Marley Heirs Wail One Love Tribute To Legend

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Benefactors to the legacy left by Robert Nesta Marley rocked the Apollo Theater in Harlem with a tribute concert commemorating the legend’s 35th anniversary appearance at the landmark showplace. Continue Reading →

Poetry And Art At Chop Chop In Washington Heights

Baruch & StudentsThere was poetry in motion at the first event sponsored by the Jewish Advocacy for Culture and Knowledge (J.A.C.K.), held at the bustling Chop Chop kosher Chinese restaurant on West 184th Street in Washington Heights, NY, north of Harlem. Continue Reading →

Mentoring in Medicine Health and Science Expo In Harlem

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The 8th Annual Mentoring in Medicine Health and Science Expo is expecting more than 1,000 students from elementary school through college/post-baccalaureate as well as educators, caregivers, community leaders and science and health care professionals are expected to attend the free conference. Continue Reading →

‘Mike Brown Rebellion’ At Maysles In Harlem

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Rebel Diaz, Ñ Don’t Stop and Maysles Education presents “THE MIKE BROWN REBELLION” a documentary film chronicling the youth leaders and resistance in Ferguson – featuring the people’s demand for justice, the militarization and repression by the State, and the responses to the verdict of no indictment of Darren Wilson in October. Continue Reading →

Christmas Cheer Comes To East Harlem

tahl properties in east harlemChristmas Cheer Came Early this Year at the Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Services’ holiday party in East Harlem, sponsored byTahl Propp Equities, a privately-held, community-based real estate investment firm that owns, manages and has in development more than 3,000 units of affordable housing in East and West Harlem, and the New York Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (AWBA). Continue Reading →

Harlem Christmas Tree Buying Guide

holdaiy tree buying in harlemIt’s officially Christmas time in Harlem. The 125th Street tree and lights are lit, which means it is now socially acceptable for you to start decking your halls. That includes finding your very own Christmas tree. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Herman Badillo Blazed Path Of Influence

Gonzalez: Few played as big a role in community as Herman Badillo Badillo applauded our goals but sharply disagreed with our militant tactics. Mayor Lindsay ordered the police to arrest more than a hundred of us in the church, whereupon Badillo suddenly intervened as a mediator of the conflict.

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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 →

Birth Certificate Of A Black Slave Child, Harlem, 1800

harlem slave birth certifcateAn incredibly rare hand written paper in brown ink is the birth certificate written by Harlemite Elizabeth Maunsell for a ‘certain negro child named Brett,’ from Harlem Hill, NY, 1800. Continue Reading →