Street Naming Event For Silvia Woods

sylvia woodsOn Wednesday, May 14th 10:00a.m, Sylvia’s Restaurant, the world renowned culinary icon gets a new address that pays homage to its late founder, Sylvia Woods, the Queen of Soul Food, who passed away in July of 2012. Continue Reading →

Rangel and Challengers Meet in First Debate To Lead Harlem

rangel-master675The NYTImes article reports that the grizzled incumbent trumpeted his experience, pounding on the table for emphasis while insisting, to laughter, that he wouldn’t cling to his seat “till I drop dead.” Continue Reading →

NYPD’s Bratton And Harlem’s Rev. Sharpton Discuss “Shop And Frisk”

rev al and nypds brattonPolice Commissioner William J. Bratton and the Rev. Al Sharpton met behind closed doors for an hour on Thursday, discussing allegations of profiling by the police in retail stores. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based Sylvia’s Opens New Restaurant In Florida

sylvias-400In 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 →

Sharpton Plans Community Meeting Regarding Slave Grave In The Bronx

article-juan-2-1127Federal 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 National Action Network Boycott Kanye Apparel!

Kanye West leaves Barneys New York in Beverly HillsVia EurWeb

The National Action Network of Los Angeles, a leading national civil rights group founded by Rev. Al Sharpton calls for a national boycott of hip hop superstar Kanye West new clothing line featuring the confederate flag symbol.

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