Rangel: A Rise In the Minimum Wage Will Lift Harlemites Out Of Poverty

charles rangelCongressman Charles B. Rangel highlighted a new study released by Oxfam America, an esteemed international relief and development organization, showing the real benefits that raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour would have for workers in states and congressional districts across the country like Harlem. Continue Reading →

GirlsTalk/GuysTalk And The Gathering for Justice Partner In Harlem

Aurora 3Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “People who have a stake in their society, protect that society, but when they don’t have it, they unconsciously want to destroy it.” Continue Reading →

Harlem Responds To The Death Of Maya Angelo

maya11“Today we mourn the passing and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou, whose voice, passion, and life has left a lasting influence on our state and nation…. Continue Reading →

Low Wage Workers And Clergy Walk To Riverside Church In Harlem

Wage-March-2More than 1,000 low-wage workers from around the city joined hands today with interfaith clergy members and labor officials for a historic “Faith and Justice” walk to Harlem’s Riverside Church, urging Albany to let cities around the state to set their own minimum wages. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Patrick Kelly’s Fashion Legacy Lives On through Buttons and Bananas

patrick kellyAlthough he was not physically present, the spirit of Patrick Kelly shone through during the VIP celebration of his fashion retrospective, “Runway of Love” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Continue Reading →

Tango MacBeth At The Magic Johnson Theatre In Harlem

CastMcBethTangoAward winning Filmmaker/writer/producer, Nadine Patterson, will be screening her film “Tango Macbeth” at the Magic Johnson Theater, at 2309 Frederick Douglas Boulevard in Central Harlem, (124th St and Frederick Douglas Boulevard) on Wednesday, April 23rd from 6:30-8:15 pm. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: “Celebrity” Grudge Match Is Nothing But A Set-Up!

George-Zimmerman-Fight-640x430By Simone Seerattan

Rumors of the most unpleasant kind have been circulating social media. Rumors that George Zimmerman will be getting in the ring with a willing opponent in what is being dubbed a “celebrity match” has been the most unsettling news ever to reach my ears in the last couple of days. Continue Reading →

Dreams for NYC Inspired by MLK

martin-luther-king-jr1WNYC’s Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration goes uptown to the historic Apollo Theater Sunday, January 19, 2014. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: We Must Remember

By Walter Rutledge

On April 4, 1968, forty- four years ago today, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. King was booked in room 306 at the Lorraine Motel, owned by Walter Bailey, in Memphis. Continue Reading →