Census Show Another Increase in NYC’s Non-Hispanic White Population

east-harlem11Kevin Gallagher and Sharon Almog, both teachers, considered moving to New Jersey with their two children several years ago when they were squeezed out of the apartment they were subletting in Stuyvesant Town, the sprawling complex that has long been a haven for working- and middle-class families in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Savion Glover’s Harlem Friend To The Rescue

savion glover taps in harlem styleOne of the world’s most popular and talented tap dancers had a dilemma before his appearance and performance on Good Day New York on Wednesday. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cole Sisters, 1911

Negro Basketball New York Girls Cole Sisters Harlem Repro POSTCARD#200The Negro Basketball New York Girls Cole Sisters was the sister team of the Black Fives Era men’s basketball teams, coached by Conrad Norman, Harlem, New York. 1911 Continue Reading →

Souleo: Happy 80th Birthday Apollo Theater

Musician Reverend Charles Hodges Sr and Paul Rodgers recording at Royal Studios (left to right)_Courtesy PaulRodgers.comThe Apollo Theater has transformed the lives of many singers that performed on its stage such as Stevie Wonder, James Brown and Lauryn Hill. Continue Reading →

Rep. Charles Rangel Debate Telephone Skit Ridicules Opponents

rangel on phone during debateAfter a rugged first debate last month where he fended off attacks from his two main challengers, incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel came out swinging in a second debate Wednesday evening. Continue Reading →

New Harlem Minister Big $1.2M Repay in Disaster Funds

2b14a17803b13513540f6a7067002ef7A New York City minister who was the subject of an Associated Press investigation about misspent 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina charity funds has agreed to repay $1.2 million that he took from his congregation to buy an 18th century farmhouse on seven acres in rural New Jersey. Continue Reading →

Update: Harlem’s Sherri Shepherd Files Own Divorce Against Husband

sherri-shepherd-weddingHarlem resident Sherri Shepherd is now filing for divorce from husband Lamar Sally after he first filed for legal separation on May 2, TMZ reports. Continue Reading →

From HW Network: Fisk University Sholarships

39621636.FiskUniversityNashvilleTnWe recently received an e-mail from our friend D. Downing in Harlem. The e-mail was from Christa, regarding any African American student applying to college this Fall 2014 in the New York or New Jersey area that might be interested in attending Fisk University. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Sweet November’ By Sza (Audio And Interview)

600_1394234342_sza_30We’re diggin indie artist Sza, the New Jersey born vocalist who is recording with Top Dawg Entertainment. Anywho, Sza`s upcoming project “Z” will feature her newest track “Sweet November.” Continue Reading →