Harlemite’s Plan For El Barrio A Capital Of Latino Theater

Welcome To Harlem blog posted an article regarding a East Harlem playwright who wants to make El Barrio the city’s undisputed Latino cultural center by designating an uptown theater district that would showcase four underutilized auditoriums. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is…

de Blasio Calls $500K-Per-Unit Harlem Housing ‘Affordable’

A day after Mayor Bill de Blasio and other high-ranking elected officials lauded the completion of a permanently affordable apartment building in Harlem’s Sugar Hill section Monday, some housing experts are raising questions about its cost. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is…

Rev. Dr. Amy Butler First Woman To Lead Riverside Church

Marking a historical milestone, on Sunday, June 8, the congregation of The Riverside Church called the Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, “Pastor Amy,” as the seventh senior minister of the historic Church—making her the first woman to lead the church in its 87-year history.  VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness,…

Tenants’ Rights Day In Harlem

Every Harlemite and New Yorker deserves a safe and livable home. Since I took office, I have been working hard to make sure that we protect tenants in my district and the entire city.  VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership…

Gov’s Ball Gives $10K to Harlem Explosion Victims

Organizers for the Governors Ball Music Festival are looking to lend a helping hand to the victims of the East Harlem building explosion earlier this year. 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.

Walmart Donations $2.5 M To Harlem School

The Walton Family, which owns a majority stake in the Walmart, has given at least $350 million to causes they deem worthy, included $2.5 million to a Harlem school and other New York City charter schools attended by thousands of students. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the…

Harlem Student, Hears For The First Time Thanks To Lenox Hill

A 20-year-old Harlem student who has spent the majority of his life in silence has been given the chance to hear clearly after being fitted with a state-of-the-art hearing aid. 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.