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March 2nd, 2017 by harlemcondolife

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 writes regularly for The Atlantic, was awarded a John D. and Catherine T. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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March 1st, 2017 by harlemcondolife

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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February 28th, 2017 by harlemcondolife

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 prestigious Harvard Law Review. It has been even longer — 41 years — since the first woman, Susan Estrich, was elected to the position. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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February 26th, 2017 by harlemcondolife

Small Co-ops: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Jamie McLaughlin isn’t the superintendent of his building on the Far West Side of Manhattan, but sometimes it may seem that way. On snowy days, he shovels the steps and clears the sidewalk. One week out of every month he sorts the recyclables and hauls the trash out to the curb. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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February 26th, 2017 by harlemcondolife

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 segregation created pathways to black mobility and the emergence of a black middle class. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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February 25th, 2017 by harlemcondolife

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 of industries. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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February 24th, 2017 by harlemcondolife

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. Neel celebrated Harlem — specifically its ethnically mixed section known as Spanish Harlem or El Barrio — for “your poverty and your loves. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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February 21st, 2017 by harlemcondolife

Afropunk: Feeling Black Activism’s Joy, and Its Pain As Black History Month commemorations start to wind down, one festival is just gearing up. Afropunk the Takeover — Harlem, running from Tuesday through Feb. 25, will celebrate black culture with music, art, film screenings, discussions and comedy. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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February 18th, 2017 by harlemcondolife

Multimillion-Dollar Manhattan Panoramas Mike Tauber, a photographer, shoots luxurious homes for architects, real estate companies and developers. Most of his pictures show elegant interiors, but he’ll also turn his back on a sunken living room or paneled library and point his camera out the window. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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January 22nd, 2017 by harlemcondolife

The Beginning of a Buyer’s Market in Manhattan? In the last quarter of 2016, the median resale price of homes in Manhattan saw its most precipitous drop in four years. The 6.3 percent decline, to $900,000, was recorded by Douglas Elliman in its most recent sales report. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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