Dem Leader Considers Retiring From Harlem Politics

Cap Ben 5 Star Security assemblymen Keith Wright Chief Salih of 5 Star SecurityHarlem Assemblyman and Manhattan Democratic Party leader Keith Wright is considering retiring from politics — to take a plum job as the $174,000-a-year borough county clerk, our source has learned. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rangel Welcomes Rev. Butts At CBC Prayer Breakfast

image001Congressman Charles B. Rangel welcomed Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III to the nation’s capital, as the nationally-renowned pastor of the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Rangel: The US Military Is As Unequal As America. Want A Fair Fight? Reinstate The Draft

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By Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel

I am certain that the US-led coalition can defeat the Islamic terrorist groups in the Middle East. But if we ultimately must put boots on the ground, we should only do so when our entire nation is fully committed to sharing the burden – when we reinstate the draft and enact a war tax. Continue Reading →

Rangel Demands Inclusion On LaGuardia Terminal Expansion Project

charles-rangelIn a letter to the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, dated September 17, 2014, Congressman Charles B. Rangel, advocated that New York City follow the lead of other metropolitan municipalities. Continue Reading →

Labor Leaders Celebrated In Harlem

AM NEWS AND LYCH PRESENTS---2014 copyIn celebration of New York City’s labor movement, Bill Lynch Associates in partnership with the NY Amsterdam News will host the 4th Annual “Tying Communities Together” Labor Awards Breakfast tomorrow, September 18th at 8:00am.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Rangel Endorsed Councilman Praises African Gov’t Targeting Gays

bronx politicain talks about anti gay1A YouTube video has surfaced showing Bronx Councilman Fernando Cabrera in Uganda praising the leadership of the African country for its socially conservative positions, amid widespread international condemnation for its passing one of the world’s most severe anti-gay laws. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Week Swings On Great Day in Harlem

rudy tne2On Sunday, August17th, Harlem Week brought tennis lessons to Harlem youth, with Congressman Charles Rangel, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, performers and others on hand to the festivities on 135th Street for another Great Day in Harlem!

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“Represent NYC: Special Election Coverage,” Candidates Forums

Seatedposed_smallManhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN), the borough’s award-winning public-access TV station, is pleased to present “Represent NYC: Special Election Coverage,” a series of three panels with State Democratic primary candidates, this Sunday, August 24 at 7:00 pm on MNN1. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sharpton To Missouri Looking For Justice

sharptonThe NYPost reports that Rev. Al Sharpton is heading to the scene of another controversial death involving cops — this time in Missouri, where an unarmed teen was shot to death by a police officer. Continue Reading →

Congressman Rangel Wins “Trailblazers” award

rangel receives awardsCongressman Charles B. Rangel was honored at the Congressional Black Associates (CBA) annual “Tribute to our Trailblazers” award ceremony on Wednesday, July 30, 3014, with the CBA Legacy Award for being one of two remaining founders of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC).  Continue Reading →