HW Pick: “Images Of America East Harlem,” A Great Read Any Time Of The Year
DC: The 2017 Raheem DeVaughn, Doug E. Fresh And Friends Concert (Photographs)
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Black Lightning A Hero In The Harlem’s Of The World (Video)

Black Lightning is an American television series that airs on The CW, based on the DC Comics character of the same name.  Continue Reading →

Harlem United Commends Governor Cuomo For His Continued Commitment To Critical Social & Economic Justice Principles

Harlem United, a nationally recognized housing, health and human services organization, commends Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s continued commitment to improving the lives of all New Yorkers with his 2018 agenda of critically important social and economic policies. Continue Reading →

Winners Of Non-Televised 49th NAACP Image Awards (Red Carpet Photographs)

The winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards in the non-televised categories were announced during a gala dinner celebration that took Sunday, January 14, 2018, at the Pasadena Conference Center – the event was hosted by The Real’s Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley. Continue Reading →

Met Orchestra Musicians And Gale Brewer Perform At Harry Belafonte Library In Harlem (Photographs)

Members of the MET Orchestra were joined by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer at The New York Public Library’s Harry Belafonte Branch at 203 West 115th Street in Harlem to perform a FREE “Musical Read-Aloud” for children and families. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s State Senator Marisol Alcántara On Passage Of ‘Card Check’ Bill

Statement from State Senator Marisol Alcántara:

As a former organizer for the New York Nurses Association, I know that collective bargaining is critical to our workforce in New York and across the nation. Continue Reading →

Former NY Giants Star Quarterback And World Champion Phil Simms To Host Big Game Viewing Party

Okay, Harlem football fans, we know Phil Simms may have coined the phrase “I’m going to Disney World” following his Big Game win in 1987, but the legendary quarterback is ‘going to Empire City Casino’ for this year’s Big Game. Continue Reading →

NYC Financed Record Number Of Affordable Homes In 2017, And A Pot Tax Could Fund The Future

As we look at the future of affordable housing from Harlem to Hollis, we may consider the Forbes projected $240 million and $1.4 billion of medical marijuana tax dollars per year to pay some of the cost of the housing (these numbers do not include legalized recreational marijuana taxes). Continue Reading →

The Winners Of The 49th NAACP Image Awards (Red Carpet Photographs)

The winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced tonight during the live broadcast from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium which aired on TV One (see complete winners list below). Continue Reading →

Met Orchestra Musicians Play Free At Harry Belafonte Branch Library In Harlem

Members of the MET Orchestra will be joined by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer at The New York Public Library’s Harry Belafonte Branch to perform a “Musical Read-Aloud!” Continue Reading →

UMEZ Arts Engagement Is A New Grant Program For Uptown Artists And Arts Orgs

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) is thrilled to announce its partnership with the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation (UMEZ) and the launch of UMEZ Arts Engagement. Continue Reading →

Community Rally In Support Of Ydanis, Jumaane, Immigration And Human Rights

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

We are a country built by immigrants from all over the world, who regardless of their legal status, make countless economic, social, and cultural contributions to this country. Continue Reading →

Rev. Sharpton Hits Trump With Mickey D Joke In Harlem

Free Beacon reports that Harlem’s Rev. Al Sharpton hit President Donald Trump for his weight during comments marking Martin Luther King Jr., Day in Harlem, quipping he should order three Big Macs instead of two. Continue Reading →

Jackie Ormes, Creator Of Torchy Brown in Dixie to Harlem Inducted In Harlem Of Fame

Jackie Ormes, August 1, 1911 – December 26, 1985, is known as the first African-American woman cartoonist and creator of the Torchy Brown comic strip and the Patty-Jo ‘n’ Ginger panel. Continue Reading →