Seitu’s World: Rev Jesse Jackson, Honor Dr. King’s Holiday

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Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Monday, January 15th, 2015 was Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday.   After much blood, sweat and tears, it is a cherished national holiday when we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, his life of struggle and the legacy he left for our ongoing struggle for civil and human rights. Continue Reading →

Billions Being Spent, Harlem Seeks Broadband Plan

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Michael Bloomberg announced plans for the country’s largest continuous public Wi-Fi network covering 96 blocks in Harlem,…

Last December, in one of his last official acts as mayor, Michael Bloomberg announced plans for the country’s largest continuous public Wi-Fi network covering 96 blocks in Harlem, made possible through a donation from the Fuhrman Family Donation. Continue Reading →

Harlem Should Be New York’s Next New Tech Hub

Black girls code for social changeCNN reports when people think of the fast-growing New York City tech scene, they think Silicon Alley in the posh neighborhoods of lower Manhattan — not 125th Street.
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Gerrard Larriett Winner Of “Harlem Demo Day”

1st Harlem Demo Day WinnerLast night Harlem resident Gerrard Larriett took home the grand prize at the first-ever “Harlem Demo Day” startup pitch event. The event was hosted by Harlem Garage (where it took place), Silicon Harlem, and Harlem Co-Working Group, with special guest Mike Street acting as the official emcee. Continue Reading →

Harlem Business Alliance Hosts “Soiree”

harlem Business AllianceSilicon Harlem supports tech entrepreneurs of color and creates technology-enabled job opportunities through the development of Telework Centers.