Shirley Chisholm’s Harlem Years 1946-1950’s first black woman elected to the United States Congress,

Shirley Anita Chisholm (née St. Hill; November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author. Continue Reading →

Roger Stone, Keeper Of The Nixon Flame, Husband, Performance Artist And Harlem Resident

Harlem resident Roger Jason Stone Jr., born August 27, 1952…

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Harlem And Hacks, The Inside Story Of The Break-ins And Breakdowns By Donna Brazile

Hacks, from Donna Brazile, former DNC chair and legendary political operative, an explosive and revealing new look at the 2016 election: the first insider account of the Russian hacking of the DNC, the missteps by the Clinton campaign and Obama administration that enabled a Trump victory and a book dedication to “Harlem’s finest, my aunt Lucille.” Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rangel Throws Cuomo Hat In Ring For 2020 Presidential Run

The Daily Star reports that Cuomo, who turns 60 years old in December 2017, is being talked up by a number of Democrats, including former Rep. Charles Rangel. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: A John F. Kennedy Centennial Reflection

By Michael McQuillan

Should it surprise us that John Kennedy came late to civil rights? Continue Reading →

Charges Dropped Against Trump Tower Protesters Al Sharpton’s Daughter

More than a dozen people arrested during two protests outside Trump Tower — including ​the ​Rev. Al Sharpton’s daughter and Eric Garner’s mom — were told Monday that their cases would be dropped if they stayed out of trouble. Continue Reading →

Frank Pellegrino Rao’s Owner And Sopranos Actor In East Harlem Passes

The joke was that even Frank Pellegrino couldn’t get a table at Rao’s, the famed 10-table restaurant in East Harlem that his family owned for more than 100 years. Continue Reading →

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