Harlem’s AALBC Proudly Publishes Authors From “Shithole Countries”

We love this “we proudly publish authors from ‘Shithole Countries” headline from the AALBC Newsletter from our friend, founder and webmaster of AALBC.com, Troy Johnson. Continue Reading →

Rev. Sharpton Hits Trump With Mickey D Joke In Harlem

Free Beacon reports that Harlem’s Rev. Al Sharpton hit President Donald Trump for his weight during comments marking Martin Luther King Jr., Day in Harlem, quipping he should order three Big Macs instead of two. Continue Reading →

Uptown State Senator Marisol Alcántara Reacts To President Donald Trump’s Statement

A statement from Upper Manhattan State Senator Marisol Alcántara on president Donald Trump’s statement:

From the first day of his administration, when I was arrested in front of Trump Tower, I have been vocal against the racism and sexism that he cannot or will not avoid spouting.

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LESPFCU Bank Sues Donald Trump and Appointee

By Eartha Watts-Hicks

Let me tell you a little story about a wonderful little bank. And yes, I am biased on this one. Continue Reading →

“Thanks, Obama,” Is All About Obama’s Hopey, Changey White House Years

More than any other presidency, one time Harlem resident Barack Obama’s eight years in the White House were defined by young people – twenty-somethings who didn’t have much experience in politics (or anything else, for that matter), yet suddenly found themselves in the most high-stakes office building on earth. Continue Reading →

GQ Citizen Of The Year Colin Kaepernick Tours Harlem

Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ’s citizen of the year after a period in which his protest against racial and social injustice in the US has seen the former NFL quarterback become one of the most divisive figures in America. Continue Reading →

City, Health And Hospital Officials Call For NYer’s From Harlem To Hollis To Get Covered

Deputy Mayor Dr. Herminia Palacio, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett, and Interim President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals Stanley Brezenoff today kicked off the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Continue Reading →

NFL Anthem Protests Evolve Past Kaepernick’s Original Intent And Harlem Man Loves It

What began more than a year ago with an NFL quarterback protesting police brutality against people of color by kneeling silently during the national anthem before games has grown into a roar with hundreds of players sitting, kneeling, locking arms or remaining in locker rooms — their reasons for demonstrating as varied as their methods. Continue Reading →

Gérard Depardieu Defends His Love For Vladimir Putin, Castro And Life In Harlem

Even though he underwent emergency quintuple bypass surgery 17 years ago, Gérard Depardieu was inhaling a Gitanes as he sat down for our interview in New York this week. Continue Reading →

“Democrats Need To Dramatize Their Differences With Trump,” Says Harlem’s Sharpton

Mic reports that “I have fought with Donald Trump for 35 years,” the Rev. Al Sharpton said in a phone interview. “He only understands fighting, and you have to go toe-to-toe with him.” Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat And Red. Kihuen Urge Trump To Reconsider DACA Decision

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat and Rep. Ruben J. Kihuen issued the following joint statement on their letter to President Donald Trump on his decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Defends DACA Program

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, released the following statement as President Trump considers whether to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides certainty to young men and women who were brought to America as children. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Democracy Abroad, Hypocrisy At Home, Have We Learned Nothing From History?

By Michael McQuillan

Having spent $4.79 trillion for our “War on Terror” in the wake of the September 11th attacks through 2016 according to Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public AffairsContinue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Responds To Trump’s Phoenix Rally

A couple of days ago, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) spoke with CNN’s New Day host Chris Cuomo in response to President Trump’s unhinged remarks during last night’s rally in Phoenix, Arizona. Continue Reading →

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 →