Harlem’s Espaillat Introduces COVID-19 Compensation Fund And Memorial To Victims

Representative Adriano Espaillat announced two legislative initiatives today to compensate surviving individuals and families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue Reading →


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A Rare Interview With Harlem Godfather Frank Lucas, 2015 (Video)

Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, born September 9, 1930, is a former heroin dealer and one of the leading drug lords of the 20th century, who operated in Harlem during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Continue Reading →


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Frank Lucas, The Harlem Drug Lord Who Inspired American Gangster, Dies Aged 88

Frank Lucas, the former Harlem, New York drug kingpin whose life was the subject of the 2007 movie American Gangster, has died. Continue Reading →


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Protesting Students Occupy Columbia University In West Harlem 1968 (Video)

Fifty years ago, at the height of protest against the Vietnam War, the actions at Columbia University in Harlem, New York were among the most highly visible and effective. Continue Reading →


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A “Time To Stir, Columbia ’68” From Harlem To Harare

For seven days in April 1968, students occupied five buildings on the campus of Columbia University to protest a planned gymnasium in a nearby links between the university and the Vietnam War, and what they saw as the university’s unresponsive attitude toward students and faculty. Continue Reading →


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GQ Citizen Of The Year Colin Kaepernick Tours Harlem

Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ’s citizen of the year after a period in which his protest against racial and social injustice in the US has seen the former NFL quarterback become one of the most divisive figures in America. Continue Reading →


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God’s Love We Deliver, They Deliver Thanksgiving Meals To Our Veterans From Harlem To Hollis

Over 25% of God’s Love’s clients are Bronx residents. And while most are seniors who are too sick to cook or shop for themselves, hundreds of these seniors are U.S. veterans—many struggling with issues of housing and homelessness, substance abuse, and trauma. Continue Reading →


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