What You Need To Know When You Start Your Small Business Empire In Harlem

melinda-emerson-pano_12429When starting your small business empire, what were some of the obstacles that you faced?

One of the biggest obstacles I faced was the timing when I wrote my book Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months. Continue Reading →

Livestream: Listen To Diane Reeves Live Jazz At Lincoln Center

5e5397fe-c9d0-4f20-830f-956b41fc9368_640x361Join a special Valentines Day live weekend performance with jazz vocalist Diane Reeves and her band as they perform on this Livestream tonight at Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at 8:00 PM EST at Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York. Continue Reading →

An Interfaith Prayer Service to End Violent Loss In Harlem March

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Join the Prayer Changes Things: An Interfaith Day of Prayer to End Violent Loss in Our Community. The event is sponsored by the Lazarus Project of The St. Charles Borrome/Resurrection Chapel. Continue Reading →

From Ethiopia to Harlem: Q&A with Beejhy Barhany

beejhy-barhany-owner-of-tsion-cafe-Tadias-Magazine-coverIn the historic neighborhood of Sugar Hill, Harlem we celebrate one of its newest additions — Tsion Café and Bakery. Continue Reading →

Obama Library Would Continue Revitalization In Harlem


the West Harlem where Columbia University would build the Obama presidential library, residents are accustomed to change. But they have not always welcomed it. Continue Reading →

Dr. Gene-Ann Polk At Harlem Hospital Dies

DR GENE ANN POLK Photo Credit James Kriegsmann_2_2Dr. Gene-Ann Polk, longtime Director of Pediatrics and Ambulatory Care at Harlem Hospital and Professor Emerita of Clinical Pediatrics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Continue Reading →

New York Juvenile Asylum in Washington Heights, 1856-1901

juvenile asylum 1New York Juvenile Asylum, 175th Street near between 10th and 11th Avenues just north of Harlem in Washington Heights, New York, 1872.

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‘Harlem’ Cowboy Herb Jeffries Dies (video)

o-HERB-JEFFRIES-facebookHerb Jeffries, the jazz singer and actor who performed with Duke Ellington and was known as the “Bronze Buckaroo” in a series of all-black 1930s Westerns, died of heart failure Sunday morning at a Los Angeles hospital. He was 100. Continue Reading →