Harlem Dad’s Take Your Child to School

fathers dayWe’re excited to remind you about the statewide collaborative initiative: Dad’s Take Your Child to School (DTYCTS). Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Rev. Sharpton Leads Silent Protest

Rev. Sharpton Leads Silent Protest

On Father’s Day the Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network led a silent protest march down 5thAvenue. Continue Reading →

Harlem Protest Against Stop-And-Frisks

Harlem World Magazine asked our interns about “stop-and-frisk” in Harlem, who said “…in May (2012) I was stopped-and-frisked 45 times by the NYPD in Harlem”:

Prominent civil rights leaders joined protesters at a Harlem rally Saturday to voice objections to a police practice that has led to hundreds of thousands of innocent people being stopped and searched by officers. Continue Reading →

HW Question: “What’s Your Fondest Memory Of Your Father?”

For Father’s Day Harlem World Magazine walked along 124th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd, asking people “What’s your fondest memory of your father?”

“My name is Kalia (age 18). Having birthdays with my dad and how he makes it (my birthday) feel like it’s my day and the whole world is about me. That is the favorite memory of my dad.” Continue Reading →

Real Men Cook: Food & Family = Fun & Good Memories

Some of our fondest memories tend to revolve around Family gatherings and delicious meals, especially in the Black community. Just the thought of family reunions, holiday times and general Sunday dinner with the family can make my mouth water when I think of the delicious spreads that are always on the table. The food was and is an integral part of the day. The food is always delicious to be sure but even more importantly the food brought us together to talk to share to reflect, to laugh, sometimes to heal and to grow as a family. Continue Reading →

Dr. Jeff Gardere on VH1’s “Dad Camp”

Last Father’s Day, President Obama challenged young men to step up as fathers, asking them to recognize that their “responsibility does not end at conception.” VH1 and 3 Ball Productions are taking that call to heart with the new series “Dad Camp,” which tasks a small group of young fathers-to-be to step up and become responsible and caring parents. “Dad Camp” premieres on VH1 on Monday, May 31 at 10:30 PM* Continue Reading →