“Mr. Harlem Hospital” Dr. Louis T. Wright 1891 – 1952

wrightLouis Tompkins Wright (July 23, 1891 – October 8, 1952) was an American surgeon and civil rights activist. In his position at Harlem Hospital he was the first African-American on the surgical staff of a non-segregated hospital in New York City.
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$95G Stolen From Harlem Councilwoman In Harlem

inez dickens in harlemSomeone stole $95,000 worth of jewelry from the Harlem home of City Councilwoman Inez Dickens, NYPD police sources said Friday. Continue Reading →

Masked Man Shoots In Harlem Chinese Restaurant

crime shooting in harlemA man ordering food at an East Harlem Chinese restaurant Saturday was ambushed by a masked gunman who shot him as he tried to flee, leaving him near death, officials and witnesses said. Continue Reading →

Harlem Hospice Education Program Overcomes Barriers

Advance_Care_Planning1Planning for end-of-life care is a difficult conversation for families to have, especially when they lack access to basic information about hospice care and other services available for their terminally ill loved ones. Continue Reading →

Harlem Nurses Recieve “Nursing Excellence” Award

Nurse Awardees1NYC Health and Hospitals (HHC) today honored six nurse professionals with “Nursing Excellence” awards for demonstrating dedication and compassion for the field of nursing and for their patients. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito: Murder of NYPD Officer Randolph Holder

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Statement from Harlem Speaker on the shooting of Officer Randolph Holder, 33, NYPD housing officer was shot in the head and killed Tuesday night in Harlem Hospital: Continue Reading →

A Taste Of My World: An Anniversary Celebration in Two Acts

walking tall motageMarcia Pendelton, founder and president of Walk Tall Girl Productions has announced the 15th anniversary celebration of her company.  Continue Reading →

Stabbing And Shooting 115th Street In Harlem

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On Lexington Avenue and 115th Street their was a shooting and stabbing. The New York Police Department (NYPD) were mobilized for a person who was shot and stabbed in East Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

A New Bookstore Opens In Harlem (update)

revoltuion booksHarlem has always been a hub for “alternative” politics from Marcus GraceyCanada Lee to Liberation Books and more, so its no surprise that a bookstore that call itself “the center of a movement for revolution,” has swapped its Chelsea digs for Lenox Avenue because of escalating rent. Continue Reading →

Mothers From Harlem Hospital And Other Hospitals Attempt Breastfeeding Record

image001More than 20 mothers from the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation’s (HHC) Queens Hospital Center (QHC) and HHC Harlem Hospital Center participated today in the “2015 Global Big Latch On,” an attempt to set a new world record for most women breastfeeding simultaneously. Continue Reading →