Morris (Maishel Arriz in Hebrew) Harris was born in Svadish, Lithuania (then a part of Russia) in 1874. Svadish was one block long with very small one-story houses, except for the Harris house which had two stories.
Harlem speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will be meeting members of New York-based community and ethnic media to share her vision on issues ranging from the City Council’s legislative agenda to housing, health, immigration and education. Continue Reading →
“For the more than 11 million undocumented Americans desperately seeking an end to our country’s broken immigration laws, the President’s declaration that we can trade gridlock for reform during this ‘year of action’ is a powerful signal that he understands the hardship they are experiencing. Continue Reading →