Harlem Congressman Rangel Receives Distinguished Pioneer Award

members-of-the-congressional-black-caucus-congressmanCongressman Charles B. Rangel who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, New York. Continue Reading →

New Special Enrollment Period For Health Coverage

hhc1NY State of Health, the State’s official online Health Plan Marketplace, has announced a special enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act for individuals and families who would receive a federal tax penalty for 2014 for not having health insurance coverage.Continue Reading →

Five Tips To Improve Heart Health In Harlem Wellness

american heart associationFor “Go Red” month, the American Heart Association’s annual campaign to raise awareness of heart disease in women, clinicians from across the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) have compiled their top tips to help Harlemites take positive steps toward a healthier heart. Continue Reading →

$20 Bill Lawsuit Accuses Harlem’s Al Sharpton Of Discrimination

Sharpton-Comcast-White-HouseCivil rights activist and Harlem based Al Sharpton and television giant Comcast are being named in a multi-billion dollar racial discrimination lawsuit and the details are not pretty. Continue Reading →

Read, Donate And See Malcolm X On Literacy Across Harlem Day

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“Anyone who has read a great deal can imagine the new world that opened. Let me tell you something: from then until I left that prison, in every free moment I had, if I was not reading in the library, I was reading in my bunk. Continue Reading →

Because Of Them, Nickelodeon Celebrates Black History Month With Harlem Faves

becuase of themOur friends at Nickelodeon is partnering with the Because of Them, We Can™ initiative to commemorate Black History Month through a campaign launching today across the network’s multiple platforms, including on-air, digital and social.  Continue Reading →

Help Preserve America’s Black History: The Most Endangered Historic Places List

ihxifxXSklrujwU-580x326-noPadThe National Trust for Historic Preservation is accepting nominations for its annual list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®. Continue Reading →

The Studio Museum Announces Spring 2015 Happenings

doyle at the studio museumThis spring, The Studio Museum in Harlem will present six exciting exhibitions and projects that highlight the breadth and depth of art by artists of African descent. Continue Reading →

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 →

Souleo: 3 Crowdfunding Projects For Your Consideration

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From Spike Lee (“Da Sweet Blood of Jesus”) to Don Cheadle (the forthcoming Miles Davis biopic “Miles Ahead”), raising funds via crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo has surged in popularity. Continue Reading →