Rangel Urges President Obama To Enforce Fair Chance Hiring Policies

charles-rangelCongressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, joined Reps. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) and Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA) in urging President Barack Obama to take steps in solidifying fair chance hiring policies in the federal government.  Continue Reading →

Inexpensive Flights To Cuba Are Coming—But When?

GettyImages-165624881As President Obama makes his historic trip to Cuba this week, interest in travel to the island nation is surging, with search engine Hopper reporting a 500 percent increase in search activity on various online agencies over the last year. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Aretha Franklin Sings “You Make Me Feel” At Kennedy Center (video)

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The world was reminded of Aretha Franklin‘s divaness on Tuesday when CBS aired the pre-taped Kennedy Center Honors celebration from Washington, D.C. Continue Reading →

Columbia Students And Rikers Inmates Create A Bot

Columbia_College in harlemNot long ago, a team from Harlem’s Columbia University set out to build an automated Twitter bot in a place with no Internet access—part of a 12-hour class for people with no prior programming experience. Continue Reading →

A “Morehouse Fag” On An All-Male HBCU Campus

male and she male at morehouseNestled in the heart of Atlanta’s University Center, Morehouse College is a beacon of black male excellence. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: President Obama in NYC

President Obama Arrives in NYC

President Obama Arrives in NYC

By Udo  Salters

It’s President Obama arriving in Air Force One, the plane touched down in NYC early Sunday morning September 27th. After saying hello and shaking hands of a number of people gathered on the tarmac, he was off again in the Marine One helicopter bound for Manhattan.

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Harlem Fave DJ M.O.S. With Diddy, Obama, Naomi And More (video)

be0e3619-2f29-4517-af8f-d7d5ca2708c2Harlem World Magazine got a shout out from one of our favorite HW readers DJ M.O.S. who sent us some exclusive behind-scene love from Vegas for the Pacquiao / Mayweather fight to deejay Showtime’s official pre-fight party at Lavo hosted by P. Diddy.

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Op-Ed: President Obama And The Baltimore Riots

President_Barack_ObamaBy Michael McQuillan

The Baltimore riots are heart-rending and wrong.  But it is also wrong to misconstrue First Amendment protest rights as for mere venting.  Its purpose, as the Bill of Rights makes clear, is to “petition the government for a redress of grievance.”  Continue Reading →