Black Lives Matter ‘March For Philando Castile’ From Harlem To Trump Tower

A day after a Minnesota jury acquitted the cop who killed Philando Castile, a 32-year-old black man, several hundred activists marched for more than two hours on Saturday afternoon from Harlem all the way to Trump Tower—blasting the United States for having “lynched another black man.” Continue Reading →

Harlem Business Community Under Attack By Vandals (Video)

From The Harlem Merchants Association:

On Monday, January 2nd, 2017, People’s Monday (#PeoplesMonday) is an activist initiative affiliated with NYC Shut It Down. Continue Reading →

Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: Black Women And The Criminal Justice System At The Schomburg In Harlem

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How do we make sense of the increasing menace of racial terror in America? Is there a pattern to this racial violence? What is the history of this criminalization of black women?  Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based New York Urban League Repondes To Alton Sterling Shooting

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Here’s the statement from the New York Urban League:

“The New York Urban League is sadden to hear of the terrible tragedy that has befallen the Baton Rouge community. Continue Reading →

Health Commiss Dr. Mary T. Bassett’s TEDMED Talk Debut On TED.com

Dr Mary T BassettHealth Commissioner Mary T. Bassett’s TEDMED talk today debuted on TEDMED.com and TED.com. She is the first health commissioner from any U.S. city to give a TEDMED talk. Continue Reading →

Cocktails, Cinema & Revolution At Raw Space In Harlem

64d82e_c6ed373673544358ae142f07622064e7Cocktails, Cinema & Revolution, is a Black History Month celebration of Black excellence, artistry, activism and independent film.Our Revolution Award honorees include Oscar-nominated director of Selma Ava DuVernay, Eclipsed playwright and The Walking Dead actress Danai Gurira, author/actor/activist Hill Harper of Limitless and CSI-NY, MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, and Black Lives Matter. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Three Crowdfunding Projects For Your Consideration

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By Souleo

Got a few extra dollars to spare? Check out three special crowdfunding campaigns worthy of a dollar or $50. Continue Reading →

Artists And Activists Challenge Social Movement Myths In Harlem

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“It is imperative that we continue to destroy and dissect these myths out here…that we do not continue to perpetuate this myth that there’s a disconnection,” 

explained Ademola Olugebefola, Visual Artist, cofounder WEUSI Artists Gallery and Academy, Dwyer Cultural Center & NYNCA, the “The Art of Justice: Articulating an Ethos and Aesthetic of the Movement.

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Harlem World Magazine Demo Upending Stereotypes

nielson at african american in harlemToday, Nielsen released Increasingly Affluent, Educated and Diverse: African-American Consumers – the Untold Story, the fifth installment in its Diverse Intelligence Series, which is the main demographic of Harlem World Magazine. Continue Reading →

Souleo: ‘Black Panthers’ Doc Presents Rise And Fall Of Activist Organization

 

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To tell the story of the Black Panther Party is to explore race, economic inequality, political corruption, violence, police brutality, the politics of style, betrayal and hope. Continue Reading →