Harlem’s Samuel Riley “Silent Sam” Pierce, 1922 – 2000

New York City -- Donald S. Stralem, Chairman of the New York City USO Committee, announces that Judge Samuel Riley Pierce, Jr. of the Court of General Sessions has accepted his invitation to serve as a member of this Committee. January 05, 1960. (Photo by Barney Stein/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)

Samuel Riley Pierce, Jr., September 8, 1922 – October 31, 2000, was a Harlemite who was Ronald Reagan‘s Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from January 23, 1981 until January 20, 1989. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark Levine And Other Electeds Provide Legal Representation For Low-income Tenants

mark levine 2There will be a press conference and public hearing on Int. 214A-2014, a local law that will provide legal representation for low-income tenants who are subject to eviction, ejectment or foreclosure proceedings. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Access To Credit & Capital For Minority & Women Owned Business Enterprises Town Hall Forum

The Small Business Expo For Free In NYC1Hosted by The Black Institute with The Black Latino and Asian Caucus

Town Hall Forum to discuss access to credit and capital for minority and women owned business enterprises. Continue Reading →

The Mayor’s Office Calls For 2016-2017 NYC Junior Ambassadors Program From Harlem

nyc-ambassadors-in-harlemThe Mayor’s Office for International Affairs has opened the application process for the 2016-2017 NYC Junior Ambassadors program. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez, TLC And Others Hosts Third Annual Vision Zero Safety Honor Roll

image002The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) today hosted its third annual Vision Zero Safety Honor Roll event to spotlight the achievement of 378 of the city’s safest TLC-licensed drivers.  Continue Reading →

TBI, BLAC & Women’s Caucus Drive Passage Of MWBE Bill Package

Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito  Launches Young Women's Initiative on the SOn Wednesday, September 14th members of the City Council’s Women’s Caucus, Public Advocate Tish James, along with Council Members Laurie Cumbo, Helen Rosenthal and Elizabeth Crowley, gathered support from their colleagues to pass a package of bills dedicated to supporting the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) of New York City.

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Harlem Electeds Mark Levine And Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Honor JCRC- NY

pic-for-newsletter-1On Friday, September 2, 2016, the JCRC-NY was honored when the NYC Council observed their 40th anniversary at City Hall with Harlem elected Council member Mark Levine and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito alongside several JCRC-NY Board Members. Continue Reading →

Northern Manhattan New York Primary Election Results

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It was a bad night for incumbents, as two of the three biggest primary races in the city went to upstart challengers Tuesday evening. Continue Reading →

Diddy Says “This Is Politics,” We Got “Shortchanged” By President Obama (Video)

diddy and obama2Diddy is expressing more disappointment in President Obama’s administration, this time during an interview with MSNBC. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Adriano Espaillat, The Voice Of Wisdom With “Taco Trucks On Every Corner,” Trump Supporter

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On Thursday, September 1st, 2016, Harlem State Senator Adriano Espaillat was the voice of wisdom during his dialogue with MSNBC anchor Joy Reid and with Latinos for Trump co-founder Marco Gutierrez.

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