Jewish Boy In East Harlem, 1920’s

We love this photo of a Judaica-Jewish Bar Mitzvah boy in one of the many photographic studios in East Harlem, NY, 1920’s. 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.

Senator Adriano Espaillat Calls For ‘Troopergate,’ Resignation

From a statement today by West Harlem Senator Adriano Espaillat: “Deputy Executive Director Bill Baroni’s weeks-overdue resignation marks the conclusion of the first chapter of ‘Troopergate on-the-Hudson,’ but there is more work to be done to ensure the dangerous politicization of public infrastructure does not occur again. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions…

‘Hugs for Harlem’ Director Spent Funds Personally

The director of do-little charity Hugs for Harlem was busted for pilfering city funds meant for after school programs — all while playing the juvenile himself, authorities said. 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.

Allan Houston’s 2nd Annual Charity Poker Tournament

By Seitu Oronde This star-studded charity event at Espace, 635 West 42nd Street, benefited the non-profit, the Allan Houston Legacy Foundation (AHLF) and sponsored by Sean John Fashions. 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.

Ask The Next Mayor?

Hizzoner will face a raft of opportunities and challenges when he takes office in 2014. A budget that’s balanced in name only. Frayed relationships between the police and the communities they serve, especially in the wake of the city’s stop-and-frisk policies. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the…