Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement on his efforts calling on both local officials and congressional leaders to extend protections to the millions of freelance and gig workers in the American economy.
NYS Elected Officials and advocates gathered in Upper Manhattan to celebrate the new voting rights reform and to encourage their community about the importance of exercising their right to vote.
U.S. Congressmen and Harlemite Adriano Espaillat, Jim Langevin and Raúl Grijalva today introduced the Supporting Providers of English Language Learning (SPELL) Act.
Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Senator Robert Jackson, Assembly Members Al Taylor and Carmen De La Rosa,
By Lil Nickelson The Luminary Award Dinner for the 5th Annual Harlem EatUp Festival was a memorable event held on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at Ginny’s Supper Club in the lower level of Red Rooster Harlem.
Harlem resident Roger Jason Stone Jr., born August 27, 1952…
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem’s Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and NYC & Company today announced that the City will welcome an all-time record 60.3 million visitors by year’s end, surpassing the 60 million visitor milestone for the first time ever, and representing the seventh consecutive year of travel and tourism growth for the City.
Sufi Abdul Hamid (born Eugene Brown) (January 6, 1903 in Lowell, Massachusetts – July 30, 1938) was an African-American religious and labor leader, and among the first African converts to Islam, accused of Anti-Semitism.
Stephanie St. Clair, 1886 – 1969, was a bookmaker in Harlem. Madam St. Clair was born of mixed French and African descent on Martinique.
By Udo Salters On Saturday February 7th, the African Burial Ground National Monument in Lower Manhattan featured David Mills’ dramatic performance of Langston Hughes’ work for Black History Month.
By Messy Nessy Chic The weekend is fast approaching, we’re looking forward to letting our hair down, maybe go dancing, listen to some music and have a glass or two.
The NY Times writes George Washington slept there, but, oh, to have been a fly on the wall of that mansion in Harlem Heights, Manhattan’s oldest surviving house, a few decades later, when Eliza Bowen moved uptown from what became Reade Street to live there with her husbands, Stephen Jumel and (again) Aaron Burr. (One…
If one walks along Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard (aka Seventh Avenue) in Harlem today, they will see, for the first time in over 90 years, a vacant lot on the east side of the thoroughfare between West 137th and West 138th Streets.
By Richard Daub This is part three and four in a six part series. Photo of the tour guide. I was also curious about what the outside perception of Harlem. Having grown up on Long Island in the 1980s, Harlem was simply a place that you did not go.
By Richard Daub This is part one in a six part series, the remaining five posts will follow every other week for the next two months. They pass by every half-hour right outside my apartment window. The double-decker buses loaded with tourists rolling down Broadway and past our building on West 133rd before swinging a…