“Black Lives Matter”, March In Harlem (photos)

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Great images from the Working Families party as they document the community coming out in support of the Black Lives Matter march on January 19, 2015 near 106th Streets in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Amadou Diallo Foundation’s Police-Community Relations Discussion In Harlem

Amadou-DialloA FREE Event to discuss ways to restore trust between our Communities and Law Enforcement.  Sponsored by the Amadou Diallo Foundation (ADF).

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NYC Announces New Campaign For Healthcare At No Cost

securedownloadThe Health Department and the Human Resources Administration (HRA) today launched a new ad campaign to remind New Yorkers that they may qualify for a health insurance plan available through the Affordable Care Act at no cost. Continue Reading →

Obama Library Would Continue Revitalization In Harlem

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the West Harlem where Columbia University would build the Obama presidential library, residents are accustomed to change. But they have not always welcomed it. Continue Reading →

Dr. Gene-Ann Polk At Harlem Hospital Dies

DR GENE ANN POLK Photo Credit James Kriegsmann_2_2Dr. Gene-Ann Polk, longtime Director of Pediatrics and Ambulatory Care at Harlem Hospital and Professor Emerita of Clinical Pediatrics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Continue Reading →

Jobs: ‘Exam Monitors’ Needed In NYC

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The New York City’s Department of Citywide Administration (DCAS) Bureau of Exams is currently seeking residents of New York City who are interested in serving as Exam monitors during the administration of large Civil Service Exams on the weekends in NY City high school and at DCAS test sites. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Morris Harris Designer Of The Flag Of Israel

morris harris1Morris (Maishel Arriz in Hebrew) Harris was born in Svadish, Lithuania (then a part of Russia) in 1874. Svadish was one block long with very small one-story houses, except for the Harris house which had two stories.

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Salters Scene: Police Show Solidarity At Officer Ramos’ Funeral

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Officers outside the Ramos funeral

By Udo Salters

The funeral for New York City Police Officer Rafael Ramos was held on Saturday December 20th at the Christ Tabernacle on Myrtle Avenue. Continue Reading →