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Little Known Activist Yuri Kochiyama to Stand By Malcolm X in Harlem Mural

The art will honor the legacies of Yuri Kochiyama and Malcolm X, who became civil rights icons. 

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Plan to Dramatically Redraw East Harlem Unveiled by City

The plan calls for high-density commercial areas as well as buildings as tall as 35 stories. 

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West Harlem Restaurant Fundraises for Haiti and Harlem Families

Medical supplies will be delivered to Haiti and a holiday fundraiser will help local families. 

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Former Harlem School Now Clubhouse for Kids After Sitting Decades Empty

The building became dilapidated as the Boys and Girls Club tried to raise money.

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East Harlem: Bodegas, Botanicas and New Buildings

East Harlem: Bodegas, Botanicas and New Buildings Like the Metro-North Railroad trains clack-clacking across the brownstone trestle on Park Avenue in East Harlem, the neighborhood seemed to be a place on the move on a recent afternoon. Thank…

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‘Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor’ Charts a Kinetic Scene in the Early ’80s

‘Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor’ Charts a Kinetic Scene in the Early ’80s If Tim Lawrence had wanted his third book, “Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983,” to go pop,…

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Racist Objects: A Painful Past Still Present

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Racist Objects: A Painful Past Still Present Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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Children’s Books That Tackle Race and Ethnicity

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Children’s Books That Tackle Race and Ethnicity The movement calling for more diversity in children’s books has been gaining momentum in the last couple of years, and publishers are responding. There is still a big gap – now…

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The Magnificent 10: Restaurants That Changed How We Eat

The Magnificent 10: Restaurants That Changed How We Eat Paul Freedman was having lunch at Delmonico’s — not the original, which opened in the early 19th century, but a relic of it in the financial district. Lobster Newburg…

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