Harlem’s James Blake And Others Swing At City Parks Foundation Tennis Benefit Auction

City Parks Foundation (CPF), the only nonprofit whose mission is to offer programs in public parks in the five boroughs, will, for the first time, hold its 23rd annual CityParks Tennis Benefit as a digital auction during the US Open. Continue Reading →


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HW Pick: “Ways Of Grace,” Harlem’s James Blake New Book

Inspired by Arthur Ashe’s bestselling memoir Days of Grace, a collection of positive, uplifting stories of seemingly small acts of grace from across the sports world that have helped to bridge cultural and racial divides. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s James Blake And City Of NY Announce A New Fellowship Program

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB), tennis professional and Harlemite James Blake today announced the creation of the CCRB Fellowship program. Continue Reading →


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Women’s Power At The New York City Marathon 2015

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The winners for the women’s race and women’s wheelchair race have been crowned, for the 2015 New York City Marathon. Continue Reading →


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NYPD To Start Tracking Use Of Force

stop and frisk in harlem1Police Commissioner William Bratton is set to announce an explicit set of guidelines and a new tracking system to document officers’ use of force. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Junior Tennis Star And Ex-Tennis Pro James Blake Wrongly Arrested

james-blake-getty_635x250_1441846730Internal affairs detectives are investigating claims by former tennis professional James Blake that he was thrown to the ground and then handcuffed while mistakenly being arrested Wednesday at a hotel, police said.

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Harlem Tennis & Birthday Salute To Mayor Dinkins

564938d6-f8bd-4f8b-8405-d4620145d333Mayor Dinkins is excited about sharing the program kick-off birthday celebration with friends and families on July 11th. Continue Reading →


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