Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church Cut From $3.1M

rev butts in harlemAbyssinian Development Corp., the sprawling housing and social service arm of Harlem’s most influential black church, was cut off from $3.1 million in city contracts two weeks ago after it failed to submit three years of overdue tax filings and independent audits to the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services, the Daily News has learned. Continue Reading →

New HSA President Eric Pryor On Harlem World Radio

ericp-pryor1Get some tea, and turn on the radio for a conversation with Eric Pryor. Eric Pryor has been appointed as the new president of the Harlem School for the Arts (HSA) in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Chancellor Fariña Announce Improved Exams

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that students have continued to improve in the third year of the Common Core-aligned State English and math exams in school from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: The Bilingual Advantage

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaBy Carmen Fariña NYC Schools Chancellor

I grew up speaking Spanish with my parents, who fled their native Spain during its Civil War and settled in Brooklyn. I didn’t know any English when I started kindergarten and the teacher marked me absent for six weeks because I didn’t understand her mangled pronunciation of my last name. Continue Reading →

Harlem School of Arts Names Eric Pryor New President

Eric PryorThe Harlem School of Arts announced Thursday that Eric Pryor has been appointed as president of the school. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: At The Bronx Democratic Committee Gala 2015


By Seitu Oronde

Sietu was at the annual fundraising dinner on Thursday, July 16, 2015 with the Bronx Democratic Committee Gala 2015 at the Marina Del Rey in the Bronx, New York.

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Uber Gets ‘Community Leaders’ Support In Harlem

UBERNYweb1-master675For months, the clash has seemed inevitable: the professed disrupters of municipal transportation policy and the chief executive of the country’s largest city government, tussling over who should rule the roads of New York City. Continue Reading →