Lakay; Home is Where Haiti Is

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By Hadasah Ingrid

A new Documentary about Two Brothers Who Return Home to Find Family But Find Themselves

“Haiti is broken.” A life changing phone message from a significant sobbing voice . But those are the words Tirf Alexius heard from his mother about their homeland. Continue Reading →

Kohei Hattori Flys As The Amateur Night At The Apollo Winner (video)

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A passionate Kohei Hattori sings “I Believe I Can Fly,” is the new first place, at Amateur Night at The Apollo September 17th, 2014, in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Collective Action To Improve PreK-12 In Harlem

mail (1)West Harlem Development Corporation and Kinvolved, in collaboration with School Districts 5 and 6, announce an innovative app launch in West Harlem that promises to improve attendance records and grades by letting teachers swipe a child as absent or late on a device and immediately notify parents via text message or email.

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Edmund Gordon Lecture With Vanessa Siddle Walker

vanessaPhotoDid black educators in de jure segregation simply accept the oppressive schooling conditions created by policies in southern states, or did they use the power available through pedagogy, curriculum, and school climates to seek equality? Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Back In Action For Invictus Games

alfredo de los santosLast week, a small group of American soldiers prepared for another battle abroad. But this fight was guaranteed a happy ending — win or lose. Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon And Partners Go Off Air For Day of Play

kids and nickNickelodeon will empower kids from Harlem to Harare to get up and get active when its TV channels, websites and app go off air and offline for its 11th Annual Worldwide Day of Play (WWDoP) on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST. Continue Reading →

Thinking Abstractly-Beyond Black & White; Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis 1945-52 (video)

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If your automatic frame of reference of an African American abstract artists is Jean Michel Basquiat please see the upcoming exhibit at the Jewish Museum opening September 12th, 2014.

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David C. Banks On How Boys Succeed And Learn In Harlem

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Join David C. Banks president and CEO of Eagle Academy in conversation regarding young boys and his new book “Soar -How Boys Learn, Succeed and Develop Character,” in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →