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

New York City enters Phase Four, the final phase of reopening

After being the epicenter of the coronavirus crisis in the US in April and May, New York City entered Phase Four, the final phase of reopening, on July 20, 2020. This phase includes reopening for low-risk outdoor arts & entertainment, … Read More

Celebrities to raise money to support Harlem Community through Harlem Serves Up!

Photo credit: Harlem Serves Up! Chefs and restaurateurs including Mashama Bailey, Aliyyah Baylor, Adrienne Cheatham, Nina Compton, Charles Gabriel, Carla Hall, Kwame Onwuachi, Melba Wilson, Tren’ness Woods-Black, Skai Young and Raymond Zamanta Mohan, among others, will headline a one-hour fundraiser … Read More

NYC Department of Small Business Services to offer free compliance consultations to restaurants

Photo credit: BullRun NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Jonnel Doris announced the expansion of its no-cost compliance consultation services to help businesses open safely under the Open Restaurants program, avoiding costly fines and penalties. The new program … Read More

New York State can pay your rent for up to four months

Photo credit: William Alexander A new emergency rental assistance program launched on July 14, 2020 will help keep low-income families throughout New York in their homes. The program, designed to reach those individuals and families with the greatest need, will … Read More

Harlem artists discuss the making of Black Lives Matter Harlem Street Mural

Photos Credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Harlem Park to Park, Got To Stop Social Impact Agency and Senator Brian Benjamin hosted a fireside chat with the eight Black artists who created the original artwork for the Black Lives Matter Harlem Street … Read More

Street Vendor Project creates fund for immigrant workers excluded from government financial relief

Photo credit: Mathew Hayward The Street Vendor Project (SVP) at the Urban Justice Center is creating a fund to help the hundreds of thousands of workers in New York State that have been excluded from any sort of emergency income … Read More

The Black Academic Excellence marches for more funding for Black students and an end to school-to-prison pipeline

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Black Academic Excellence, a local group based in Harlem advocating for more funding for Black students and for the disruption of the school-to-prison pipeline, held a march and rally on July 5, 2020 in … Read More

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