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 →

Dvorak, Bach and Piazzolla With Harlem Chamber Players

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The Harlem Chamber Players and the Goddard Riverside Community Center presents music by Dvořák, Bach & Piazzolla on 3:00 PM, Sunday, October 12, 2014 at the Goddard Riverside Community Center, Harlem, New York.

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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 →

Congressional Collegiate Internship Program For Harlemites

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They are reaching out to see if you may know a High School Senior, College Student, and/or a Recent Grad who would be a great candidate for the Congressional Collegiate Internship Program, and to let you know the application for the Fall 2014 program is now open. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Announces Revitalization Of La Marqueta

la marqueta in east harlem redevelopmentGovernor Andrew Cuomo and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced the revitalization of La Marqueta, a commercial and cultural corridor spanning 110 th to 125 th Streets in East Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Real Estate Brokers Pay For Discriminating Against Poor

sneinerdmanNYDailyNew reports that two Brooklyn real estate brokers and one from Harlem agreed to pay a combined $39,000 to settle allegations that they discriminated against low-income tenants. Continue Reading →