Rangel And Community Leaders Wear Orange To Call An End To Gun Violence

Harlem Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents New York’s 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Harlem (Upper Manhattan) and parts of the Bronx, joined New York State Assemblyman Keith Wright and leaders of the Harlem community to host a Wear Orange rally. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of…

Arthur Mitchell Honored By Columbia University In Harlem

Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today. 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.

When Convicts Go To College From Harlem To Harare

America spends $80 billion a year keeping criminals behind bars, but research has shown that cost could be reduced by making one thing more accessible to inmates – education. 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.

Mayor Bill de Blasio And Others Announce New Caregiver Law

Today, Mayor de Blasio and New York City Commission on Human Rights Commissioner and Chair Carmelyn P. Malalis announce that new caregiver protections go into effect, protecting people with care giving responsibilities. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with…

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Announce Decline In K-12 Emergency Visits

Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett and Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) First Deputy Commissioner Alba Pico today announced an 85 percent decline in synthetic cannabinoid-related emergency department visits since July 2015. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of…