American Apparel With Stores In Harlem Files For Bankruptcy

american apparelBusiness of Fashion reports that American Apparel Inc., the Los Angeles-based seller of t-shirts and underwear, with two locations in Harlem, filed for bankruptcy protection as it reorganizes its debt. Continue Reading →

Report: Blacks Are Twice As likely To Have Diabetes

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The Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust released Friday, September 18, 2015 the 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America, an official Congressional analysis of the state of African-American health that aims to reversing negative health trends in communities of color from Harlem to Hollywood.

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Harlem B.O.R.N To Style TV Show Returns

born-jonathan-DThe FYI hit show Born to Style has become America’s brand new obsession, with all-star cast of Jonathan Bodrick,Terry Artis, Brandon Hood, Devin Stokes, Kristen E. Brown and JJ Langan. Continue Reading →

App Lets Constituents Help Balance Their Area’s Budget

city budgetIn this era of information, political spending and municipal budgets are still often shrouded in confusion and mystery even though Harlem electeds Mark Levine, and Melissa Mark-Viverito and other New York City Council Members have started Participatory Budgeting. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Clipped Wings They Do Fly” With Bill Duke (video)

bill duke in cryHere’s a trailer for the soon to be released movie “Clipped Wings They Do Fly.” The movie is purposed to bring attention to the Stigmas associated with Mental Illness in our communities from Harlem to Hollywood. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ITVS Digital Call For Submissions


The Independent Television Service (ITVS) is excited to announce a new open funding initiative designed to expand public media’s presence in the digital sphere by funding independent filmmakers from Harlem to Hollywood to develop and pilot original web series for public media’s digital platforms, including, PBS branded YouTube channels and others.  Continue Reading →

Try These 3 Simple Stretches To Ease An Aching Back

harlemexperiencesyoga1Since 80 percent of all adults will experience back pain at some point in their lives from Harlem to Hollywood, the odds aren’t really in your favor says If you often wake up with an achy back, here’s my suggestion: First, try a little mild cardio to warm up, such as power walking (make sure your muscles are warmed up before you begin!). Continue Reading →