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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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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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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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 →

NYC Commission On Human Rights Charges Against Businesses From Harlem To Hollywood

The NYC Commission on Human Rights announced charges today against 12 local and national businesses for violating the Fair Chance Act. Continue Reading →

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Sign The Petition To Increase Micro-Purchases For M/WBE’s From $20,000 To $150,000

The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce, and members of the M/WBE Community are asking YOU to sign this petition to which urges Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign Senate Bill S. 6513-B, which is currently on his desk, into law. Continue Reading →

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