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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

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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November 8th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

How you can create space in a tiny home This article is part of a series aimed at helping you navigate life’s opportunities and challenges. What else should we write about? Contact us: smarterliving@nytimes.com. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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November 7th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Harlem’s Rich History, Inside House’s Barbershop Thirty years ago, I moved to the Harlem block where I still live with my wife, Meg, and daughter, Coco. We’d come from Southern California. As an active street photographer, I spent days roaming my new neighborhood making landscapes and portraits along the avenues and parks. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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October 29th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Airbnb Sues Over New Law Regulating New York Rentals Hours after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York signed a bill that would impose steep fines on Airbnb hosts who break local housing regulations, Airbnb filed a federal lawsuit contending the new law would cause it “irreparable harm.” Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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