Public Service Planned For Basil Paterson in Harlem

IMG_5580A public memorial service will be held later this month for longtime New York political powerhouse Basil (BAZ’-uhl) Paterson. Continue Reading →

New York Political Boss Basil Paterson Passes And Electeds Respond

basil_paterson_faAP reports that Basil Paterson, a longtime New York political powerhouse and the father of former Gov. David Paterson, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 87. Continue Reading →

Ex-NY Governor Paterson Joins iFunding

English: STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Governor David...

iFunding, America’s number one real estate crowdfunding platform, welcomes former New York Governor David A. Paterson to its team. Continue Reading →

HW Remix: Knocking on Harlem’s Door

harlem100726_560We thought this story by Chris Smith that orignally ran in the NYMagazine on November 3, 2010 would be informative as we head into the primary elections in June 2014.

It’s a campaign-kickoff rally straight out of the playbook: festive red-white-and-blue posters, lapel buttons featuring the smiling candidate, a soundtrack of upbeat and strenuously unobjectionable tunes. Continue Reading →

A Portrait Of David Paterson (video)

gov patersonDavid Paterson, a Columbia University graduates and Harlem State Senate representatives official portrait has “kind of an inviting quality to it,” the former governor told reporters on Sunday after a ceremony to unveil the painting at the state’s Capitol in Albany. Continue Reading →

John Starks And Clyde Frazier Sr., at African American Parade Breakfast in Harlem

Former NY Knick’s guard John Starks and Harlemite Clyde Frazier, Sr., was hanging out at the 43rd Annual African American Parade Breakfast Sunday, September 12, 2012 in Harlem. Continue Reading →

The African American Day Parade Sunday 16, September 2012

A great piece during the Harlem African American Day Parade on September 16, 2012, shot as the parade moved north uptown along Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., (aka 7th Avenue) and the corner of at 120th Street. Continue Reading →

African American Day Parade in Harlem 2010

“The Largest Black Parade In America” on Sunday, September 19, 2010
1 pm, in Harlem on 111th Street & Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. to 142nd St., Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: African American Day

Photography and text By Derrick Salters for HW

On a gorgeous Sunday afternoon, the 39th Annual African American Day Parade kicked off on 111th and Adam Clayton Powell Avenue. With Governor David Paterson, Comptroller William Thompson, Assemblyman, Keith L.T. Wright among others leading the way, the Harlem parade was on its way to being a nice celebration of Black positive achievement.WBLS held down their own float, the NAACP had a strong presence and countless other organizations played a part. Continue Reading →