Tag: African American

Call For NY State To End The Sale Of All Flavored Tobacco As A Racial & Health Equity Imperative

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. By Dr. Hazel N. Dukes “For decades, Big Tobacco has made it clear that Black lives don’t matter to them. They have, without shame, aggressively and insidiously marketed…

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A Presidential Memoir, A Promised Land By Barack Obama

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. In the stirring, the highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from a young man searching for his…

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Bounce Partners With Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote To Increase Voter Engagement

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Bounce, the first and only broadcast and multi-platform entertainment network serving African Americans, today announced a partnership with When We All Vote, the non-profit. When We All Vote,…

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Trailblazer Carol H. Williams Receives AdAge Women Vanguard Award

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Carol H. Williams, is owner, president, CEO, and chief creative officer of Carol H. Williams Advertising, the longest-running independent multi-cultural marketing shop in the country. Williams is an…

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Help Save Harlem’s Historic Renaissance Ballroom from Demolition

Protesters Aim to Save Harlems Historic Renaissance Ballroom from Demolition – Video: via Protesters Aim to Save Harlems Historic Renaissance Ballroom from Demolition – NY1. “The Ballroom was completed in 1924 as part of a larger entertainment hub that…

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Congratulate the 4 African American MacArthur Fellows Genius Grant recipients

  The MacArthur Foundation named 21 “extraordinarily creative people” as the 2014 recipients of its annual MacArthur Fellows Program—widely referred to as the “genius” grants. Four African Americans are among this year’s consortium. These individuals were nominated by…

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Happy Memorial Day: African Americans invented Memorial Day in Charleston, South Carolina

The first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865. During the war, Union soldiers who were prisoners of war had been held at the…

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Nelson Mandela – Rest in Peace

Rest in Peace.  With hearts heavy around the world right now with the passing of Nelson Mandela.  He led a tireless, valiant and successful struggle that brought freedom to millions. His efforts were watched and supported by millions…

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QUOTE: Of the Week – Russell Simmons

“You know, I love all kinds of activism.  I certainly think blacks deserve to have something whether it is affirmative action or an opportunity that should be opened up to them.  But at the same time I believe…

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