Harlem United Tackles Transgender Awareness In Harlem

transgender_symbol_hiresThe CDC reports that the highest percentage of new HIV+ test results is among transgender people. In New York City, nearly all of the new HIV infections are among transgender women—many of whom are blacks/African Americans or Latinos. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Selling Out Black Kids In Harlem And NYC

hw magazine s. tisdaleThe NYPost editorial board writes that if you were a New York politician and black and Latino kids in your city school district were performing miserably, would you say things were all hunky dory because the white kids were doing well? Continue Reading →

Harlemite’s Plan For El Barrio A Capital Of Latino Theater

harlem cap of lat theater1Welcome To Harlem blog posted an article regarding a East Harlem playwright who wants to make El Barrio the city’s undisputed Latino cultural center by designating an uptown theater district that would showcase four underutilized auditoriums. Continue Reading →

LGBTQ Cultures in Photography At The Schomburg

June-9-Visually-Speaking-Gerad-Gaskin-image Join the Schomburg as we celebrate LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning) culture through the images of photographers Gerad Gaskin and Samantha Box. Continue Reading →

OP-Ed: Latinos Highest Among The Uninsured

LatinosMarch 31st is a significant day for President Barack Obama and his administration. It marks the deadline for registration for the Affordable Care Act and whether or not it is a success. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s 145th Street The Fastest Growing in NYC

Anchored by Convent Ave., one of the city’s prettiest brownstone blocks, Harlem around 145th St. and St. Nicholas Ave., is easily one of the fast-growing neighborhoods and potentially explosive housing micro-markets in all of New York City. Continue Reading →