“Who We Are, A Chronicle Of Racism In America” From Harlem To Hollywood

In partnership with Culture Project, Liberated People, and Off Center Productions, Jeffery Robinson, Deputy Legal Director and the Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Trone Center for Justice and Equality…

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Harlem Rep Adriano Espaillat Files Disciplinary Grievance Against NY Attorney (Video)

Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, joined by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., sent a letter and filed a formal legal complaint to the Departmental Disciplinary Committee for the First Department of the New York State Unified Court System. Continue Reading →

Letter To The Editor: I Was Racially Profiled At Angel of Harlem

To the Editor:

On Saturday, February 10, 2018 at approximately 3:00PM, my friends and I entered Angel of Harlem restaurant located on 123rd Street and Fredrick Douglas Boulevard. I approached the hostess and asked for a table for four. Continue Reading →

Soulman Jamiroquai Headlines The 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Our friends in Baku, Azerbaijan at the Baku City Circuit (BCC) today announced that the pioneers of future funk, Jamiroquai, will headline the opening night of the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, setting the scene for a weekend of unrivalled action and entertainment. Continue Reading →

The Statue Of Dr. J. Marion Sims Who Experimented On Slaves Is Defaced And More

Gothamist reports that as the mayor’s office begins its “90-day review of all symbols of hate on city property,” some may be too restless to wait for official action. Continue Reading →

Harlem Ex Intimate Confirms Further Limits On Solitary Confinement

Newsday reports that before he turned his life around, Victor Pate spent 15 years, on and off, in New York State prisons on convictions of robbery and weapons possession. Continue Reading →

Are Your Ready For Baku, The 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Is Ready For You (Video)

Summer is the time that Harlemites love to travel around the world, and if you are heading to Azerbaijan you may want to check out the Baku City Circuit, at the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in June 23rd-25th, 2017. Continue Reading →

NYC Commission On Human Rights Reports Significant Increase In Discrimination Inquiries

The NYC Commission on Human Rights reported a significant increase in discrimination inquiries in 2016, receiving 8,330 reports in 2016 compared to 5,296 reports in 2015, a nearly 60 percent increase meaning that more New Yorkers are recognizing the Commission as a credible venue for justice. Continue Reading →

Join A Panel Discussion Regarding The Statue Of J. Marion Sims An “Medical Apartheid” Doctor

East Harlem Preservation invites you to attend an in-studio panel discussion regarding ongoing efforts to remove the statue of Dr. J. Marion Sims from its Fifth Avenue location. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rev. Al Sharpton Rips Trump’s Jeff Sessions Pick For Attorney General

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18: The Reverend Al Sharpton speaks at a rally in Brooklyn to call for justice for Eric Garner one year after he died in an apparent police chokehold on July 18, 2015 in New York City. The rally of several hundred people was held in front of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Downtown Brooklyn. Members of Garner's family joined Sharpton in demanding a federal investigation into his death. Garner, who was killed in a controversial choke-hold by a Staten Island police officer, had been approached by police for selling loose cigarettes. His death set off waves of protests around the city and country. Garner's family has settled with the city for 5.9 million in a wrongful death suit. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The Rev. Al Sharpton excoriated President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General in a fiery speech at the Harlem Headquarters of his National Action Network—warning the incoming commander-in-chief and his Cabinet picks “better worry about me.” Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Executive Order Banning City Agencies From Reviewing Salary History Of Job Applicants

bill-de-blasio-ydanis-rodriguez-and-melissa1In a major effort to ensure fair employment practices and close the pay gap for women and people of color, Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Executive Order 21 prohibiting City agencies from inquiring about the salary history of job applicants. Continue Reading →

‘Build Something Better’ Mayor de Blasio Said About On Race Relations In Harlem Church

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Newsday reports that Mayor Bill de Blasio told congregants of a Harlem church on Sunday that though the nation and city have a history of racism to overcome, progress has been made and hope must not be abandoned. Continue Reading →

“Lone Wolf” Episode Of “Hate In America” Premieres On ID

hate in america harlem1In commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Investigation Discovery (ID) announced today the premiere of its third installment of the hit HATE IN AMERICA franchise, Lone Wolves, which centers on this story and other acts of domestic terrorism executed by “lone wolf” perpetrators. Continue Reading →