Harlem Rangel’s Ferguson Speech On House Floor (video)

securedownload“This is such a great country and I love it so much. I was raised in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty and when I graduated from law school, having been the only one in my family having gone to college, I think my mother said, thank you, Jesus, and I said something like thanks for the Constitution and thanks for being born in America. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The Celebration Of Juneteenth In Harlem

seitu gran1The attendees celebrate the Juneteenth Celebration on June 20th 2014 at Gran Piato in East Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

The 21st Annual Juneteenth Celebration In Harlem

gorby 1Photographs and text by Gorbachev Street

The tradition continues with the  Annual Juneteenth Celebration. A day for African Americans to observe the glorious day Union General Gordon Granger entered into Gavelston,TX on June 19, 1865, reading aloud the emancipation which led to the freedom of 250,000 slaves.  Continue Reading →

The Impossible is Possible

By Claude Jay

The Origin of the Watch Night Service

On December 31, people around the world will gather to celebrate waiting and watching as 2009 goes out and the New Year 2010 comes in. Just a short subway ride from Harlem, thousands of people will gather to watch the ball drop In Time Square. As we look back on 2009, there is much to reflect on in our lives, in our neighborhoods, city, state, country and world. Continue Reading →