Harlem-based Franciscan Handmaids Of The Most Pure Heart Of Mary Celebrate Centennial With A Gala

Franciscan-Handmaids-Mary-groupAn  order of Black nuns, little known beyond New York and one of three original orders of this kind in the United States, is marking its centennial with a gala and benefit on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at 6 p.m. Continue Reading →

Rangel Demands Vote On Terrorist Gun Loophole Vote

charles-rangelHarlem’s Rep. Charles B. Rangel, took action to force a vote on legislation to keep guns out of the hands of terrorists. Continue Reading →

NY Reps Rangel And Jeffries Push For Biill To Curtal Gun Epidemic

charles-rangelIn the wake of too many gun-related tragedies afflicting communities across the nation, New York Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D- Manhattan and the Bronx), together with Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, (D- Brooklyn and Queens), introduced a House resolution (H.Res.541). Continue Reading →

Rangel: Shirley Chisholm Deserves This Honor

Shirley Chisholm 1970sHarlem Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, released the following statement regarding his colleague Shirley Chisholm, Continue Reading →

Congressional Black Caucus & Joint Economic Committee Democrats Hold Public Forum In Harlem

congressional black-caucusJoin a public forum “The American Dream on Hold: Economic Challenges in the African American Community” that will discuss the impact of economic challenges and persistent inequities facing African Americans across the country will be held in Harlem, USA. Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Rangel Responds To The Passing Of friend

Louis StokesCongressman Charles B. Rangel, responds to the passing of longtime friend and colleague, Louis Stokes:

“I am deeply saddened about the loss of my dearest and longtime friend and colleague, Louis Stokes, who left a lasting legacy of improving the lives of people in his congressional district in Ohio and throughout our country. Continue Reading →

One Hundred Black Men NY Awarded ‘Chapter Of The Year”

image002One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York (OHBM) received the 2014-2015 Chapter of the Year Award for Leadership in Economic Empowerment from 100 Black Men of America, Inc. at its 29th Annual Conference, “Gateways to Success & Sustainable Wealth,” held on Friday June 5 at the Hilton America in Houston, TX. Continue Reading →

Rangel Responds To The African Growth Act

image002Congressman Charles B. Rangel, responose after the House voted to pass H.R. 1295, the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015, which includes the reauthorization of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and is now on its way to the White House for the President’s signature: Continue Reading →

Listen To MNN’s Zenaida Mendez On The Danny Tisdale Show (Podcast)

mendez at mnnToday, CEO/Founder of Harlem World Magazine, and host of The Danny Tisdale Show, Danny Tisdale talks to Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN)’s new Director of the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center in Harlem, Zenaida Mendez.  Continue Reading →

In A Dance Class Harlem’s Rangel Sits And Reflects

RANGELsub-master675In 1950s Harlem on a Sunday afternoon, Alma Carter arrived at the Savoy Ballroom in a mauve-colored strapless ball gown. “I wore a tiara with diamonds,” she said, quickly adding, “Not real diamonds.” Continue Reading →