Harlem Hospital Opens New Dental Center

HHC Harlem Hospital Center today celebrated the opening of its newly renovated and expanded dental clinic. The $6.3 million project brings increased patient capacity along with new dentistry and imaging equipment to a clinic that last year handled over 21,000 patient visits. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the…

RATifcation Program To Widen From Harlem To Hollis

A New York pilot program to root out rats by attacking them in the colonies they set up in parks, subways and sewers has proven so successful that the city is expanding it to all five boroughs, a city official said on Thursday. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness,…

Iris House Summit Keeps the Vision on Women with HIV/AIDS

On Monday, May 4th, Iris House held its Tenth Annual Women as the Face of AIDS Summit, a full day of panels, presentations and workshops to educate and inspire attendees about current trends, challenges and successful programs in waging the war on AIDS.  VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness,…

HCCI “Let Us Break Bread Together” Awards Dinner

Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) celebrated its 13th Annual “Let Us Break Bread Together” Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Marina del Rey in Throgs Neck, NY. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British…

Harlem United Welcomes Cuomo’s Endorsement of the Ending the AIDS

Harlem United, an AIDS service and community health organization founded at the height of the AIDS epidemic in New York City, welcomes Governor Andrew Cuomo’s endorsement of a Blueprint to End AIDS. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with…

Touro in Harlem Celebrates Residency Matches To Hospitals Nationwide

Touro College of Pharmacy students are celebrating their recently-announced residency matches at prestigious institutions throughout the United States and its territories. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 1947 –

Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. was born on April 16, 1947, in Harlem, New York, the only child of Cora Lillian, a department store price checker, and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr., a transit police officer and jazz musician.  VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post…