Seitu’s World: Harlem To Albany Bus Ride

seitu in albany 1By Seitu Oronde

Harlem to Albany bus ride of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Black And Puerto Rican Caucus last January 2014 sponsored by Senator Bill Perkins with the entire Harlem group. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Black History Month At The Schomburg

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This time Seitu Oronde was at the Schomburg Center on 135th Street in Harlem for a Black History Month event with Ted Wilson, Ras Baraka, Woodie King, Jr.,.

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A Celebration Of Hanukkah With Harlem Senator Perkins

HanukkahA Celebration of Hanukkah with Harlem Senator Bill Perkins, at the Old Broadway Synagogue at 15 Old Broadway (between 125th and 126th Streets, New York, NY). Continue Reading →

Harlem Project Moves Forward Despite Opposition

urban league bldgA little-known state board approved the acquisition of the needed land over the objections of a state senator and four business owners who could be forced to move. Continue Reading →

Harlem Biz Owners Question National Urban League Project

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A world renowned civil rights group’s plan to turn a row of small businesses in Harlem into a lustrous new headquarters and black history museum would trample on the very small business owners whose life stories could themselves be in the museum, foes say. Continue Reading →

Harlem to Preserve Brownstones By Creating height Limits

“… home to such African-American luminaries as composer Duke Ellington, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and civil rights activist W.E.B. DuBois.”

Hundreds of New York City’s most glorious brownstones and majestic townhouses will be protected from developers and preserved for generations under a major rezoning proposed for West Harlem. Continue Reading →