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#HereIsMyAmerica

#HereIsMyAmerica The portraits above show me in a variety of different clothing, all of it my own. On any given day, you might encounter me in one form or another. It’s all part of a larger series I…

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An Appetite for Harlem Apartments

An Appetite for Harlem Apartments Renee Jennings, a Bronx native, fondly remembers trekking into Harlem for weekly Sunday dinners and celebrating the holidays at her great-grandparents’ house on West 131st Street in the 1970s. Thank you for reading…

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Letter of Recommendation: ‘Roc’

Letter of Recommendation: ‘Roc’ From the opening notes of its theme song — an a cappella version of “God Bless the Child” — I knew I was going to like “Roc. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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How to Furnish Your Terrace or Backyard

How to Furnish Your Terrace or Backyard Private outdoor space is rare in New York. Some owners make the most of it, spending a pretty penny on carefully selected plantings and furnishings. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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Black Republicans See a White Convention, Heavy on Lectures

Black Republicans See a White Convention, Heavy on Lectures CLEVELAND — Mike Hill, a black Republican state representative in Florida, grew steadily more disheartened as he watched television clips of his party’s overwhelmingly white national convention lecturing African-Americans…

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Harlem, Through Your Lens

Harlem, Through Your Lens “When we friends gather at a restaurant like Cheri for a convivial romp hosted by the owner, Alain, or on a Friday, at the Rooster, presided over by the D.J. Stormin Norman, we are…

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In His New Novel, Ben Winters Dares to Mix Slavery and Sci-Fi

In His New Novel, Ben Winters Dares to Mix Slavery and Sci-Fi In Ben H. Winters’s chilling new thriller, “Underground Airlines,” a bounty hunter named Victor tracks fugitives for the United States Marshals Service. But his mission, like…

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Pillars of Black Media, Once Vibrant, Now Fighting for Survival

Pillars of Black Media, Once Vibrant, Now Fighting for Survival For the black community in Chicago and elsewhere, Johnson Publishing Company represented a certain kind of hope. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan

Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties in New York City:• On the Upper East Side, a two-bedroom two-bath with a fireplace in an elevator building with…

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