Harlem World Magazine Supports Call for Palisades Protection

palisades in supportThe New Jersey Conservation Foundation, the Palisades Park Conservancy, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Regional Plan Association, the New Jersey Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council and five other respected park and preservation organizations joined in filing a “friend of the court” brief today in New Jersey Appellate Court against LG Electronics’ plans to erect a 143-foot tower less than 60 yards from Palisades Interstate Park. Continue Reading →

Puerto Rican Day Parade Leadership Axed

juan13nweb-3-webAttorney General Eric Schneiderman will announce Thursday that he is ousting more than half the leadership of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade Inc. for financial mismanagement and is reconstituting its board of directors. Continue Reading →

Leaders, Progressives and Activists Gather for the Inauguration in Harlem

NYCC logoOn Sunday, January 26th New York City Council Member Mark D. Levine (D, Manhattan 7th district) will be sworn-in to office as the City Council Member for Manhattan’s 7th district at the South Hall of Riverside Church in West Harlem.   Continue Reading →

NY Profiling Claims Expose The MACY’SPD?

macy police departmentOutside the view of paying customers, people accused of shoplifting at Macy’s huge flagship store are escorted by security guards to cells in “Room 140,” where they can be held for hours, asked to sign an admission of guilt and pay hundreds in fines, sometimes without any conclusive proof they stole anything. Continue Reading →

State AG: Convictions From Stop-And-Frisk Low

9210469_448x252State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is weighing in on the city police department’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy with a new report that shows a very low conviction rate under the program. Continue Reading →