October 11, 2017

MacArthur Foundation Names 2017 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

MacArthur Foundation Names 2017 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners The past year has been a whirlwind for Rhiannon Giddens, the Grammy-winning musician who became the first woman and first nonwhite person to win a major prize for excellence on the banjo and… Continue Reading →

Harlem September 21 Issue

Harlem September 21 Issue The 48th Annual African American Day Parade (“AADP”) took place on a warm and muggy Sunday afternoon, September 17th, 2017 from 1pm to 6pm along Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard from 110th Street up to 136th… Continue Reading →

No Shootings in Nearly a Year in This Harlem Area Once Known for Violence

It has been 346 days since the last shooting, according to an anti-violence nonprofit.

The Africa Center in Harlem’s Community Day at “The Top of the Mile”

On Saturday, October 14th the Africa Center will welcome visitors to its “Top of the Mile” Community Day in partnership with el Museo del Barrio and The Museum of the City of New York. This is a FREE event! This will be… Continue Reading →

MAP: Harlem’s Black Churches Cash in on Gentrification

Harlem’s dwindling churches View Full Caption HARLEM — Churches are losing members but gaining profits from gentrification.  Nearly two dozen churches have either closed or been sold to developers for more than $50 million over the last decade, according to a review by… Continue Reading →

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