Clergy From Harlem To Hollis Call For Public Hearings On NYC Real Estate Trade At Black Caucus

An ecumenical non-profit, comprised of mostly African-American pastors from Harlem to Hollis, is calling on the State Legislature to hold a public hearing to address the lack of diversity in the city’s construction and development industry. Continue Reading →

Harlem Reverends And Others Slam Candidate Cynthia Nixon’s ‘Reparations’ Comment

NY Daily News reports that a group of African-American clergy wrote to gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon, ripping her comment that legalized pot licenses could serve as reparations for the drug war and demanding a formal apology.

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Protest Hits Cuomo Over Lack Of Female And Minority Appointments

Asian, African-American and Hispanic business and religious leaders demonstrated outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Manhattan office this afternoon to pressure the Democrat to diversify the leadership of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Continue Reading →

Harlem Pastor Sentenced To Prison In Child Molestation Case

A ​former church ​pastor recently convicted of molesting a six-year-old girl was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday, the Queens District Attorney announced. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Keith Wright To Announce Bid For Rangel’s Seat

a-Rep rangelIn an emailed advisory on Friday, Assemblyman Keith Wright of Harlem announced he will kick off a campaign to replace Rep. Charles Rangel in Congress next year at a prayer breakfast in the Bronx on Saturday. Continue Reading →


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