Permits have been filed for a 12-story building at 314 West 127th Street, in Harlem, Manhattan. The Harlem-based Center for Urban Community Services is responsible for the development. The company focuses on providing services to homeless clients, as well as… Continue Reading →
A former Harlem high school teacher and his twin brother were arrested on Thursday in a federal investigation and charged with building an explosive device, according to court papers.
Finding a Lost Strain of Rice, and Clues to Slave Cooking CHARLESTON, S.C. — Among the biologists, geneticists and historians who use food as a lens to study the African diaspora, rice is a particularly deep rabbit hole. Thank you… Continue Reading →
Obama Portraits Blend Paint and Politics, and Fact and Fiction WASHINGTON — With the unveiling here Monday at the National Portrait Gallery of the official presidential likenesses of Barack Obama and the former first lady, Michelle Obama, this city of… Continue Reading →
Why ‘Black Panther’ Is a Defining Moment for Black America The Grand Lake Theater — the kind of old-time movie house with cavernous ceilings and ornate crown moldings — is one place I take my kids to remind us that… Continue Reading →
On January 24, AARP New York, the Asian American Federation, the Hispanic Federation, the NAACP and the Urban League released a series of policy briefs highlighting the disparities faced by Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI), African American/Black (AA/B) and Hispanic/ Latino… Continue Reading →
Afrofuturism: The genre that made Black Panther (CNN)Finally, Marvel has a black superhero movie — and the world of social media has said it’s lit. Black Panther, set in the near-futuristic fictional African nation of Wakanda, is a captivating Afro-vision…. Continue Reading →
How Joy Reid of MSNBC Became a Heroine of the Resistance In early January, Joy-Ann Reid invited Pastor Mark Burns to be a guest on her MSNBC show to discuss disparaging comments that President Trump had made about Haitian and… Continue Reading →