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.

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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 →

Seitu’s World: Rev Jesse Jackson, Honor Dr. King’s Holiday

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Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Monday, January 15th, 2015 was Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday.   After much blood, sweat and tears, it is a cherished national holiday when we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, his life of struggle and the legacy he left for our ongoing struggle for civil and human rights. Continue Reading →

New Year, Same Challenges For CB 10 In Harlem

Despite its successes, Select Bus Service on 125th Street still faces an uphill battle at Community Board 10. Despite serving an area of the city where the vast majority of people don’t own cars, Manhattan Community Board 10 has delayed, watered down, or otherwise worked to foil several major projects to improve transit and street safety in the past few years.

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Hazel Dukes At MLK Birthday Celebration

hazel dukesHere’s a reminder that the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center New York Support Group will be hosting its 30th annual Dr. King birthday program on Monday, January 19th and you are cordially invited to join us .

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Deaths of East Harlem’s Cultural Leaders Put a Legacy in Flux

12SIDEweb-articleLargeNY Times article discusses the strains of “Ave Maria” resounded through the pristine East Harlem community room where Fernando Salicrup lay in state last Tuesday night. Continue Reading →

Jodie Foster To Receive Award In Harlem

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Jodie Foster at 61st Academy Awards – Governor’s Ball (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Barnard College’s Athena Center for Leadership Studies and Women and Hollywood are honored to announce that Academy Award® -winning actress and filmmaker Jodie Foster will receive the Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement Award at the fifth annual Athena Film Festival on Saturday February 7, 2015. Continue Reading →