Only Known Surviving Muslim American Slave Autobiography Goes Online At The Library Of Congress

The Library of Congress has acquired and made available online the Omar Ibn Said Collection, which includes the only known surviving slave narrative written in Arabic in the United States. Continue Reading →

Hundreds Of Bodegas From Harlem To Hollis Will Close Thursday To Protest ‘Muslim Ban’

Hundreds of Yemeni-owned bodegas and grocery stores across NYC’s five boroughs from Harlem to Hollis plan to shut their doors Thursday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., strike organizers say, in protest of President Donald Trump’s recent executive order barring travel to the U.S. from Yemen and six other Muslim-dominant nations. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio To “Fight Nationally And Act Locally” With Faith Leaders

mayor-at-de-blasio-2On Monday, November 14, 2016 in the Blue Room of City Hall, Mayor Bill de Blasio led a discussion with faith leaders to reinforce the Administration’s commitment to protect initiatives that may be at risk during Donald J. Trump’s presidency from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

New York City’s Quality Of Life Gap Worsens, Report Shows

child-with-disability-in-school-wheel-chairIn places like Harlem, New York, inequality hasn’t improved since last year — and has even worsened in some key categories, according to a new analysis released today. Continue Reading →

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