The Legendary Vertner Woodson Tandy, The First African American Registered Architect In NY State

Harlem‘s Vertner Woodson Tandy, May 17, 1885 – November 7, 1949, was an American architect. Continue Reading →


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Spending Only 10 Minutes, Only 10 Minutes Out In Nature Can Help Students Reduce Stress

College students can experience a great deal of stress when trying to keep up with their schoolwork and other commitments. Continue Reading →


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Harlemite Christiane Collins Fought Columbia University To Preserve Harlem’s Parks

Sources report that Christiane Crasemann Collins was born in Hamburg Germany, and immigrated first to Chile and then to the United States. Continue Reading →


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Join The Harlem Week 2017 “Hackathon” At The Air & Space Museum

Calling all Harlem space nerds! From August 1-6, 2017 immerse yourself in all things interstellar at the Space & Science Festival, hosted by the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Nonprofit Partners With Cornell University To Help Close Unemployment Gap

The nonprofit STRIVE New York has broadened its impact on urban youth unemployment by partnering with eCornell and local city organizations to launch Serve UP Harlem, an initiative to prepare 18- to 24-year-olds for career paths in food service and hospitality. Continue Reading →


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College Students Spend Spring Break Building Working With Harlem Grown

While many of their friends are off at the beach or elsewhere kicking back this week, a group of Cornell University students is spending their spring break sleeping on a church floor, waking up at dawn, and getting their hands dirty. And they’re enjoying it. Continue Reading →


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NYC’s Hospital System Works In “Jim Crow-Style Racial Segregation,” Study Shows

It’s already semi-common knowledge that NYC’s school system is the most racially segregated in the country. Continue Reading →


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