Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Rally To Remove Offensive Statue

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, elected officials and community leaders today rallied outside Central Park to demand the New York City Parks Department remove a patently offensive statue. Continue Reading →

A Book Sheds Light On America’s Problem With White Supremacy

It took Donald Trump two days to condemn the white supremacists who held the recent alt-right rally in Charlottesville that resulted in the death of civil rights activist Heather Heyer. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others To Remove J. Marion Sims Statue

In the wake of the surge in hate rhetoric nationwide, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, elected officials, and community leaders will rally outside the J. Marion Sims Monument in Central Park on Monday, August 21, 2017.
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Dozens Of Protesters At Success Academy Charter School Call For Dan Loeb’s Resignation

The NY Daily News reports that protesters stormed Success Academy Harlem 1 charter school on Friday demanding that charter school chairman Daniel Loeb be fired for making racist comments about a black lawmaker. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat On Steve Bannon’s Removal By Donald Trump

Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in response to Steve Bannon’s removal from the White House and his role as Chief Strategist in the Trump Administration: Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Adriano Espaillat Introduce Anti-Hate Bill Following Charlottesville Violence

Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statements regarding their bill, the No Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act. Continue Reading →

Fox News Host Who Lives In Harlem Gets Death Threats After Criticizing Donald Trump

Salon reports that President Donald Trump has gone too far when even hosts at his favorite news channel think he’s gone too far. Continue Reading →

After Charlottesville, Multiple Faiths Look For Healing In Harlem

NY1 reports that faith leaders gathered Sunday in Harlem to address the hatred and intolerance they said prompted violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sharpton Accuses Trump Of Encouraging Police Violence Against Americans

The Reverend Al Sharpton has accused US President Donald Trump of “encouraging police violence” during a speech this week on Long Island to an audience of uniformed officers. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Speaker Mark-Viverito At Trump Transgender Ban Rally In Times Square

“I am appalled, I am angry and I am going to fight like hell on behalf of my transgender brothers and sisters,” said Harlem City Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Samuelsson Urges Biden 2020 Bid, While Biden Urges Young Folks To Fill The Void

Former veep Joe Biden deflected questions from Katie Couric at OZY Fest in Central Park on Saturday about whether he’ll run for president in 2020. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Azealia Banks Might Help Clear Nicki Minaj’s Name

Since stepping on the rap scene in 2012, Azealia Banks has earned a reputation as one of the most outspoken artists to date. As a Harlemite with a “no filter” attitude, she was quickly branded as a spark plug. Continue Reading →

Turnstile Jumpers Will No Longer Be Arrested From Harlem To Hollis

Thousands of low-level crimes like turnstile jumping will no longer be criminally prosecuted in most circumstances, Manhattan’s district attorney announced on Friday in a significant policy change. Continue Reading →

Alec Baldwin Is Honored At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

Former president Bill Clinton thrilled the crowd at the Apollo Theater on Sunday night when he made a surprise appearance at a Spike TV tribute for Alec Baldwin. Continue Reading →

Steve Witkoff Talks “Buying Ramshackle Buildings,” In Harlem, His Friend Trump And More

Before he became one of New York’s biggest developers, Steve Witkoff was a frayed shirt-wearing lawyer billing the very crowd he would later become a part of. Continue Reading →