The Impossible is Possible

By Claude Jay The Origin of the Watch Night Service On December 31, people around the world will gather to celebrate waiting and watching as 2009 goes out and the New Year 2010 comes in. Just a short subway ride from Harlem, thousands of people will gather to watch the ball drop In Time Square.…

Rep. Weiner Makes “Hugely Regrettable Mistake”!

After days of denials, a choked-up New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner confessed Monday during a news conference that he tweeted a photo of his bulging underpants was a “hugely regrettable mistake” to a woman and admitted to “inappropriate” exchanges with six women before and after getting married. He apologized for lying but said he…

My Cancer: Only A Small Part of my Life

By Collette Henry In hearing about the many people who have cancer, it never felt so real until I was diagnosed with brain cancer. I’m into my fifth month living with brain cancer. Well, it’s actually been five months since being diagnosed but no one can tell me exactly how long I’ve been living with…

Pure Energy: The Feeling That’s Familiar

Thinking back to last summer a few universal memories come to mind. Michael Phelps helping put swimming on the map. A candidate who advocated change proceeded to redraw the electoral map. And when a certain Vice Presidential candidate said she could see Russia from her front porch, it was clear Sarah Palin should have consulted…

Harlemite Sean John Combs

Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Diddy, and P. Diddy, is an Harlem rapper. He’s a record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Combs was born in Harlem and grew up in Mount Vernon, New York. He worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding Bad…

Morningside Heights

Morningside Heights is a neighborhood of the Borough of Manhattan in New York City and is chiefly known as the home of institutions such as Columbia University, Teachers College, Barnard College, the Manhattan School of Music, Bank Street College of Education, “Grant’s Tomb”, the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, the Riverside Church, the Broadway…