Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) will host a series of program events, beginning with a free hardhat “pop-up” exhibition open to the public for the first time at the 1885 historical landmark firehouse (120 E. 125th Street).
The NYPD recruits Muslim informants to spy in mosques, cafes, and other social locations from Harlem to Hollis, according to a New York Times report. A task unit known as the Citywide Debriefing Team was created after Sept. 11th and targeted arrestees to cut deals in exchange for snitching.
More than 1,000 low-wage workers from around the city joined hands today with interfaith clergy members and labor officials for a historic “Faith and Justice” walk to Harlem’s Riverside Church, urging Albany to let cities around the state to set their own minimum wages.
Union Settlement Association (http://www.unionsettlement.org), Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service (http://www.littlesistersfamily.org) and The Boys’ Club of New York (http://www.bcny.org) today announced the award of a $125,000 grant from the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation.
Reverend Al Sharpton is calling for the NBA to investigate Donald Sterling ASAP — telling TMZ Sports, “No one should be allowed to own a team if they have in fact engaged in this kind of racial language.”
Lennie Bennett, the Times Art Critic elequently reviews Aaron Siskind’s “Harlem Document” work in Harlem during the 1930’s. Harlem is many things to many people since the 17th century when the Dutch established it as a military outpost in upper Manhattan.
iFunding, America’s number one real estate crowdfunding platform, welcomes former New York Governor David A. Paterson to its team.
The NYTImes article reports that the grizzled incumbent trumpeted his experience, pounding on the table for emphasis while insisting, to laughter, that he wouldn’t cling to his seat “till I drop dead.”
Curberd NY writes that designer Karim Rashid is known mostly for his colorful interiors, now he has unleashed some eye-popping exteriors in East Harlem with the help of developer HAP Investments.
March 31st is a significant day for President Barack Obama and his administration. It marks the deadline for registration for the Affordable Care Act and whether or not it is a success.
An gas leak explosion in Harlem last week killed eight people, injured more than 60, and left dozens suddenly homeless.
One out of five New Yorkers do not have health insurance; many New Yorkers are now eligible to purchase lower-cost health insurance through the Affordable Care Act First Lady Chirlane McCray, Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett and Incoming HRA Commissioner Steven Banks today launched a media campaign urging New Yorkers to sign up for health…
Williana “Liane” Jones Burroughs, 1882–1945, was an American teacher, communist political activist, and politician.
Sitting in his Harlem home, the pianist Vijay Iyer considered his new weekly commute to Cambridge, Mass. “I’m still not sure how this will work,” he said.
New York City is home to hundreds of ethnic and immigrant groups from around the world, including Africans. But until recently, the African diaspora lacked a center dedicated to their needs, especially regarding HIV/AIDS prevention, counseling and treatment.