Starbucks Offers College Tuition To Harlem Employees (video)

starbucks-east-harlemThere are 3-4 Starbucks in Harlem, just as rising college debt is becoming a national issue, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced an initiative to encourage employees to get a degree – but there’s no guarantee it will work. Continue Reading →

Swizz Beatz Enrolled In Harvard Business School

photo17We’ve been reporting about the busy life of Harlem girl Alicia Keys husband Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean, who seems to be the story that keeps giving. Continue Reading →

Ryan Leslie, Another Harlem Phenom

RYANLESLIEAt 15, he went to Harvard. At 19, he had a degree in government and politics. At 29, Ryan Leslie is a budding hip-hop mogul.

It’s Thursday in Manhattan, and Ryan Leslie is getting down to business: the complicated, consuming, cutting-edge business of creating Ryan Leslie.

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