Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat introduced legislation titled, “Make Our Government Safe Act,” which prevents individuals who have threatened to destroy the government from participating in or attending National Security Council meetings. Continue Reading →
Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer issued the following statement in reaction to the White House’s decision to rescind federal guidelines protecting transgender students’ rights in schools across the country. Continue Reading →
The Rev. Al Sharpton discussed the race for retiring Congressman Charles Rangel‘s seat—using a weekly live address to endorse Rangel’s favored successor and to blast “political gentrification,” “new leadership” and “negroes you ain’t never seen before.” Continue Reading →
New York City ranks first overall among the top 25 cities for women entrepreneurs, ahead of San Francisco, Seattle, and Austin, according to the Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index (WE Cities), released today at the White House’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit, and the best place for Harlem-based women entrepreneurs. Continue Reading →
Following decades of political and economic marginalization of the African population in the United States, over 100 African leaders and representatives from across the United States attended a White House briefing. Continue Reading →
Heralded by The Guardian as “the most exciting jazz flutist to have emerged in years,” 20-year-old vocalist and flutist Elena Pinderhughes is one to watch. Continue Reading →
One of the most prominent stains on the reputation of the much-mythologized Reagan administration was its response, or lack of response, to the AIDS crisis as it began to ravage American cities from Harlem to Hollywood in the early and mid-1980s. Continue Reading →
A White House that has a work-from-home policy. A president who leaves the office every night at 6:30 p.m to be home in time for dinner.