Public Advocate Letitia James this week released a guide of mental health resources in all five boroughs for members of the LGBT community.
As gay pride celebrations kick off around the country (June is National Pride Month), Harlem held its own Pride kick-off, Monday night, at Hyacinth’s Haven. Sponsored by the city’s Public Advocate, Leticia James, this was her first Black gay Pride kick-off, which she hopes to make an annual event.
The woman’s body lay in a pool of blood, illuminated by police floodlights that shone into bedrooms on a Harlem block.
In the artwork titled, “The Promise” by André St. Clair and Tavet Gillson, a lone traveling subject walks the streets of a rainbow cityscape, under the watchful eyes of a personal deity, seeking a path to self-love and shelter. The image represents the story of many of the nation’s homeless LGBT youth.
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine partners with the Hetrick-Martin Institute to host a panel of young leaders and activists in a conversation on LGBTQ youth homelessness and housing insecurity.
This week the Committee on Courts and Legal Services will hold a hearing on Intro 736, a bill introduced by Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and City Council Member Mark Levine to establish a new Office of Civil Justice.
By Souleo When photographer, Joe Conzo reflects on hip-hop’s early days one word comes to mind: innocence. During the late 1970s he began to document the birth of hip-hop in New York City …
Harlem United today acknowledged the significant investments in health, housing and human services Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature have made in the SY2015-2016 budget.
New York Juvenile Asylum, 175th Street near between 10th and 11th Avenues just north of Harlem in Washington Heights, New York, 1872.
The NY DailyNews reports that this probably isn’t what they mean when they talk about the greening of Harlem.
An informal conversation between friends or family members discussing life “back in the day.” A formal research initiative by cultural institutions to document the past. Recorded interviews via audio or video that are transformed into multidisciplinary presentations. These are the various ways to define the practice of oral history in its attempt to capture the…
It will be a bittersweet moment for readers of, JET magazine when the iconic publication transitions into an all-digital platform, JETmag.com and a subscription app, on its scheduled launch date of June 30.
The City Council has funded almost $12 million in initiatives to support and expand legal services in this year’s budget.
The New York City Fire Department will now have a much greater role in responding to reports of possible gas leaks, according to an order made by Mayor Bill de Blasio in response to the March explosion that leveled two East Harlem buildings and killed eight people.
Ines Moore stirs awake nearly every night to an unmistakable, skin-crawling sound: rats skittering around her apartment in the dark.