We want to thank Jorja Hudson for sending Harlem World Magazine this painfully funny video about crossing “96th Street” for Chonuts by the folks at Low Budget Sketch Show. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get more at Harlem…

Dining With Miss Lil: Minton’s Playhouse is a Must

By Lil Nickelson The last time I was in Minton’s Playhouse was in May 2102.  With the permission of the owner of the space New York businessman Richard Parsons, Jazzmobile, Inc. hosted jazz music here as part of their contribution to the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival 2012. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie…

Two Free weeks of Summer Youth Camp, Job Opps and More!

WHDC has two great opportunities for children, teens and young adults this summer. We are conducting a lottery for two free weeks of summer camp at Columbia University (ages 6 to 12), and we are funding 200 Summer Youth Employment positions for West Harlem youth (ages 14 to 24).  VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth…

Souleo: More Than Enough White Children’s Books?

A young boy fights bullying while celebrating Basant, a springtime kite-flying festival in “King For A Day.” A group of kids transform their bodies into the letters A-Z in “AFRO-BETS ABC Book.” VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get…