Congressman 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 →
From the platform of the Number 1 subway at 125th Street and Broadway in Harlem, I see the Hudson River and a glass-sided building rising on Columbia University’s new campus, where the school proposes hosting the Obama presidential library and museum. Continue Reading →
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 →
The show of the forty images documents the faith traditions of African Americans.
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 →
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 →
After Saturday’s ambush killing of two New York police officers, James Woods is pointing fingers at two people: Reverend Al Sharpton and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. Continue Reading →
“The Mothers, Fathers and Families of Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. want to send their deepest sympathies to the families of Officer Ramos and Officer Liu and want to take this time to pray for peace in our communities. Continue Reading →