Politicians Celebrate Al Sharpton’s Birthday During Harlem rally

Rev. Al Sharpton’s weekly rally at his National Action Network headquarters in Harlem had a jovial air as the civil rights activist celebrated his 63rd birthday. Continue Reading →

Hurricane Maria Relief: How Harlemites Can Help Puerto Rico And Other Disaster Victims

NY Curbed reports that Puerto Rico is facing a humanitarian crisis after Hurricane Maria ripped through the island last week. Continue Reading →

30% Of The Black-Owned Businesses In NY Disappeared

New York’s fast-gentrifying neighborhoods have contributed to an economic boom in the city over the last 15 years, with the number of new storefronts and companies increasing by 45%. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: King Day 2017 Celebration At National Action Network In Harlem (Photos)

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Wednesday, January 16, 2017 during the Celebration of Martin Luther King Day 2017 at the National Action Network (NAN) in New York, New York. Continue Reading →

NYC Child Services Botched Harlem’s Zymere Perkins And 1000s Of Other ‘High Priority’ Cases

In just three months, between July and September of this year, New York City’s beleaguered Administration For Children’s Services (ACS) botched Harlem’s Zymere Perkins and thousands of other “high priority” child-abuse investigations. Continue Reading →

Harlem Minority And Women Business Owners Received Less Than Fair Share (Update)

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On Sunday, December 8th, 2016, Comptroller Scott Stringer hosted a Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) owned business round table hosted at Cheri Restaurant on Lenox Avenue in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

City Announces Immediate Reforms In Wake of 6-Year-Old Harlem Boy’s Death

bill-de-blasio-in-caseMayor Bill de Blasio delivered a powerful statement at a press conference to announce immediate reforms to the Administration of Children’s Services following the death of 6-year-old Zymere Perkins: “The buck stops here.” Continue Reading →

Children’s Services To Be Investigated After Death Of 6-Year-Old Harlem Boy

nypd-badge1New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer announced that his office will conduct a follow-up investigation on the Administration for Children’s Services following the death of 6-year-old Zymere Perkins in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Don Lemon And Others To Attend HOLA! USA’S Exclusive Launch Party

don_lemon-in-harlemHOLA! will host an exclusive party with Harlem resident and TV personality Don Lemon and others to celebrate the international brand’s first magazine launch in the United States, HOLA!USA. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The 46th Anniversary West Indian American Day Parade & Carnival In Brooklyn

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On Labor Day, Monday, September 5th, 2016, Seitu Oronde was at the 46th Anniversary West Indian Day Parade (which was started in Harlem) in Jamiaca, New York. Continue Reading →

White Park Reopens After $3 Million Reconstruction In East Harlem

white rock parkAs city officials announced the reopening of East Harlem’s White Park on Thursday one sound echoed constantly in the background — the joyful screams and shrieks of a full playground. Continue Reading →

Controller Stringer To Cut Red Tape Strangling Small Businesses From Harlem To Hollis

Scott_StringerRed tape is strangling small businesses in the five boroughs, with mom-and-pops buried under a labyrinth of more than 6,000 rules, 250 license and permit permutations, and 15 overlapping agencies, a new report found. Continue Reading →