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 →

Op-Ed: U.N. Leaders Must include Nuclear Energy in Action Plan On Climate Change

climate change march in nycBy Ron Kirk

All eyes will be on New York City this week, as world leaders come together for the U.N. Climate Summit – an event that aspires to shape the national and global energy future. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Air Squadron, NY, 1935

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A photograph of members of the Harlem Air Squadron at the Roosevelt Field Airport in Long Island, New York, 1935.

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Lakay; Home is Where Haiti Is

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By Hadasah Ingrid

A new Documentary about Two Brothers Who Return Home to Find Family But Find Themselves

“Haiti is broken.” A life changing phone message from a significant sobbing voice . But those are the words Tirf Alexius heard from his mother about their homeland. Continue Reading →

Kohei Hattori Flys As The Amateur Night At The Apollo Winner (video)

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A passionate Kohei Hattori sings “I Believe I Can Fly,” is the new first place, at Amateur Night at The Apollo September 17th, 2014, in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

The Landmarks Preservation Commission’s Find A Landmark In Harlem

marcus garvey park in harlemThis week Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) launches a new web feature that allows users to perform a geographic search of any property in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Jonathan A. Mason Sr., Leads Harlem’s African American Day Parade

Jonathan A. Mason, International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.  Jonathan A. Mason Sr., International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (PBS) has been selected to serve as the Grand Marshall of Harlem’s historic African American Day Parade. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson, Red Rooster: “…Give Back And Economically Empower…”

l_6095_marcus‘Finding creative and effective ways to simultaneously give back and economically empower people is something that is increasingly important. Continue Reading →

Picks From The Natural Living Film Festival 2014 In Harlem

Here are our hot picks for the upcoming Natural Living Film Festival:

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Food traditions are hard to change especially when they are passed on from generation to generation. Continue Reading →