Rangel: Shirley Chisholm Deserves This Honor

Shirley Chisholm 1970sHarlem Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, released the following statement regarding his colleague Shirley Chisholm, Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rev. Sharpton On President Obama’s Delay Asking Employees’ For Criminal Records

sharptonNational Action Network (NAN) applauds President Barack Obama’s latest series of proposed criminal justice reforms, including an executive order that will require federal employers to delay asking prospective employees about their criminal record until further along in the hiring process. Continue Reading →

Rev. Al Sharpton On The Passing Of Amelia Boynton

boyn in harlemPresident and founder of Harlem-based National Action Network, Reverend Al Sharpton released the following statement on civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Rangel Returns From Africa With President Obama

8664bebc-c163-4b48-bc2e-14fa765d5015Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel returns from a historic trip to Ethiopia and Kenya in Africa with President Barack Obama. Continue Reading →

Thelma Golden Added To The Obama Foundation Board

thelma golden1The State Journal reports that Barack Obama Foundation building President Barack Obama’s future library is adding the versatile Thelma Golden to its board. She’s the director and chief curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: First Lady Hosts White House Kids State Dinner

By CC Minton

First Lady Michelle Obama hosted fifty-five young and talented chefs at the White House “Kids State” Dinner. Continue Reading →

Angry Harlemites Call Out Hating Pastor Manning (video)

Neighbors-confront-Pastor-James-David-Manning-WPIX-800x430Angry neighbors confronted a flamboyantly anti-LGBT pastor over the hateful messages he posts outside his Harlem church. Continue Reading →