A Day In The Life Of A Harlem Fintech Exec

With the 2017 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards around the corner, Benzinga profiled Harlem resident German Soto-Sanchez a fintech leader whose companies have applied, he is the global head of corporate development for Cloud9 Technologies. Continue Reading →

Harlem “El Chapo” Likely Stole Key For His Escape

The NY Daily News reports that the East Harlem escapee who likened himself to Mexican drug kingpin “El Chapo” likely swiped the key to open his cell and climbed out the window, prosecutors said Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Man Harassing Iranian Couple In Harlem Subway Sparks Conversation On Facebook

A video of a man apparently cursing and threatening to kill an Iranian couple on a Harlem subway train has sparked a conversation about how to respond to hateful comments and violent threats in public. Continue Reading →

Cam’Ron Talks Reason Mase Became A Pastor

Global Grind reports that Cam’ron has ammo for days when it comes to putting his former comrades secrets on blast. Continue Reading →

Phony Harlem Landowners Sentenced For Deed Fraud

Two men are facing several years in jail for posing as landlords to fraudulently sell buildings — including a Harlem brownstone — that they never even owned, prosecutors announced. Continue Reading →

Conversations In Black Freedom Studies: Black Athletes And The Freedom Struggle

From Muhammad Ali to the Williams sisters, the symbolic politics of black athletes have galvanized the black revolt for social justice. Continue Reading →

Man Shot In Leg Expected To Survive In Harlem

A man was shot in the leg Tuesday afternoon in Harlem, an NYPD spokesman told Patch. Continue Reading →

How Harlem’s A$AP Rocky Revived ’90s Fashion And More

Harlem has defined style since Cristobol Balenciaga visited Harlem in the 1940’s. The Observer reports that in case you haven’t noticed, fashionable types and savvy vintage purveyors are clamoring to get their hands on sporty street-wear from the 1990s. Continue Reading →

CM Rodriguez Strengthens Call For Fair Fares And CitiBike Expansion

At the NYC Council Transportation Committee’s annual preliminary budget hearing, Harlem Chair Ydanis Rodriguez strengthened his call for the city to support lower income New Yorkers with half-priced fares. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Join African Voices Spring Paint & Sip Gathering

On Friday, March 31, 2017, 6:30 pm-9 pm, African Voices presents Aura: A Meditation of Colors in celebration of Spring. Continue Reading →