In 1962, Sylvia Woods opened the doors of her soul food restaurant, Sylvia’s, in the heart of Harlem on Lenox Avenue. Since its inception, her business has grown to become a staple of the community and a hotspot for notable people. Continue Reading →
The Rev. Al Sharpton said a coalition of major retailers has agreed to create a customer “bill of rights” that will be posted in stores to help prevent racial profiling. Continue Reading →
Federal scientists using sophisticated ground-penetrating radar have bolstered the findings of Bronx schoolkids and their teacher that a long-forgotten burial ground for Indian and African slaves exists in a city park in Hunts Point. Continue Reading →
The Harlem Rev. Al Sharpton says he and other civil rights leaders had a “brutally honest” meeting with the CEO of Macy’s over racial profiling. (Nov. 4). Continue Reading →
From the Associated Press on Yahoo.com
New York‘s new senator-designate Kirsten Gillibrand has started a statewide get-to-know-you tour with a visit to the Rev. Al Sharpton’s headquarters in Harlem.
The upstate congresswoman is largely unknown in New York City and Saturday’s visit with Sharpton was seen as part of a campaign to win over liberals.
She spoke to a few hundred people at Sharpton’s weekly rally, telling the crowd her top priority is the economy.