Harlem World Magazine has a weak spot to help those in our nation that are less fortunate, along with Harlemites Cicely Tyson, Marsha Gaye-Harden (above) Mayor Cory Booker, diva Jessye Norman and many more … Continue reading
Listen to Dr. Ronald Mincy on HW Radio Podcast and host Danny Tisdale as they discuss the impact and policy implications for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for Harlem parents after Dr. Mincy’s presentation in Harlem at the Abyssinian Baptist Church last week. Continue reading
“One in five New Yorkers lives below the poverty line…”
On Saturday, October 1, 2011 United Way of New York City’s LIVE UNITED Bridge Walkwill attract thousands of New Yorkers, community leaders, Continue reading
A sharp drop in oil prices is forcing the country to reduce government spending.
Venezuela’s state oil company is suspending a much-promoted program that provided free heating oil to hundreds of thousands of poor people throughout the United States, the company announced Monday.
The program has been a public relations bonanza for Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, a socialist who frequently attacks capitalism and the US. President Chávez repeatedly has tweaked the noses of US policymakers by saying the program shows that he’s a good friend of America’s poor.
Venezuela is halting the program at least temporarily because the sharp drop in oil prices is forcing the country to reduce government spending, the firm said in a statement from Citizens Energy Corp., a Boston-based nonprofit that’s managed the program in the US.
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