Pedro Martinez Honored By State Senator Espaillat (video)

sentaort  with supportersHall of Fame inductee Pedro Martinez was honored today at the State Capitol during Dominican Heritage Week. The Dominican born pitcher was recognized for his work both on and off the field, which has inspired countless Dominican-Americans.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Michelle Obama: A Life,” By Peter Slevin

7b80b061-e3a8-45b6-9175-4936338308abBorn January 17, 1964-less than six months after Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington-Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama was raised on the South Side of Chicago, where her father (who would later succumb to MS) was a city water-plant worker and her mother, a secretary for Spiegel catalog. Continue Reading →

Behind The Scenes At The NY Association of Black And Puerto Rican Legislators

20150215_181755Harlem World Magazine gets exclusive access with President and founder of The Friends of Frederick E. Samuel Foundation, Slam Jam and Harlem’s Got Talent with Harlem Assembly Member Keith L.T. Wright, NY City Council Member Inez E. Dickens, Michael Garner of the MTA, and Clyde Frazier, Sr.
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Harlem Congressman Rangel Pushes For Cuban Normalization

charles-rangel2Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, re-introduced the Export Freedom to Cuba Act of 2015 (H.R. 634), which would lift the travel restrictions between the United States and Cuba, and the Promoting American Agricultural and Medical Exports to Cuba Act of 2015 (H.R. 635) which would remove the sanctions that are restricting agricultural and medical trade. Continue Reading →

An Interfaith Prayer Service to End Violent Loss In Harlem March

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Join the Prayer Changes Things: An Interfaith Day of Prayer to End Violent Loss in Our Community. The event is sponsored by the Lazarus Project of The St. Charles Borrome/Resurrection Chapel. Continue Reading →

Harlem Community Board Applications Are Now Available!

2801-CB12-board-meetingIn order to be considered for appointment to one of Manhattan’s twelve Community Boards, please submit your application and resume. Continue Reading →

What Time Is the Enhanced State of the Union?

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 2014.

President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address tonight at 9 p.m. ET.

“How do I watch the State of the Union,” you might be asking yourself? Continue Reading →

National Urban League: Redeem the Dream

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Nearly fifty-two years ago Martin Luther King, Jr. ignited a movement (from Harlem to Hollywood) of action toward his dream of freedom, opportunity, and equality. Now, his American dream is the National Urban League’s proud legacy. Continue Reading →