Amadou Diallo Foundation’s Police-Community Relations Discussion In Harlem

Amadou-DialloA FREE Event to discuss ways to restore trust between our Communities and Law Enforcement.  Sponsored by the Amadou Diallo Foundation (ADF).

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Are You A Student Leader Who Serves The Community

melissa mccartneyEach year for the past decade, Bank of America offers a select group of community-minded NYC high school students the opportunity to work a paid internship with a local nonprofit, such as the YMCA and Food Bank for New York City, as part of their Student Leaders® program.  Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasi Bans Foam Containers From Harlem To Hollis

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English: Foam peanuts. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio fulfilled a campaign promise on Thursday by announcing a ban on serving food and drinks in polystyrene foam containers, a measure hailed by environmentalists but long opposed by the food service industry. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Mario Cuomo Passes

Mario Cuomo, a son of Italian immigrants who became an eloquent spokesman for a generation of liberal Democrats during his three terms as governor of New York but couldn’t quite bring himself to run for president, has died. He was 82. Continue Reading →

James Woods Rips Harlem’s Al Sharpton Over NYPD Officers

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After Saturday’s ambush killing of two New York police officers, James Woods is pointing fingers at two people: Reverend Al Sharpton and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. Continue Reading →

David Dinkins Featured in ‘Mandela” In Harlem

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To commemorate the first anniversary of Madiba’s passing, “Mandela” celebrates his life, message, and accomplishments. David Dinkins performs in the Play “Mandela” a role he was born to embody:  the 106th Mayor of the City of New York in 1990. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ashley Murphy And Misty Copeland Cover Pointe Magazine

pointe-ballerinaWhen was the last time you saw two top ballerinas who are from Harlem on a magazine cover? I can save you some time. You’ve never seen that — unless you’ve already spotted Pointe magazine’s June/July 2014 cover. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Junior Tennis And Education Program Celebrates 42 Years

SM_HARLEM_JR_TENNIS_CELEBRATION_2014_017Tennis stars and celebrities including James Blake, Mayor David Dinkins, Jeanne Ashe and more, with the evening’s emcee, Al Roker of the Today Show. were on hand to celebrate the Harlem Junior Tennis & Education Program’s 42 years of Service.  Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: David Dinkins Receives The ‘Champions Of Change’ Award

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On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014, HW’s Seitu Oronde was on the scene for the Champions Of Change award ceremony for the 106th Mayor of New York City David Dinkins at the New York Society of Ethical Culture, NY. Continue Reading →