Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s running mate as Black leaders get their wishes granted

Photo credit: U.S. Senate Black male and female leaders from around the country who called on presidential candidate Joe Biden to choose a Black woman as vice-president, got their wishes granted as President Obama’s former vice president picked Kamala Harris … Read More

Black Male Leaders urge VP Joe Biden to choose a Black woman VP in statement of solidarity

Photo Credit: Wikimedia As someone who has said throughout the campaign that VP Joe Biden needs to choose a Black woman VP, the urgency for that pick has gone from something that SHOULD happen to something that HAS to happen. … Read More

NYC Health + Hospitals is offering free back to school vaccinations

Photo credit: Raw pixel In New York City, all children from 2 months to 18 years of age must get vaccinated in order to attend childcare or school. To avoid children falling behind on their vaccine schedule, NYC Health + … Read More

NY State allows school reopening in September

Photo credit: Rido Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on August 7, 2020, that based on each region’s infection rate, schools across the state are permitted to open this fall. Every region’s infection rate is below the threshold necessary by the … Read More

A “census taker” will come to your home unless you self-complete the Census

Photo credit: US Census Bureau If you live in the U.S., you most likely received several pieces of mail urging you to complete the Census, mandated by the United States Constitution and occurring every 10 years. While the national response … Read More

Top Black Women Leaders Denounce Racist, Sexist Attacks Against VP Candidates

Photo credit: Fair Fight Black women are many things. We are business executives, political strategists and elected officials, philanthropists, and activists. We are health and wellness practitioners. We are entertainers and faith leaders. We are wives, mothers, daughters, educators, and … Read More

Harlem celebrates the revival of the Black Lives Matter Mural

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Promise made, promise kept. On July 19th, the day after the Black Lives Matter Mural on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd between 125th and 127th Streets was vandalized by a group led by Bevelyn Beatty, … Read More

The vandalized Harlem Black Lives Matter Mural will be repaired, says Harlem Park to Park founder Nikoa Evans

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell  The Harlem Black Lives Matter Mural, located on Adam Clayton Powell Blvd, between 125th and 127th Streets, was vandalized in the evening of July 18, 2020, by a group led by a Black woman … Read More

Congressmember-elect Jamaal Bowman joins Garner family and Rev. Al Sharpton to honor the life of Eric Garner

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On July 18, 2020, Congressmember-elect Jamaal Bowman joined Eric Garner’s mother Gwenn Carr and Rev. Al Sharpton, at the National Action Network (NAN) headquarters in Harlem, to honor the life of Eric Garner, who was … Read More

Harlem youth voice concerns over NYPD policing

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell At a Harlem Youth Townhall hosted by Iesha Sekou and Street Corner Resources on July 17, 2020 at the Frederick Samuel Community Center in Harlem, youth members took the microphone to voice their concerns over … Read More

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