A Conversation And Booksigning With Marc Lamont Hill In Harlem

Marc Lamont Hill3America, 2016, unarmed citizens shot by police. Drinking water turned to poison. Mass incarcerations. We’ve heard the individual stories. 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 →

Models From Old Navy’s Family Ad Has Words For the Haters

old navy in harlemWith an Old Navy on 125th Street in Harlem, this weekend, racist trolls on Twitter got up in arms over an Old Navy ad featuring an interracial family, because it’s 1916 and not 2016 — and, also, people are terrible.  Continue Reading →

Minority-Owned Bars, Liquor Stores In Harlem Punished More By NYPD, Investigation Finds

harlem liqour storesThe NYPD disproportionately punishes minority and immigrant-owned businesses for alcohol infractions, particularly bodegas and liquor stores, an investigation by the Daily News and ProPublica finds. Continue Reading →

“MLK Now,” At Riverside Church In Harlem

Dr. Martin Luther KingBlackout for Human Rights will host “MLK Now,” a special MLK Day event to celebrate and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and explore how his message and vision continue to resonate in today’s racial, social and political landscape. Continue Reading →

Women’s Power At The New York City Marathon 2015

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The winners for the women’s race and women’s wheelchair race have been crowned, for the 2015 New York City Marathon. Continue Reading →

‘Evoking the Mulatto’ Web Series Presented By Harlem Based NBPC

evoking the mulattoNational Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), the Harlem-based media arts organization, is presenting a Web series examining Black mixed identity in the 21st century through the lens of the history of racial classification in the United States. Continue Reading →

Why The Harlem Riots Of 1943 Echo Today

justice10n-3-webThe old newspaper clippings will tell you that the Harlem Riot of 1943 was sparked by a woman named Margie Polite who forgot her manners. Continue Reading →