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Colin Kaepernick and the Legacy of the Negro National Anthem

Colin Kaepernick and the Legacy of the Negro National Anthem The lawyer and amateur poet Francis Scott Key embraced the pop cultural tastes of his day when he wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner” to commemorate an American victory over the British… Continue Reading →

Head of City University Will Step Down

By DAVID W. CHEN November 21, 2017 James B. Milliken, the chancellor of the City University of New York, the largest public urban university system in the country, announced Tuesday that he would step down at the end of the academic year. Mr…. Continue Reading →

System Failure: How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York’s Subways

How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York’s Subways By BRIAN M. ROSENTHAL, EMMA G. FITZSIMMONS and MICHAEL LaFORGIA November 18, 2017 Crowds outside the subway in Times Square in Manhattan. System Failure By BRIAN M. ROSENTHAL, EMMA G. FITZSIMMONS and MICHAEL LaFORGIA November 18, 2017 After a drumbeat of transit disasters this year,… Continue Reading →

About New York: In the Best of Times, the Worst of Rides

November 16, 2017 About New York By JIM DWYER Over the last two years, riders have been leaving the New York subways in a slow but steady decline never before seen during an era when population and jobs have surged… Continue Reading →

Sunday Routine: How Kathy James, Citymeals-on-Wheels Volunteer, Spends Her Sundays

Ms. James, a born-again Christian and Harlem resident, has been delivering meals to the homebound elderly every other Sunday for 13 years.

Character Study: Forty Years, Same Corner

From her official spot at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and 145th Street, Estelle Davis, 84, a crossing guard in Harlem, has protected generations of children.

East Ramapo School Elections Violate Voting Rights, Suit Claims

By JAN RANSOM November 16, 2017 An at-large voting system for electing members to the East Ramapo school board — long dominated by Orthodox Jews whose children attend private yeshivas — has prevented public school parents who are largely black and Latino… Continue Reading →

New York Today: New York Today: Chicago Pizza vs. the New York Slice

November 16, 2017 New York Today By JONATHAN WOLFE Good morning on this wettish Thursday. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s press secretary tweeted on Saturday that a Chicago pizzeria was better than any other pizza out there — including New York…. Continue Reading →

Harlem November 2 Issue

Harlem November 2 Issue On October 22nd Harlem celebrated the 100th Birthday of Dizzy Gillespie with an official dedication of a 5 Story Dizzy Gillespie Mural & declaration of Dizzy Gillespie Day in New York City. The Greater Harlem Chamber… Continue Reading →

New York Today: New York Today: Subway Announcements Get a Human Touch

November 13, 2017 New York Today By JONATHAN WOLFE Good morning on this bleak Monday. Travel on the subway today and you may hear singing, snoring, panhandling and “showtime” music, but you’ll no longer hear the phrase “ladies and gentlemen.”… Continue Reading →

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn

November 12, 2017 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn   HTBlog The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Fall Benefit Concert will be held at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture this year celebrating Harlem’s… Continue Reading →

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn

November 12, 2017 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn   HTBlog The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Fall Benefit Concert will be held at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture this year celebrating Harlem’s… Continue Reading →

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn

November 12, 2017 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn   HTBlog The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Fall Benefit Concert will be held at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture this year celebrating Harlem’s… Continue Reading →

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn

November 12, 2017 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn   HTBlog The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Fall Benefit Concert will be held at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture this year celebrating Harlem’s… Continue Reading →

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn

November 12, 2017 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn   HTBlog The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Fall Benefit Concert will be held at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture this year celebrating Harlem’s… Continue Reading →

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn

November 12, 2017 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn   HTBlog The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Fall Benefit Concert will be held at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture this year celebrating Harlem’s… Continue Reading →

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn

November 12, 2017 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn   HTBlog The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Fall Benefit Concert will be held at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture this year celebrating Harlem’s… Continue Reading →

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn

November 12, 2017 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn   HTBlog The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Fall Benefit Concert will be held at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture this year celebrating Harlem’s… Continue Reading →

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn

November 12, 2017 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn   HTBlog The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Fall Benefit Concert will be held at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture this year celebrating Harlem’s… Continue Reading →

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn

November 12, 2017 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn   HTBlog The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Fall Benefit Concert will be held at the historic Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture this year celebrating Harlem’s… Continue Reading →

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