Seitu’s World: The Book Expo Show 2018 (Photos)

From Friday, May 30 to June 1, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was at The Book Expo Show 2018, Javits Center in New York, NY.

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First Lady McCray Unviels Women.NYC Dedicated To Helping Women Succeed

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray (above) and Deputy Mayor of Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen today unveiled Women.NYC
, a new initiative to  support the advancement of women in their careers and help make New York City fairer for working women. Continue Reading →

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Salmonella From Eggs Sickens From Harlem To Hollis

A source reports that a salmonella outbreak has been traced back to eggs is continuing to sicken people, with another two cases reported in New York state in the past month, according to the Centers for Disease Control.  Continue Reading →

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New York City Launches First Blockchain Initiatives

Kicking off CoinDesk’s annual flagship Consensus conference as the opening keynote, NYCEDC President and CEO James Patchett today announced plans to plant a flag in New York City’s growing blockchain industry. Continue Reading →

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Stay Ahead Of The Curve And Boost Your Bottom Line With AMP NYC

Presented by the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), AMP NYC is a three-month accelerator for Media and Entertainment businesses looking to increase business, elevate their brands, expand audience reach, and respond to rapidly changing shifts in the market. Continue Reading →

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New York City To Enforce New, Expand Calorie Labeling Rule

Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett announced announced that the City will being enforcing updated calorie labeling rules today. Continue Reading →

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Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Establishing Residential Parking Permits In NYC

At today’s City Council stated meeting, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez will introduce a bill that would create a citywide residential parking permit in New York City. Continue Reading →

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New York Just Passed A Bill Banning Cops From Having Sex With People In Custody

Yes! State lawmakers in New York passed a bill Thursday to prohibit cops from having sex with people in custody, closing a legal loophole that has let police avoid sexual assault convictions by claiming sex with detainees was consensual. Continue Reading →

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Mayors Office Releases First Report To Make NYC The Most Immigration Inclusive City In The USA

Mayor Bill de Blasio‘s Office of Immigrant Affairs today launched its first-ever annual report. MOIA’s 2017 Annual Report, “State of Our Immigrant City,” provides a demographic snapshot of the city’s immigrant communities, the barriers they face. Continue Reading →

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Cybersecurity Companies Bringing Jobs To NYC, Following de Blasio’s Cyber NYC Initiative

From the stage of Cybertech TLV, one of the world’s largest convenings of the cybersecurity industry, NYCEDC President and CEO James Patchett made the case for New York City as a second home for international firms and announced a swell of new expansions from major industry players. Continue Reading →

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New York State Falls To 40th In The U.S. In Jobs For People With Disabilities

Today, Respectability reports that even as the national economy improves, New Yorkers with disabilities are left behind, which means Harlemites will be left behind. Continue Reading →

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NYC Man Indicted On Charges Related To Throwing “Molotov Cocktail,” In East Harlem Bar

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Ashan M. Benedict, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (“ATF”)… Continue Reading →

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Amazon’s Treasure Truck At A Select Whole Foods Market Coming To NY

Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced that Treasure Truck will pop-up at various Whole Foods Market locations across the country with new offers and incentives. Continue Reading →

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NYC Announces 5,000 More High School Students Participated In Mentorship Programs

To celebrate national mentoring month, Chief Service Officer Paula Gavin and Schools Chancellor Carmen Faria announced that 25,000 high school students and 10,000 mentors participated in programs associated with the NYC Youth Mentoring Initiative. Continue Reading →

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Salters Scene: Once On This Island Cast At Cove Lounge In Harlem

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On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018, cast members of  Once On This Island were at Harlem’s Cove Lounge in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Interview: Omelika Kuumba Spelman College’s Drum Major From Harlem To Harare

By Robert Walker

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Omelika Kuumba is Spelman College’s Instructor of African Dance Forms in the Department of Dance Performance & Choreography that has been a figurative “Drum Major” for the many students who are touched by her grace, focus and ability to unlock that God-given talent inside each one to achieve a quality of life beyond dance. Continue Reading →

NYU Tando And NYC Cyber Command Launch NY Cyber Fellow Masters Degree Program

New York University Tandon School of Engineering, in partnership with New York City Cyber Command, today launched the New York Cyber Fellows, a unique, affordable online cybersecurity master’s degree program. Continue Reading →

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Why New York City’s Rapidly Rising Snowfall Totals Are No Holiday Miracle

When “White Christmas” was written in 1942, Irving Berlin had good reason to yearn for the snows “just like the ones [he] used to know.” Continue Reading →

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NYC Emergency Management Urges New Yorkers To Prepare For Extreme Cold

The New York City Emergency Management Department today urged New Yorkers to prepare for bitterly cold temperatures and wind chills through the rest of the week. Continue Reading →

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First Lady McCray, Cities Thrive Coalition Asks Congress To Increase Funding For Critical Health Programs

The Cities Thrive Coalition, led by the First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, today sent a letter signed by nearly 100 bipartisan mayors to congressional leadership outlining priorities for the Fiscal Year 2018 government funding package. Continue Reading →

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NYC Emergency Management Launches New Winter PSA & Podcast Series

The New York City Emergency Management Department has launched a new public service announcement (PSA) to prepare New Yorkers for winter weather hazards. Continue Reading →

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Health Department Releases 2nd Annual Update On Take Care New York 2020 Blueprint

The Health Department today released its second annual update on Take Care New York 2020 (TCNY 2020), the City’s comprehensive blueprint to improve the health of all New Yorkers. Continue Reading →

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Brewer Invites New Yorkers To “Trash Talk” In Harlem

Gale Brewer’s Manhattan Borough President’s office invites you to the “Trash Talk,” event on Monday, January 11, 2018 until 5:00 pm on Monday, January 11, 2018. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Releases November Financial Plan Update For Fiscal Year 2018

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio released New York City’s November Financial Plan Update for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) and an updated four-year financial plan. Continue Reading →

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Seitu’s World: The New York City Marathon 2017 In Harlem (Photographs)

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

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On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the Harlem section of the NYC Marathon 2017, was supported by the Harlemite from around the uptown and of course, Seitu Oronde was there to shoot it. Continue Reading →