Join An Exclusive Performance Of The Hip-hop Musical Peace Warriors in Harlem

seitu 3 pactWest Harlem Development Corporation is hosting an exclusive performance of the Off-Broadway Hip-hop musical Peace Warriors just for the youth of Grant and Manhattanville Houses. Continue Reading →

NY judge: Cameras Could Have Stopped Deaths By Police

police-choke-hold-manThe federal judge who ruled that the New York Police Department’s stop and frisk policy violated civil rights said in a speech that body cameras could have prevented the deaths of two men by police. Continue Reading →

Benefits! What benefits? Harlem Tenants Clueless On Columbia $3M

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NYDaily News reports that Columbia University established a $3 million fund for the Grant and Manhattanville Houses in Harlem, but five years later only $85,000 has been tapped and residents say they had no clue the dough was available. Continue Reading →

Few Harlem Youths at Planning Meeting Against Violence

20140913_WESTHARLEM_SNOW7274-2-771x514Juvenile Justice Information Exchange reports thatl last summer, when the feud between the youth from the rival Manhattanville and Grant Houses in West Harlem was at its chaotic and bloody peak, Derrick Haynes and Taylonn Murphy had an idea. Continue Reading →

Police Seek Suspect In Cab Robbery In Harlem

robbery video in harlem1Sources report that police Wednesday night were seeking help from the public in finding a suspect who robbed a livery cab driver in East Harlem this past weekend. Continue Reading →

Qoute of The Day: ‘Yielding Troubling Information,’ NYPD Chokehold Review Board Says

eric garnerAMNY reports that an audit of complaints of the use of chokeholds by New York City police officers has “yielded troubling information,” said the chair of the Civilian Complaint Review Board on Wednesday evening. Continue Reading →

Eric Garner Death Inspires Summer Camp In Harlem

wenn2598019The program is sponsored by Urban Art Beat, Art Start and The Next Youth Coalition. It launched on August 18 in the wake of protests over the death of Eric Garner in Staten Island and Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO, both of whom died at the hands of police misconduct. Continue Reading →

Harlem Woman Turns In Boston Bomber Sister

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A sister of the accused Boston Marathon bombers has been arrested for allegedly threatening to bomb her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend. Continue Reading →