Rudy’s World: Borough President Talked The Talk And Walked The Walk-In Harlem

Photographs by Rudy Collins

On Tuesday, August 25th, 2020, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer talked the talk and walked the walk-in by dropping off masks to small businesses on Lenox Avenue from 130th to 120th Streets in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Juneteenth, Black Lives Matter And More From Harlem To Harare

Photographs by Rudy Collins

The African Center hosted a Black Lives Matter ceremony in honor of Juneteenth, Breona Taylor, George Floyd, Eric Garner, Armuad Arbery, and the other lives that matter in Harlem.

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The COVID Crisis: Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Johnson Announce Plans To Implement Miles Of Safe Streets

As the weather gets warmer and New York City’s fight against COVID-19 stretches into the summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson today announced plans to implement at least 40 miles of street closures. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: The 50th Harlem African American Parade 2019 (Photographs)

By Rudy Collins

On Saturday, September 14th, 2019, The 50th Harlem African American parade was filled with pride, residents, marching bands and politicians. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Harlem Week 2019 Was In Full Swing

By Lil Nickelson

On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio stated, “You have provided proof to me that Harlem maybe a few blocks farther north, but tonight Gracie Mansion is Harlem. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: National Black Theater’s Pop Up Performance On 125th Street In Harlem

By Rudy Collins

On Saturday, June 15th, 2019, the National Black Theater performers (performing “125th & Freedom”) the drums and trumpet slowly played and danced 125th Street from 1st Avenue across to the Westside. Continue Reading →