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 →

McDonald’s and Harlem’s Fashion Row Launch 2014 McCafe Student Fashion Design Competition

june-ambrose2Beverages and fashion collide as McDonald’s USA has joined forces with Harlem’s Fashion Row™ (HFR) to launch the 2014 McCafe Student Fashion Design Competition. Continue Reading →

Today’s Black Literary World With Omar Tyree (Part 2)

Omar Tyree 2By Eartha Watts Hicks

We continue with the three part interview with Omar Tyree that started in February during Black History month and now continues in March 2014. Continue Reading →

Robert Lee Dunham, Harlem McDonald’s Owner Dies

Robert Lee Dunham, age 78, died on May 17, 2011 at the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. He was President and CEO of TCB Management Corporation. In 1972, Lee Dunham made history by opening the first McDonald’s restaurant in the City of New York. A pioneer in McDonald’s, he was a multiple store Owner with restaurants located in New York and New Jersey. Continue Reading →