We’ve posted a list that CNN has compiled a pretty comprehensive list of orgs on the ground and how you may make a donation or to contact them: The stories coming out of the Philippines are unimaginable. Rushing water and wind tearing children away from their parents’ arms.
Via EurWeb The National Action Network of Los Angeles, a leading national civil rights group founded by Rev. Al Sharpton calls for a national boycott of hip hop superstar Kanye West new clothing line featuring the confederate flag symbol.
The Rev. Al Sharpton said he and other civil rights leaders had a “brutally honest” meeting Monday with the CEO of Macy’s over racial profiling, and demanded that the department store lay out how they will guarantee the practice doesn’t happen before the holiday shopping season begins.
By Kass I recently had the opportunity to visit the amazing Harlem showroom of CEO, founder and designer Marie Jean-Baptiste of her business RUE 107 brand right before Fashion Week 2012 in NYC.
Ten-year-old Hue-Man Bookstore and Café in Harlem on St. Nicholas Avenue (between 125th and 124th Streets) is the latest bookstore to close its physical space in order to reinvent itself.
On the afternoon of March 19, 1935, Lino Rivera, a 16-year-old Puerto Rican youth, was observed stealing a ten-cent pocket knife from the E. H. Kress 5-10-25 cent store designed by architect Seymour Burrell on 125th street in New York’s Harlem
Taste of Ethiopia, a food business launched in Harlem less than one year ago, is about to get a taste of stardom.
It started out as a way to raise money for the holiday lights on 125th Street in the middle of a recession. Now a collection of Harlem community groups is banding together to promote businesses in the neighborhood. The Promotional Alliance of Harlem consists of the 125th Street Business Improvement District, Harlem Business Alliance, Harlem…
In the 1980s and ’90s, the New York City Department of Sanitation gave Una Mulzac as many as 50 summonses — she did not count them because she had no intention of paying them — for refusing to sweep 18 inches into the street in front of her bookstore.
There is already a bike lane on First Avenue in East Harlem, but except for the occasional delivery person, it’s mostly empty or home to illegally parked cars.
Harlem World Magazine caught up with the very stylish “Blue,” (aka Brad Bathgate, and aka Street Poet), in front of H & M on 125th Street (between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.,).
Famous Footwear, a brand of Brown Shoe Company, Inc., will make Fashion’s Night Out famous for one aspiring runway model.
When it comes to tweaking the household budget to free up cash for unexpected bills, my husband and I have always discovered that the easiest plan is simply to stop spending money. Sure, there’s always household bills that a family can’t avoid such as housing costs, transportation, groceries, and other essentials. But there is also…
A few tips to keep a wedding cheap and within your budget. A wedding is one of life’s “big ticket” items like a house or a retirement account or a car. Whether we want a Harlem wedding or a fairy tale wedding, we all look for ways to cut expenses. Sometimes we do it out…
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.