Gentrification Stops Harlem Grandmother From Relocating

An East Harlem grandmother is living in a hell hole. Collapsing hallway ceilings, moldy walls nor dozens of padlocked doors won’t deter Audrey Quantano, 58, from moving out of 2049 Fifth Ave. — even though her neighbors left the hovel for safer digs eight months ago. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and…

Sen. Espaillat Rips Sell By GHCC

Greater Harlem Housing Development Corporation owns this slice on West 135th Street in central Harlem. 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.

Air Quality Concern in Harlem After Explosion

East Harlem residents are still having trouble breathing nearly two weeks after a gas leak leveled two buildings. 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.

The Harlem Explosion Death Toll Rises To 7

A seventh person has been confirmed killed by an explosion that flattened two New York City apartment buildings. 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.

NYCHA Free of Financial Handcuffs

In Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “tale of two cities,” New York’s public housing projects clearly stood as a city of have-nots and a tale of woe. 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.

The Roman Catholic Benevolent Society, Harlem, 1846

The Roman Catholic Benevolent Society, established in 1817, was the oldest charitable institution in the Archdiocese of New York. 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.

Hamilton Theatre in Harlem, 1915

Constructed in 1912-13 as a vaudeville house during one of NewYork’s theater building booms, the Hamilton Theater is located in the Hamilton Heights area of Harlem. 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.