Seitu’s World: Congressional Black Caucus In New York 2017

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Monday, September 19th, 2017, at the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) in New York, New York. Continue Reading →

First Lady Chirlane McCray Announces NYC Children’s And Robin Hood Partnership

First Lady Chirlane McCray, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery, and Robin Hood CEO Wes announced today a partnership between the NYC Children’s Cabinet and Robin Hood. Continue Reading →

International Tourism From Harlem To Hollywood Has Dropped in 2017

Conte’ Naste Traveler reports that in December of last year, they asked their travel specialists how travel might change in 2017—and many of them predicted that tourism to the U.S. would drop. Continue Reading →

New Jersey: 2017 Presidents Cup Fan Experience Takes Over The Oculus

Okay, you’re sitting at home in Harlem, waiting for a great end of summer event! Well, get ready, because beginning Tuesday, September 26, 2017, the Presidents Cup Fan Experience will take over The Oculus at the Westfield World Trade Center in New Jersey. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Schomburg Center Reno Is Nearing Its End

Curbed reports that the two-year renovation of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is nearly complete, new construction site photos by Field Condition have revealed. Continue Reading →

NYC Emergency Management Department And DOITT First Ever Notify NYC Mobile app

New York City’s official emergency communications program is making it easier than ever to be informed about emergencies from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito’s Long-Time Aide Diana Ayala Wins Harlem City Council Primary

Patch reports that City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito‘s long-time aide Diana Ayala (right) has emerged victorious in a closely-contested primary race to succeed the speaker in New York City’s eighth City Council district. Continue Reading →

Joint Press Conference With Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Other Electeds ON Hurricane Maria

Joint press conference with Harlem city council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Mayor Bill de Blasio, and many other electeds on Hurricane Maria:

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NY Women’s Foundation Honors Women From Harlem And More (Photographs)

The New York Women’s Foundation (The Foundation) honored four inspiring Manhattan women at its Neighborhood Dinner on September 19th, 2017. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Recognizes National Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in recognition of September as National Hispanic Heritage Month: Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Commish Eposito Announce Hurricane Maria Relief

As Hurricane Maria barrels through Puerto Rico, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, and NYC Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito announced efforts the City is making to help with the recovery. Continue Reading →

Speaker Mark-Viverito Sends Off NYC Emergency Responders To Puerto Rico (Photos)

A mini-photographic essay of the response from the East Harlem‘s City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito: Continue Reading →

Health Department Finds LBGTQ Kids At Greater Risk Of Depression And Leaving Home

The Health Department today released an Epi Data Brief which found that New York City public high school students who identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or questioning (LGBTQ) are at a higher risk of experiencing stress, bullying, depressive symptoms, and living away from guardians when compared to youth who self-identified as non-LGBTQ. Continue Reading →

Death Of Harlem Mom Who Got Back-Alley Butt Surgery Deemed A Homicide

NY Daily News reports that the city Medical Examiner has declared the death of a Harlem mom after undergoing a buttocks enhancement procedure a homicide, authorities said Wednesday. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announce New Fast Charging EV Hubs In All Five Boroughs

Following on his ambitious plan to mandate cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today the next step in his climate action agenda. Continue Reading →