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The Great Maya Angelou Has Passed On

Maya Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on Wednesday, said her literary agent, Helen Brann. The 86-year-old was a novelist, actress, professor, singer, dancer and activist.  In 2010, President Barack Obama named her the recipient of the … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Breaking news – Buildings explode in Harlem

                  UPDATE:   Notification issued on 3/12/14 at 3:00 PM. The New York City Unified Victim Identification System (UVIS) has been activated in response to the building collapse that occurred earlier today … Continue reading

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Breaking news – Buildings explode in Harlem

                  Two buildings appear to have collapsed in East Harlem. At least two deaths and 16 injuries are reported.  NYFD reports it to be a 5-Alarm Fire.  The buildings are located on … Continue reading

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QUOTE: On finding out who you are (Michaela Angela Davis)

This week’s quote is a short but impactful and critically important video from Michaela Angela Davis – image activist, writer, conversationalist, editorial director, feminist, fashionista, community servant, and CNN contributor. No summary of ours could do her poetic words any kind of … Continue reading

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QUOTE: Don Lemon

Our Inspirational quote this week is by Don Lemon.  It is not a single sentence or phrase.  But rather Don’s “open letter” response to Russell Simmons. Simmons and others criticized Lemon for a broadcast during which Lemon shared his “5 … Continue reading

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Don Lemon CNN news anchor Dining in Harlem at Cédric Bistro

Harlem Resident and CNN Anchor Don Lemon enjoyed an evening out the other night with friends at Cedric’s on Harlem Restaurant Row.  As Don has mentioned on his show, the popular prime-time weekend edition of CNN Newsroom, he lives in Harlem … Continue reading

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Michaela Angela Davis interviewed by Soledad O’Brian for new CNN series Who Is Black In America?

I was so proud to see my friend and Image Activist Michaela Angela Davis interviewed by Soledad O’Brien for CNN’s new series “Who Is Black In America?: Soledad O’Brien Explores Racial Identity” In this clip Michaela asks one of the … Continue reading

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Dr. King’s Easter Message

Many people don’t realize that this Easter happens to be the anniversary of Dr. King’s death. Continue reading

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Dr. King's Easter Message

Many people don’t realize that this Easter happens to be the anniversary of Dr. King’s death. Continue reading

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Harlem’s Gospel Uptown featured on CNN

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife Anderson Cooper of CNN’s 360 came up to Harlem on Tuesday, February 16 to tape a news story called Investing in Harlem. In the video piece, Joe Holland, the owner of Gospel Uptown (GU) was featured … Continue reading

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