Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. was born on April 16, 1947, in Harlem, New York, the only child of Cora Lillian, a department store price checker, and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr., a transit police officer and jazz musician.
With the Zadroga bill’s two critical programs – the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund – set to expire in October 2015 and October 2016 respectively,
Cameron Ezike Giles (born February 4, 1976), better known by his stage nameCam’ron (formerly Killa Cam), is an American rapper, actor and entrepreneur from Harlem, New York.
By Diane Alford On Saturday, Sept 6th, Dennis Mitchell offered free hair cuts to children going back to school. Judge Greg Mathis of the Judge Mathis TV court show also pays a visit to Denny Moe’s Superstar barbershop in Harlem.
“..It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people’s minds..” –Samuel Adams (Each one reach one! Yes, we can make a difference!) Our Mission Statement: Military Women In Power. Ltd The organization was formed to provide aid to Female Soldiers/Veterans. We‘re a two Female Veteran…
FreshDirect, a leading online fresh food grocer, announced today that it has named Harlemite Larry Scott Blackmon Vice President, Community and Government Affairs.
National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD), a national mobilization initiative officially proclaimed in July 2013, is aimed at reducing the high incidence of Hepatitis C infection in black communities.
Al Sharpton hasn’t always had the best relationship with the Jewish community.
As Michelle Kwan chats with members of Figure Skating in Harlem, she sees a whole lot of herself in the young girls.
By William Gillespie, M.D. Every year, thousands of smokers vow to quit smoking and every year most of them fail. Too many people try to quit on their own and fall back into cigarettes through habit and addiction.
Congressman Rangel invites the Harlem World Magazine readers to the celebration Of Women’s History Month hosted by the congressman.
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…
Richard Benjamin Moore, 1893–1978, was an African-Caribbean civil rights activist and prominent communist. He was also one of the advocates of the term African American as opposed to Negro.
History of National Women’s History Month As recently as the 1970’s, women’s history was virtually an unknown topic in the K-12 curriculum or in general public consciousness.
The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund announced Wednesday at a press briefing during of the 17th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit it is imperative corporations cease locking out minorities on corporate boards and financial transactions.