Harlem Congressman Espaillat Introduces The “Make Our Government Safe Act”

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 →

Brewer Statement On White House Rescinding Guidance That Protected Transgender Students

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 →

#HarlemVotes Gets Young People Ready For Election Day, Do You? (Photographs)

harlem-votes-in-harlem-2016#HarlemVotes, hosted by recording artist and educator, VFerg kicked off with much excitement and enthusiasm at local hot-spot, Solomon and Kuff and Karl Franz Williams, co-owner, this past weekend. Continue Reading →

‘Negroes You Ain’t Never Seen Before’: Al Sharpton On Rangel Congressional Seat

seitu sharpton3The 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 →

Why NYC Is Better For Harlem Women Entrepreneurs

women4New 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 →

White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett Honored At National Action Network

jarrettThis Thursday during National Action Network’s (NAN) 25th Annual National Convention, Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President of the United States, will be honored with the NAN President’s Award at the “Keepers of the Dream” Dinner and Awards Ceremony. Continue Reading →

US African Representatives Attend White House Briefing

-United People for African CongressFollowing 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 →

Jazz Now Series Elena Pinderhughes At HarlemStage

Elena PinderhughesHeralded 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 →

HW Pick: “When AIDS Was Funny,” A New Chilling Film

when aids was funny in harlemOne 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 →

HW Pick: Words of Wisdom From Single Mom Valerie Jarrett

b7507bfde64eb8202c587860133177ff168b2defThe Harlem World Magazine reader works hard and plays hard, finding the balance in their private of public life can be a challenge. We hope these words from Valerie Jarrett help in the journey:

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.

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