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 →

Weather: Light Snow Tonight in Harlem

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New York City Emergency Management has issued a Travel Advisory for 3-7″ of snow (locally higher amounts possible) tonight, and a cold weather alert for extremely frigid temperatures & subzero wind chills through Monday, 2/16.

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What Time Is the Enhanced State of the Union?

President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 2014.

President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address tonight at 9 p.m. ET.

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Stressed Out? Social Media May Help Harlem Women Cope

Woman using digital tablet on sofa (Blend Images via AP Images)Face it, ladies: your DIY projects rarely turn out like the ones you see on Pinterest, and your Facebook posts aren’t universally “liked.” But a new survey suggests that despite such woes, social networking is still good for you. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: D’Angelo’s The ‘Black Messiah’ Is Back…

D’Angelo’s Black Messiah“Everyone around him knows about D-time,” GQ’s Amy Wallace wrote in a 2012 profile of D’Angelo, “a pace so slow that it could test even the most patient saint.” Continue Reading →

Stacey Dash Says Harlem’s Dame Disowned Her

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Dame wants no part of Stacey’s ride-or-die Republicanisms. Actress Stacey Dash was once regarded as an ageless Hollyweird beauty, but her choice to begin publicly supporting GOP policies & tactics that very obviously work against African-Americans has gotten her the label of a top-tier sellout for many in the black community.

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Harlem Leadership Breakfast For Families In Harlem

conference  in harlemThis event will focus on helping early childhood leaders navigate and help families access resources in order to empower themselves. Continue Reading →

What’s New: Amaretto Espresso Bar Opens In Harlem

amaretto new spot in HarlemThe Amaretto Espresso Bar is the new place in Harlem for coffee, it’s located at 2124 Frederick Douglas Boulevard between 114th and 115th Streets is open for business. Continue Reading →

‘Common Core’ Campaign Targets Parents In Harlem

kids-on-bus-nsn041014One Solution, the creative and branded entertainment arm of Radio One, has entered into a new partnership with the National Urban League in support of the organization’s Put Our Children 1st education initiative.

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