“Democrats Need To Dramatize Their Differences With Trump,” Says Harlem’s Sharpton

Mic reports that “I have fought with Donald Trump for 35 years,” the Rev. Al Sharpton said in a phone interview. “He only understands fighting, and you have to go toe-to-toe with him.” Continue Reading →

The Future Of Women’s Equality Must Learn From Its Flawed History

By Erin Vilardi, CEO and Founder, VoteRunLead

Today we celebrate Women’s Equality Day, commemorating the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that was passed by Congress June 4, 1919 and ratified in August 1920, granting the right to vote to women. Continue Reading →

VoteRunLead Tours To Train Women How To Run For Office From Harlem To Hollywood

Starting this weekend, VoteRunLead.org will kick off their national “Run As You Are” tour by going on the road and bringing its popular workshops to 10+ cities with at least 15 events throughout the country to mobilize and train women interested in elected office. Continue Reading →

#HarlemVotes Gets Young People Ready For Election Day, Do You? (Photographs)

harlem-votes-in-harlem-2016#HarlemVotes, hosted by recording artist and educator, VFerg kicked off with much excitement and enthusiasm at local hot-spot, Solomon and Kuff and Karl Franz Williams, co-owner, this past weekend. Continue Reading →

Where To Vote In Harlem

vote-in-harlemPolling places are located throughout Harlem. You can vote ONLY at your designated polling place. Make sure you are at the correct polling site and Election District/Assembly District (ED/AD) for your address. Continue Reading →

Fannie Lou Hamer And Malcolm X Speak In Harlem, NY, 1964 (Video)

fannie-lou-hamer-and-malcolm-xIn December 1964, Representatives of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party toured Northern cities seeking support for their campaign to block the seating of Mississippi’s pro-segregation Congressmen who had been elected through the disfranchisement of black voters. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Remind Voters of Importaant Election Registration Deadlines

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Governmental Operations Committee Chair Ben Kallos, Minority Leader Steve Matteo and Council Members today reminded New Yorkers to register to vote and to  indicate their party affiliation by the deadline, October 14th, in order to be eligible for voting in the November 8th Presidential Election. Continue Reading →

Voting Rights Leadership Summit In New York State

drmartinlthur king street sign in harlemA broad coalition of voting rights advocates is launching a campaign to promote federal and state voting rights protections for people of color and working families from Harlem to the Hudson. Continue Reading →