National Action Network to Convene Members of Congress

seitu sharpton3Reverend Al Sharpton, President and Founder of Harlem based National Action Network (NAN), and NAN leadership this week will bring together members of Congress and the Administration, policy experts, and civil rights leaders and partners for this year’s NAN Legislative and Policy Conference. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Democracy Depends On Exchanging Ideas. Do Leaders Listen?

robert obamaBy Michael McQuillan

“Answer your mail.”  Mentors taught this as the first rule of politics when I worked in the U.S. Senate for Missouri’s Stuart Symington in the Seventies.  Continue Reading →

Souleo: Saving the site of MLK’s ‘War Room’

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By Souleo

This year’s list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, compiled by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, includes a popular disco in the LGBT community, Miami’s Little Havana, and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “war room,” housed inside of the A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham, AL.

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Sharpton And Gov. Haley Agree To Meet And Discuss SC

seitu sharpton3Today, Rev. Al Sharpton, President and founder of National Action Network (NAN), participated in the funeral services of Ethel Lance and Sharonda Singleton, two of the nine victims of the tragic South Carolina shooting last week. Continue Reading →

Rangel Responds To The African Growth Act

image002Congressman Charles B. Rangel, responose after the House voted to pass H.R. 1295, the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015, which includes the reauthorization of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and is now on its way to the White House for the President’s signature: Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill And Chancellor Fariña Announce closure For The Lunar New Year

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that New York City will become the second major urban school district in the nation, after San Francisco, to close on Lunar New Year in the official school calendar. Continue Reading →

Check Out The New Harlem Electeds And Community Directory Page

charlie-rangel1As part of Harlem World Magazine’s commitment to help Harlemites know more about their representatives and community, we’ve gathered addresses, contact information and more for the occupants of the villages’s highest offices in our Electeds and Community Directory. Continue Reading →