Harlem’s Rangel And Others Honored At Art Splash In Harlem

charles-rangelThe Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center in Harlem is hosting its Fourth Annual Spring Fundraiser, ART SPLASH 2016 on Thursday evening, June 2ndfrom 6 – 9 PM, honoring Congressman Charles B. Rangel, U.S. Representative, 13th Congressional District. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based Raji Ayinla Wins Excellence Award

-Raji Ayinla 6 moreDr. Ram Raju, President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals, today recognized Harlem -based Raji Ayinla (pictured) and 23 other physicians representing all five boroughs for excellence and their commitment to patient care. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s ‘Hamilton’ Breaks Tony Award Nominations 2016

hamiltonThe 2016 Tony Award nominations are in and, as expected, Alexander “Hamilton” who lived in Harlem is poised to win big. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and company all scored nods. Continue Reading →

NYU Lutheran 133rd Annual Dinner Dance At Chelsea Piers

nyu1NYU Lutheran hosted its 133rd Annual Dinner Dance at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Emceed by Gus Rosendale, NBC 4 reporter and anchor, the charity event was attended by more than 500 guests and raised $800,000 to support the expansion of NYU Lutheran’s emergency department. 

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Dione Warwick, Melba Moore, Charles B. Rangel And More Celebrate Harlem’s Black Nuns’

nuns5The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, Inc. (FHM), one of only three orders of Black nuns in the United States, was preparing to phase out in 2014. Continue Reading →

Lisa Price, Marcus Samuelsson, Louis Johnson Jr. And More Honored At Harlem Business Alliance

hba gala1Yesterday evening, Tuesday, March 29, 2016 Harlem Business Alliance (HBA), a New York City nonprofit that services Harlem-based prospective and current business owners, hosted their 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner in MIST Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem YMCA Celebrates Business & Community Leaders And Youth Achievers

Wes Moore (Leo B. Marsh recipient & Key Note Speaker), Roger Arrieux (Achievers In Industry Steering Committee Chair), Valerie Rainford (Managing Director, JP Morgan Chase & Co. and Deloitte Corporate Community Award Recipient) & DeMarco Morgan (CBS New York News Correspondent and the night's Emcee)The Harlem YMCA proudly celebrated the 46th Annual National Salute to Achievers in Industry (bai) Awards Gala at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on March 24th. Continue Reading →

New York Urban League Launches 1st Ever Bethune Fellowship

Bethune FellowshipThe New York Urban League has launched a new initiative called the Bethune Fellowship. Named after Mary McLeod Bethune who was a leading civil rights and education activist and served under the presidential administrations of Herbert Hoover, Calvin Coolidge, and Franklin Roosevelt. Continue Reading →

Misty Copeland Leads List Of Variety’s ‘Power of Women’ Honorees At Ciprani’s

American Ballet Theatre Soloist Misty CopelandVariety, the definitive entertainment industry news source, is pleased to announce the honorees for its Power of Women: New York event to be held at Cipriani Midtown on April 8, 2016. Continue Reading →

NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer Honors Harlem Trailblazer And Others

harlem's faith williamsOn Thursday, February 25, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer hosted his annual Trailblazers event in honor of African-American History Month at Medgar Evers College in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Continue Reading →