The Launch of a New Urban Health Campaign Uses Hip Hop as a Vaccine

hip hop health 1By Hadasah Ingrid

March 7th, 2014. The Center for Health Equity & Urban Science Education (CHEUSE) held its 6th Annual Health Disparities Conference at Teachers College, Columbia University in West Harlem, New York.  Continue Reading →

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 →

NYC’s Specialized Schools Called Racist

diverse childrenNew York City’s specialized schools still have low enrollment among minorities, according to a city report released on Friday. Continue Reading →

The White Man March In NYC

wmmA group of white men have organized a march scheduled to take place today in NYC for the purpose of protesting what they call the “anti-white” agenda that “allows” black people to have the same rights as white people. Continue Reading →

In The Heights: Women in the Heights

jpegIn celebration of Women’s History Month, The Grady Alexis Gallery at El Taller Latino Americano is pleased to present Through Women’s Eyes, an art exhibition featuring the work of New York-based artists Antonia Guerrero (Mexico,) Shifi Rathaus (Israel) and Nina Talbot (US.).

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Hillary Pushes Early Childhood Ed in Harlem

Hillary Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton took a break from paid speeches and award ceremonies on Tuesday to meet instead with a group of mostly Hispanic parents and children in East Harlem to highlight her family foundation’s early childhood development initiatives. Continue Reading →

4 Lessons Harlem’s Puffy Taught Marc Ecko About Branding

2013-10-01-Puffy-puffIn Marc Ecko’s first book “Unlabel: Selling You Without Selling Out,” he wrote about companies we love like 5WPR, and about how, exactly, do you become a household name? What’s the road map? Who are the benchmarks? Who’s the best at influencing how people are made to feel? Continue Reading →