Black Philanthropy Month 2014, How You Can Get Involved In Harlem

August black philanthrapy monthBlack Give Back reported that August 1st marks the beginning of Black Philanthropy Month 2014 (#BPM2014), a month-long, multi-media campaign designed to inform, inspire and invest in Black philanthropic leadership. Continue Reading →

Harlemite Maya Angelou Remembered at Memorial

mayaangelouFirst lady Michelle Obama lauded poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou as the first person who let her know she could be a strong and smart black woman, joining other famous admirers and friends in a private memorial service Saturday that was filled with tears, laughter, poetry and gospel singing. Continue Reading →

Harlem Responds To The Death Of Maya Angelo

maya11“Today we mourn the passing and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou, whose voice, passion, and life has left a lasting influence on our state and nation…. Continue Reading →

Wells Fargo To Lend $100 Billion To Small Businesses

NancyWongWellsFargoDiversityWells Fargo has officially launched its newest initiative geared specifically at budding entrepreneurs looking to help their small businesses grow from Harlem to Hollywood, entitled Wells Fargo Works for Small Business.
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Use New App To Fight a Parking Ticket in Harlem

6d5ca9bd-ecab-43a7-bb30-0686b1f8901d_fixed-parking-ticket-app_100453406_lIt’s a beautiful day, the birds are chirping, the cars with the boom are booming softly in the distance. Continue Reading →

NYC: WWRL A Harlem Fave Becomes Spanish-Language Station

_wsb_360x144_WWRLLogo_t580When WWRL 1600 AM a friend to Harlem listeners and talent turns into a Spanish-language music and talk radio station next week, New York City will lose its only remaining commercial progressive talk radio outlet. Continue Reading →

Gladys Bentley’s Mona’s Club 440, Harlem, 1942 (video)

monas440The advertisement above if for Mona’s Club 440 in 1942, with the explicit use of the word “gay” featured prominently. Continue Reading →

Harlem Business Owners And Twitter Founder Discuss Entrepreneurship

Dilday_brown2A different kind of show went on stage at the Apollo Theater in New York on Tuesday night. Square CEO and Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey kicked off a conversation with small business owners in Harlem about their goals and needs. Continue Reading →

NYC’s Bike Share, Largest In The Country, To Begin

New-York-City-BikeshareNew York City, with its constant hum of subways, buses, cabs and ferries, has long had one glaring exception to its many transportation options: bicycles for the masses. Continue Reading →