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 →

Harlem Resident Rick DePofi Receives American Master Award At BerkleeNYC

To celebrate the announcement of Power Station at BerkleeNYC, Berklee and New York’s Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) hosted a launch party at the Manhattan studio on Tuesday. 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 →

NYC Gov Urges New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis To Prepare For Hurricane Jose Effects

The New York City Emergency Management Department today urged New Yorkers to prepare for potential impacts of. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Releases Mayor’s Management Report For Fiscal 2017

The de Blasio administration today released the Mayor’s Management Report  for fiscal year 2017, an analysis of City agencies’ performance from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. Continue Reading →

Best Market Closes Hartsdale Invites Customers To Harlem Locale

Sources report that the Best Market in Hartsdale has closed its only Westchester County location. Continue Reading →

Check Out “Bruno Mars 24K Magic Live At The Apollo” TV Special To Air On CBS

Last week Harlem World Magazine announced that that Bruno Mars performed on top of the at the Apollo Theatre marquee, today it was announced that Bruno Mars is getting his own TV special, a first for the Grammy-winning superstar. Continue Reading →

Proposed World’s Tallest Wooden Structure Filters Contaminated Water In Harlem Meer

Responding to the ever-growing demand for sky-high public spaces and the need for innovative environmental solutions, New York-based studio DFA has envisioned a 712-foot-tall prefabricated timber observation tower in New York’s Central Park that, if built, would become the world’s tallest timber structure. Continue Reading →

Rare Photograph Of Harlem’s “Jacob Lawrence,” Signed Autograph

A rare hand collectible signed in blue ink marker photograph by Harlem renaissance Harlem artist Jacob Lawrence from Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Activists From Harlem To Albany Call For Attica Prison Closure

Today, September 13th, 2017, marks the 46th Anniversary of the Attica prison uprising, a group of prison reform advocates have completed a walk from Harlem to the State Capitol where they are urging a slate of changes including a renewed call to close the notorious western New York prison. Continue Reading →

The Beautiful Dizzy Gillespie 100th Anniversary Mural In Harlem

Global street art and human rights campaign, Education Is Not A Crime, is thrilled to announce the creation of the John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie 100th Anniversary mural in Harlem at 229 W 135th Street. Continue Reading →

Los Angeles: Harlem Rockers, Kiss’ Gene Simmons Delivers The Ultimate Fan Experience

Celebrating 50 years in rock (1966-2016) Gene Simmons, multi-hyphenate entrepreneur, co-founder and front man of KISS, America’s number one gold record award-winning group of all time in all categories (RIAA) has a deal for you.

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The Secret Of Eva Moskowitz’s Harlem Success Academy

NY Post reports that what does Son of Sam have to do with New York public education? More than you’d expect — and I swear this isn’t a joke about unfireable teachers in rubber rooms. Continue Reading →