Interview: Harlem Writer Yolande Brener

The latest installment of our Harlem Interview series, where we get to know the people in our neighborhood: I am lying on my bed in my West Harlem apartment. It’s mostly white in here, except for  my bookshelf which is overflowing.

HW Remix: Knocking on Harlem’s Door

We thought this story by Chris Smith that orignally ran in the NYMagazine on November 3, 2010 would be informative as we head into the primary elections in June 2014. It’s a campaign-kickoff rally straight out of the playbook: festive red-white-and-blue posters, lapel buttons featuring the smiling candidate, a soundtrack of upbeat and strenuously unobjectionable…