AOL MAKERS Launches App MAKERS STORIES For Our Girls

AOL’s MAKERS, a women’s leadership platform that highlights the stories of groundbreaking women today to create the leaders of tomorrow, announced today the launch of the MAKERS STORIES app. 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.

Two Bills For People With Disabilities Signed Into Law

Today Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law Council Members Helen Rosenthal and Ritchie Torres’ legislation to expand access for people with disabilities attending events held by the City and interacting with city agencies. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in…

Apply To The 2016 Partnerships Academy Fellowship

 Dear Community Park Group Leaders in Harlem, THERE’S STILL TIME to apply to the 2016 Partnerships Academy Fellowship program.  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.

Apply For The Partnerships Academy Fellowship 2016

Partnerships Academy Fellowship runs from February – August of 2016 and is geared towards community groups who are committed to getting to the next level of their development. 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.

New York City The Greenest City In America

With October being National Energy Awareness Month and 71 percent of Americans today supporting efforts to protect the environment, the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Greenest Cities in America and found that NYC is the greenest in America. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for…

Dining With Miss Lil: BMA 1st Annual Awards Reception

By Lil Nickelson Growing up in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem in the 1960s and 1970s, I don’t recall any vacant commercial real estate spaces on Amsterdam Avenue, Broadway, Convent Avenue or St. Nicholas Avenue from like 135th Street up to 155th Street.  VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of…

One Hundred Black Men NY Awarded ‘Chapter Of The Year”

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York (OHBM) received the 2014-2015 Chapter of the Year Award for Leadership in Economic Empowerment from 100 Black Men of America, Inc. at its 29th Annual Conference, “Gateways to Success & Sustainable Wealth,” held on Friday June 5 at the Hilton America in Houston, TX. VIDEO “We re-imagine,…