Former Harlem Resident, President Obama Is First Guest On New David Letterman Show

We love writing about President Obama since he lived and worked in Harlem while attending Columbia University in West Harlem. Anyway, Essence writes that David Letterman is coming back to TV and he has tapped former President Obama to be his first guest.
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Council Vote To Improve Access To Resources To Help Families From Harlem To Hollis

Today, the Council will vote on bills implementing reporting requirements and improving access to resources to help prevent bullying, including requiring the Department of Education to post contact information for each school. Continue Reading →

Wow, NY First State To Make College Tuition Free From Harlem To The Hudson

Market Watch reports that New York lawmakers have approved a plan to make attending public colleges and universities free for students from middle-class families. Continue Reading →

Rangel Urges President Obama To Enforce Fair Chance Hiring Policies

charles-rangelCongressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, joined Reps. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) and Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA) in urging President Barack Obama to take steps in solidifying fair chance hiring policies in the federal government.  Continue Reading →

Inexpensive Flights To Cuba Are Coming—But When?

GettyImages-165624881As President Obama makes his historic trip to Cuba this week, interest in travel to the island nation is surging, with search engine Hopper reporting a 500 percent increase in search activity on various online agencies over the last year. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Aretha Franklin Sings “You Make Me Feel” At Kennedy Center (video)

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The world was reminded of Aretha Franklin‘s divaness on Tuesday when CBS aired the pre-taped Kennedy Center Honors celebration from Washington, D.C. Continue Reading →