Leroy Edward Eley, Sr., a loving and devoted father, grandfather, son, brother, friend, and Military Instructor Pilot was born May 27, 1927 in Harlem, NY and transitioned from this earth into the arms of his heavenly Father, on August 30, 2012. Continue reading
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Harlem’s Dance Theatre of Harlem at the Museum of Art and Culture, New Rochelle, NY. Here’s a photo from their new album on Facebook.
In 7 Days, New York and the Knicks will know if the Biggest NBA superstar will be given a chance to turn Madison Square Garden and the city that “never sleeps” into his brand new home. King James; as he is called by most of his fans and natives of Cleveland, Ohio will have to make a decision as to whether or not he would want to extend his contract and keep the Cavs’ jersey or trade it in for a New York Knicks’ jersey. Continue reading
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The Harlem Children’s Zone (
educates the young people in Harlem, NY, setting them up for a future of success. Founder Geoffrey Canada talks about the first time he saw a pair of professional men who grew up in the Harlem Children’s Zone going to a job interview. Take your first step by voting, volunteering, or donating with Members Project.
Story and photographs by Newton Paul
That Spring Thing
With Spring around the corner, sightseeing is your thing, take this romantic Autumn swing . It’s a straight shot north on the NY-9A Henry Hudson Highway from Harlem north to George Washington Bridge towards New Jersey to exit 74 Palisade Parkway to one of the largest in the USA at the Palisades Mall (1000 Palisades Center Drive) in West Nyack, New York www.palisadescenter.com.
The current financial recession has been more damaging for African-American communities in New York at an alarming rate, confirmed a report released Monday by a city comptroller.
According to CNN, while unemployment in the city spiked to 72 percent from the first quarter of 2008 to the first quarter of 2009, it surged to more than 160 percent in the black communities specifically. The unemployment rate increased 14.7 percent, rising four times the speed than any other ethnic group.
National figures, however, did not show such a crippling difference.
I know you’re out there looking for those new sneaks on 125th and 116th Streets. On Sunday, 1,000 sneakerheads gathered in the Times Square Arts Center to buy, sell, and trade their vast collections of sneakers at the first annual SneakerCon.
Graffiti artist Stash told us he owns 200 to 300 pairs; D.J. Clark Kent told us he owns 2,300 but recently gave away 3,000 pairs; All Day said he owns 5,000 pairs, which he keeps in a separate apartment. Continue reading
The Award-winning master-drummer Antoinette Kudoto drumming…
…with her daughter Sena in Harlem, NY, at Morningside Park. June 2008.
The New York International Independent Film & Video Festival: Call For Entries
The New York International Independent Film & Video Festival is accepting entries for LA, December 2008 & New York, Spring 2009.
Please visit http://www.nyfilmvideo.com, if you want to submit a film. Continue reading
The capital of black America is bursting with pride as the Democratic Party prepares to make history and put forward its first black nominee for president of the United States. Continue reading