Our 5LINX family is assisting our friend/business partner Raphael Baccus, President, East Harlem Merchants Association to help those in need after that tragic explosion this week.
As we celebrate American history, the Swann Galleries offer us an opportunity to own it. On Thursday, March 27 Swann Galleries will offer a rich assortment of historical material related to the African experience in the Americas in their 19th annual auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana.
STOP demonizing black LGBT people in Black Church Pulpits! The sad fact is more than half of the congregants in black churches aren’t married ANYWAY–and the kids in Sunday School live in single parent households.
By Eartha Watts Hicks Sad day in Harlem. Gas explosion on 116th Street near Park Avenue, leveling 2 five-story buildings. Many injured. Two female confirmed fatalities so far.
By Souleo Can art serve as a catalyst for revitalizing neighborhoods? It’s a question being explored by two unique art projects: “Back in the Bronx,” a new campaign launched by the Bronx Museum of the Arts and Out to See, an art and music event focused on bringing attention to the South Street Seaport area…
The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is Your Voice at the IRS. They say their job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly, so that we know and understand our rights.
The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) today urged all Manhattan residents 50 and older to undergo a potentially life-saving colon cancer screening as part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March.
We love free and great, and nothing is better than those two words coming together to make no fee based programming and events at one of the greatest institutions (next to the Apollo Theater) in the world, the Lincoln Center.
The Apollo Theater, in collaboration with World Music Institute, presents Africa Now, a four–day music festival spotlighting today’s African music scene.
A great blurry old photo from Jeffrey Perry of Harlemite Hubert Harrison teaching a course on “World Problems of Race” in 1926 on 135th Street in Harlem.
Last night the Frederick E. Samuel Community Democratic Club endorsed the Congressman Charles Rangel for reelection to the United States Congress.
Barbara Askins president of the 125th Street BID was honored with a Bill McCreary Living Legion Awards 2014, during this past Black History Month Award on February 27th, 2014 by Healthfirst.
By Eartha Watts Hicks We continue with the three part interview with Omar Tyree that started in February during Black History month and now continues in March 2014.
The United War Veterans Council (UWVC) Recycling program reported today that it collected a monthly average of 90 tons of clothing and household goods in 2013, keeping 108,000 tons out of landfills and significantly reducing the burden on the city’s waste collection system, while raising revenue for veterans programs.
The High Bridge and Washington Bridge, on the Harlem River, looking south, at piers, wharves and boats along the Harlem River shoreline, 1890.