Many U.S. Black And Hispanic Children From Harlem To Hollywood Lack Mental Health Care

k_croom_homeless_inverseBlack and Hispanic children and young adults with mental health issues are about half as likely as their white counterparts to get mental health care, according to a study out last week. Continue Reading →

Understanding Harlem The Ghetto Starts With The First Jewish One, Says Author

harlem and jewish ghettosThis year marks the 500th anniversary of the opening of the Venetian Ghetto, where the city’s Jews were forced to live for nearly 300 years. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rap Stars, Soulja Boy And More, Michael K. Williams “Black Market” Tonight On Viceland

lean on soul jah boyIn his most personal project to date, Michael K. Williams explores underground economies from Harlem to Harare. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: What The Data Really Says About Police And Racial Bias

police-protest-racial-disparity-bias1In an alarming that reaches from Harlem to Hollywood is a story written by Kia Makarechi for Vanity Fair Magazine reports that as the nation reels from a series of high-profile fatal shootings of black men by police officers, many have decried the lack of readily available data on how racial bias factors into American policing. Continue Reading →

First Black Girls Movement Conference Coming To Harlem

girl-smile-Essence Magazine reports that in today’s racially tense climate, sometimes there’s nothing better than having a safe space to hold open and honest conversations.  Continue Reading →