Dr. Maya Angelou’s Memorial Celebration At Riverside Church

15_LR_1128_mourners leaving the churchBy Diane Allford

On Friday, September 12th, 2014, friends and colleagues from the literary world, New York celebrities, and family came out to celebrate Dr. Maya Angelou, writer, poet, and activist at the historic Riverside Church near her Harlem home on West 120th Street. Continue Reading →

$1.5 Mil Drill Held in Harlem to Prep For Anthrax Attack On NYC

harlemThe city staged its largest ever surprise emergency response drill to prepare for the possibility of a potentially deadly anthrax attack. Continue Reading →

Qoute Of The Day: ” There’s Pot And There’s Pot” Bill Clinton Talking About Marijuana

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‘This really is a time when there should be laboratories of democracy,’ former president says

Former Harlem resident and President Bill Clinton, who once famously said he smoked marijuana but “didn’t inhale,” says he thinks legalization should be for the states to decide — not the federal government. Continue Reading →

NYC Lawmakers Are Closed On Open Webcasts

webA law requiring all city agencies, commissions and task forces to webcast their public meetings and hearings took effect this week, but most of those entities are failing to comply. Continue Reading →