OP-Ed: Latinos Highest Among The Uninsured

LatinosMarch 31st is a significant day for President Barack Obama and his administration. It marks the deadline for registration for the Affordable Care Act and whether or not it is a success. Continue Reading →

White Walls: Men of Color in Higher Education Speak

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Black History Month will be celebrated at St. Philips Church in collaboration with St. Philips Church Credit Union, RAP-SI  Reading, Achievement, Professionalism Success Institute a project of the CUNY BMI (Black Male Initiative). Continue Reading →

Harlem’s ATLAH Worldwide Missionary Church Posts Anti-Gay Sign (video)


A sign in front of a church in Harlem, N.Y. led by a polarizing and controversial anti-gay pastor is not only making its rounds on the Internet, but raising quite a few eyebrows along the way. Continue Reading →

Adriano Espaillat State of he Union Address

Adriano Espaillat“For the more than 11 million undocumented Americans desperately seeking an end to our country’s broken immigration laws, the President’s declaration that we can trade gridlock for reform during this ‘year of action’ is a powerful signal that he understands the hardship they are experiencing. Continue Reading →

President Obama And The First Lady Holiday Wishes (video)

obama26n-1-webIn this week’s address, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wish everyone from Harlem to Hollywood a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Lonely Guy

iWhen Barack Obama arrived in Washington almost five years ago, the universal assumption was that the young president—who had, after all, won office by exploiting every connective tool of the national social and electoral network—would run his White House in sharp contrast to the bunkered, hunkered-down George W. Bush. Continue Reading →

HW Question: Gay Marriage, “Should Gay Marriage be legal?”

On Thursday, May 17th, we asked Harlemites on 125th Street about the presidents support of Gay Marriage. We asked eight 20 and 30 somethings, “should gay marriage be legal?”

“…it endorses legalization here in NY City, it extends the part of history that we’ve made for gay people here like myself….

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