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Salters Scene: Apollo Theater 2015 Spring Gala

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By Udo Derrick Salters

The Apollo Theater 2015 Spring Gala on Monday, June 6th was a great night at the Apollo. Hosting duties were handled by Extra TV Correspondent A. J. Calloway. Continue Reading →

The Marni Duffel Bag For Harlem Travel

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We love this duffel bag with woven trim, leather handles and piping, the interior has pockets and contrasted lining perfect for a trip across town for the Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights on 104th Street and Fifth Avenue or to Inwood for Yinka Shonibare MBE: Colonial Arrangements at the Jumel Mansion before it closes on August 31, 2015. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Samuel Jesse Battle, A Career Of Firsts

samuel jSamuel Jesse Battle (born January 16, 1883 in New Bern, North Carolina). His parents were among the last generation born into Southern slavery, and his own birth in 1883 was notable for another benchmark: At 16 pounds, he was the biggest baby ever recorded in North Carolina. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s ‘One Righteous Man’ By Arthur Browne

arthur browns bookAn early reader of this portrait of Samuel Jesse Battle harkened back to the Old Testament, verse three of Psalm 106: “Blessed are they who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times!” Continue Reading →

Prep Kids Home Alone For Summer Burglary Season In Harlem

homeinvasionBy: J. Hart, Force Training Institute

Nearly 2 million home burglaries are reported in the United States each year, the majority of these burglaries occur in the summer months and the fact that More People Shot In Harlem So Far Then All Of Last Year for 2015. Continue Reading →

NYC Department of Ed Pre-K Waitlists For Harlemites

harlem search school nyc1On June 29th, pre-K waitlists are opening today! The NYC Department of Education is trying to make it as easy as possible for every family from Harlem to Hollis to find a great program and register their child. Continue Reading →