2016 Women Of Light, Peace & Power In East Harlem

celebrate-women-in-harlemDeAlmas Women’s Institute invites all women to join them in sisterhood for an evening of prayer and art of resistance (poetry/song/readings) aimed at activating and broadcasting the incredible power of women’s wisdom and sacred energy on a planetary level during this critical time. Continue Reading →

Honoring the Legacy of Black Women Radicals In Harlem

radical-owmen-in-harlemBlack women who were at the forefront of the Black Revolt in the 1960s have been omitted from history books. Now the time is ripe to recover their stories. Continue Reading →

UNIA Women’s Brigade On Parade In Harlem, NY 1924

unia-womens-brigadeAnd don’t think it was just the men who were members of Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). There was the UNIA Women’s Brigade founded by Marcus Garvey who sported their own militaristic style uniforms in Harlem, New York, 1924. Continue Reading →

Join HCCI For Lunch And A Discussion On Black Women and Healthcare In Harlem

hcci-harlem-health-for-womenHosted by HCCI, this effort is led by The Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education and Advocacy (CPSEA), for African-American women who are under-insured or uninsured and between the ages of 18 and 40. Continue Reading →

3 Things Harlem Women Should Know If They Outlive Their Spouse

senior-woman-ladyThe importance of women taking an active role in a couple’s financial planning represents more than just jockeying over who gets to control the checking account. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave YWCA Of New York Chief Executive On Empowering Young Women And Girls

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The YWCA of the City of New York was the nation’s first YWCA and now serves 2,500 families in the five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Café Mocha Radio Saluted Harlem’s Harriett Cole, Jo-Ann & Aliyyah Baylor And More

mocha7On October 13th over 150 attendees gathered at MIST Harlem for the Café Mocha radio show’s 5th annual Salute Her Beauty of Diversity Awards presented by Toyota. Continue Reading →

Go Makeup Free Like Alicia Keys And Most Naturally Beautiful Harlem Women

alicia-keys-goes-make-up-freeHarlem lady Alicia Keys kickstarted the no makeup trend (even though women in Harlem have been doing it everyday for decades), showing up with a fresh face on red carpets and the set of The Voice. Continue Reading →

Women’s Equality Day Rally Promotes Voter Participation And More

womens day in nycManhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer led a rally and press conference today with fellow women serving New York City as elected officials observing Women’s Equality Day, calling for increased voter participation and recognition of women’s activism. Continue Reading →

Syphilis Cases Increasing Among Women Of Childbearing Age From Harlem To Hollis

east-harlem sliderThe Health Department is issuing a Health Alert today to providers that emphasizes the importance of testing pregnant women for syphilis as infection rates rise in New York City (NYC). Continue Reading →