Qoute Of The Day: ‘You Are An idiot!’ To Harlem’s Mark-Viverito

Diane SavinoState Senator Diane Savino called City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito an “idiot” on Friday, after the speaker said she was “surprised” the Independent Democratic Conference backed new funding for public housing in New York City. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Assemblyperson Michael Blake After Party

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When describing the path his life has taken, Michael Blake humbly refers to the words of his mother who remarked that the family had gone “from no house to the White House.” Continue Reading →

Amadou Diallo Foundation’s Police-Community Relations Discussion In Harlem

Amadou-DialloA FREE Event to discuss ways to restore trust between our Communities and Law Enforcement.  Sponsored by the Amadou Diallo Foundation (ADF).

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Salters Scene: Police Show Solidarity At Officer Ramos’ Funeral

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Officers outside the Ramos funeral

By Udo Salters

The funeral for New York City Police Officer Rafael Ramos was held on Saturday December 20th at the Christ Tabernacle on Myrtle Avenue. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Mario Cuomo Passes

Mario Cuomo, a son of Italian immigrants who became an eloquent spokesman for a generation of liberal Democrats during his three terms as governor of New York but couldn’t quite bring himself to run for president, has died. He was 82. Continue Reading →

NYC Will Provide Free Space For Charter Schools

ExcitedKids600Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration said Tuesday that it would provide free space in public school buildings to a dozen new or expanding charter schools, including 10 run by Eva S. Moskowitz, one of the mayor’s fiercest rivals on the issue. Continue Reading →

Qoute Of The Day: Police Are The ‘Harlem Globetrotters’ Of The Legal System. ‘They Don’t Lose’

garner ferguson protestsThe decisions of two grand juries not to indict the police officers responsible for the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner have sparked emotional reactions and protests throughout the country. Continue Reading →

Conversations in Black Freedom Studies At The Schomburg In Harlem

CIBFS-Alternate-Graphic_WEBPlease join us in a discussion first about the long history of African American cooperative economics, both in thought and in action; secondly about the ways that communities take care of business in Black Freedom Struggle; and lastly about the important community institutions developed by groups such as the Black Panther Party that struggled against the savage inequalities of Medical Apartheid. Continue Reading →

Gov Cuomo State’s Response To Ebola Patient In NY

possible-ebolaGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo today outlined New York State’s response to a positive test for Ebola in a patient at Bellevue Hospital in New York – in order to ensure public health and safety and contain the disease. Continue Reading →

Cuomo, de Blasio And Celebs Celebrate Sharpton’s 60th

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo was so eager to honor Sharpton on his 60th birthday that he ducked out in the middle of the Catholic Church’s Al Smith Dinner at the Waldorf to greet The Rev and lavish praise on him at the nearby Four Seasons restaurant. Continue Reading →