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The State of Your Block, 2017

The State of Your Block, 2017 New York is made up of 66,000 blocks, each a little world unto itself. To know them all is to know the city in its infinite variety. It’s impossible, but we try….

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Campus Backlash After Leaders of Black Colleges Meet With Trump

Campus Backlash After Leaders of Black Colleges Meet With Trump WASHINGTON — It was a scalding message, painted on a university campus sidewalk this week: “Welcome to the Trump plantation. Overseer: Wayne A. I. Frederick.” What made the…

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Finding a Roommate When You’re in Your 60s

Finding a Roommate When You’re in Your 60s When Beverly Tall, a retired office administrator, decided to get a long-term roommate to share her two-bedroom apartment in Morningside Heights, she didn’t want to take her chances with Craigslist….

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Ta-Nehisi Coates on Creating Black Superheroes

Ta-Nehisi Coates on Creating Black Superheroes When Marvel Comics announced in September 2015 that Ta-Nehisi Coates would be writing a new Black Panther series, the timing could not have been more fortuitous. That same month, Mr. Coates, who…

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Watch Rihanna Accept Harvard’s Humanitarian Of the Year Award

Watch Rihanna Accept Harvard’s Humanitarian Of the Year Award Rihanna accepted Harvard University’s 2017 Humanitarian of the Year award with a moving but often funny speech at the school’s Sanders Theatre Tuesday. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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After 130 Years, Harvard Law Review Elects a Black Woman President

After 130 Years, Harvard Law Review Elects a Black Woman President CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It has been 27 years since the first black man, an older student by the name of Barack Obama, was elected president of the…

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21 Most Successful Black Entrepreneurs Throughout History

21 Most Successful Black Entrepreneurs Throughout History When Black Enterprise magazine was first published in 1970, the American economic landscape was in a period of transition that resulted from the U.S. Civil Rights Movement; the outlawing of de jure racial…

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16 architects of color speak out about the industry’s race problem

16 architects of color speak out about the industry’s race problem Long before a divisive presidential election proved race and creed remain flashpoints in American society, issues of racial representation had leapt to the fore in a number…

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Alice Neel’s Love of Harlem and the Neighbors She Painted There

Alice Neel’s Love of Harlem and the Neighbors She Painted There “I love you Harlem,” the American painter Alice Neel wrote in her diary around the end of World War II, and really, she loved everything in it….

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