Tag: Politics

Building Economic Development And Affordable Housing For Our Local Residents

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez stated, “Two years ago, we celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony of the Radio Tower & Hotel. The first mixed-use project of the last 50…

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Mayor de Blasio Expands Open Streets, Restaurants, Announces More Locations For Outdoor Dining And Recreation

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced four more locations for car-free outdoor dining on weekends, expanding the popular Open Streets: Restaurants program to 89 streets citywide. One additional partner organization…

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Harlem Rep. Espaillat Calls For The Immediate Release Of Women Detained

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat sent a letter to ICE Acting Director Tony Pham requesting the immediate release of several individuals currently detained at the Irwin County Detention Center….

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MBP Newsletter From Harlem Grants, To Networks, Census Bureau, And More

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. It’s Thursday, October 1, 2020. Welcome to the weekly edition of the Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewers COVID newsletter. As budget cuts have reduced the frequency of trash…

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Mayor’s Office Of Immigrant Affairs Announces Funding Awards To Organizations

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Today, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and Department of Social Services/Human Resources Administration celebrate five years since the launch of ActionNYC. ActionNYC is awarding 21 community-based organizations…

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Senator Brad Hoylman Calls On NYPD To Wear Masks From Harlem To Hollis

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Senator Brad Hoylman sent a letter to NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea on Monday, September 28 calling for the enforcement of a face covering the requirement for all NYPD officers….

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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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Harlem’s Cyril Briggs, Founder And Editor Of The Crusader, 1888 – 1966

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Cyril Valentine Briggs, May 28, 1888, Nevis – October 18, 1966, Los Angeles, California, was an African-Caribbean American writer and communist political activist in Harlem, NY. Briggs is…

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Seitu’s World: Harlem To MidTown “Slow Walk” Rally With Inez E. Dickens And More

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Photographs By Seitu Oronde On Saturday, September 26th, 2020, at 3333 Broadway on the corner of W. 135th and Broadway, with youth, residents, Harlem Assembly Member Inez E….

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