Tag: Blacks

Selling MetroCard Swipes Remains Illegal, and a Way of Life

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The busy 125th Street subway station in East Harlem is a prime location for swipers who charge $2 a ride — and the police officers who arrest them.

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Al Sharpton, Reconsidered

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“When I was born,” the Rev. Al Sharpton said through a plume of smoke, “you had all these movements. You had the anti-Vietnam War movement, you had the Panthers, you had King’s nonviolent movement, you had N.A.A.C.P., you…

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A Golf Center Grows in Harlem

A Golf Center Grows in Harlem By PAUL ROGERS August 25, 2017 Students in the Bridge Golf Foundation program, based in Harlem, make their way to the golf course at the Bridge, a club in Bridgehampton that is owned by…

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Big City: SoHa in Harlem? The Misguided Madness of Neighborhood Rebranding

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Real-estate interests are hoping to rename a portion of Upper Manhattan. Some politicians aren’t having it.

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