Join The Swearing-in Ceremony With Former Mayor Dinkins Of New Democratic District Leaders In Harlem

DinkinsThe Inaugural Committee of the East Harlem/El Barrio Democratic Club requests the honor of your presence to attend and participate in the Inauguration of Ruiz and Melissa Mark Viverito and Johnny C. Rivera as Democratic District Leaders. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: President Obama in NYC

President Obama Arrives in NYC

President Obama Arrives in NYC

By Udo  Salters

It’s President Obama arriving in Air Force One, the plane touched down in NYC early Sunday morning September 27th. After saying hello and shaking hands of a number of people gathered on the tarmac, he was off again in the Marine One helicopter bound for Manhattan.

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Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church Cut From $3.1M

rev butts in harlemAbyssinian Development Corp., the sprawling housing and social service arm of Harlem’s most influential black church, was cut off from $3.1 million in city contracts two weeks ago after it failed to submit three years of overdue tax filings and independent audits to the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services, the Daily News has learned. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Announces $16 Bil In Minority Biz Awards

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor de Blasio and M/WBE Director Maya Wiley today announced that from Harlem to Hollis were awarded $1,618,103,913 – over $1.6 billion – in contracts to Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises in Fiscal Year 2015.

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‘Beyond Attica’: A Speakout Toward A Shutdown In Harlem (audio)

beyond atticaBy Kyle Fraser

The combined efforts of Beyond Attica & The Universal Zulu Nation provided an energetic and constructive platform for reflections on the 1971 Attica Prison Uprisings as well as recommendations toward solutions in the present day.

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Dorothy Skinner Street Naming In Harlem


By Rudy Collins

The family and neighborhood friends of Dorothy Skinner gathered at 140th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Health First Expo And Breakfast In Harlem (photos)

health4By Seitu Oronde

The Health First Expo And Breakfast on Sunday, September 6th, 2015 with the community residents, elected officials and more in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →