Seitu’s World: The Second Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo Was Hot!

By Seitu Oronde This week Seitu travels to the Second Annual New York City Hot Sauce Festival 2014 on March 29-30 at the Penn Plaza Pavilion at 401 7th Avenue. 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.

10 Things To Know About The Taxpayer Advocate Service

The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is Your Voice at the IRS. They say their job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly, so that we know and understand our rights. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with…

Safer Park Ave In Harlem, Council Looks at Transportation

This week, a slate of walking and biking improvements are on tap for East Harlem Community Board will host a public discussion with DOT, and the City Council transportation committee will hold an oversight hearing on transportation spending. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This…

Notes on Culture from Tod Roulette

A Saint from TriBeCa: Pierre Toussaint’s New York Pierre Toussaint, a 23 year old slave, arrived in New York in 1797 a refugee from the revolution in Saint-Domingue. 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 Joins One Billion Rising Flashmob On Violence Against Women

At Judson Church on Thompson street in downtown Manhattan, there is a slow trickle of women in red and pink leg warmers and hoodies entering the dimly lit auditorium. 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.

1, 2, And 3 Trains Suspended In Harlem

Due to signal problems 1, 2, and 3 trains are now suspended in both directions between 96th Street and Chambers Street in Manhattan. 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.