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Watch Replay Of Today’s Session Calling For Closure Of The ICE Facility In Irwin County, Georgia

The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Harlem Representatives Adriano Espaillat and Hank Johnson held a virtual press conference today to address the disturbing allegations related to an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility in…

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Harlem’s Espaillat And Others Demand Closure of ICE Irwin County Detention Center

The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Today, Representatives Adriano Espaillat, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Hank Johnson released the following joint statement. The statement is on their letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director…

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Harlem’s Espaillat Statement In Response To LA Times Report Detailing Irwin Detention Center

The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement in response to the LA Times report detailing the level of abuse at the ICE Irwin County Detention Center. “Several…

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Mayor de Blasio Announces City Will Advance Funding For Housing New York Plan

The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the acceleration of capital funding within the City’s affordable housing plan, a major step toward ensuring a fair recovery from the COVID-19…

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Mayor de Blasio Appoints Melanie Hartzog And Jacques Jiha To The Cities Team

The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Melanie Hartzog as Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services and Jacques Jiha as Director of the Mayor’s Office of Management and…

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Staffers At The Office Of The NYC Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams Announce Unionization

The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. This morning, staff members of the Office of New York City Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams announced that they have formed a union and will be represented by…

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Harlem Civil Rights Leader And Political Activist Elizabeth Anna Hendrickson, 1884–1946

The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Elizabeth Anna Hendrickson, 1884–1946, was a notable Afro-American civil rights leader and political activist in Harlem, New York. Born in St Croix, while it was still a Danish…

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Op-Ed: Support Community-Based Physicians In Our Fight Against COVID-19

The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. By Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat For more than four months, my colleagues and I have focused our efforts to address the ongoing needs of Americans during the COVID-19…

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Governor Andrew Cuomo’s American Crisis, Leadership Lessons From The COVID-19 Pandemic

The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Amazon writes that when COVID-19 besieged the United States, New York State emerged as the global “ground zero” for a deadly contagion that threatened the lives and livelihoods…

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