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Comedy Night in Harlem at Cafe Addis with Mike Brown and Others

Comedy Night in Harlem at Cafe Addis with Mike Brown and Others

Hugs Kisses & Laughs Brings you another great night of stand-up comedy with the “Under Construction” Comedy Show with some great up and coming funny people. Molly Austin (Emerging NYC Comic) Alex Barnett (1st Place, 12th Annual Gilda’s Club Laugh Off; CNN.com; Wall Street Journal; NY Daily News) Mike Brown (MTV) Craig Hillelson (NYC Comedy) Kevin [...]

November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments More
DISCUSSION: Think Outside the Cell — A New Day, A New Way

DISCUSSION: Think Outside the Cell — A New Day, A New Way

Email from Scott M. Stringer, Manhattan Borough President: Please join me at Think Outside the Cell: A New Day, A New Way – a national symposium and call to action on issues affecting the incarcerated, the formerly incarcerated and their families. This national symposium is being co-sponsored by my office, the Fortune Society, Think Outside [...]

September 17, 2011 | 0 Comments More
First Annual International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival

First Annual International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival

The mission of the First Annual International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival is to recognize the Puerto Rican community’s place in the history of the City of New York. Puerto Ricans were the first, and largest Spanish-speaking group to migrate and settle in New York City. The festival also seeks to display the richness of Puerto [...]

September 13, 2011 | 0 Comments More
FILM: The Durban 400 —  A Documentary of the  World Conference Against Racism

FILM: The Durban 400 — A Documentary of the World Conference Against Racism

 

September 12, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Harlem Book Fair Author Tanya Wright Discusses Self Publishing with Amazon’s CreateSpace

Harlem Book Fair Author Tanya Wright Discusses Self Publishing with Amazon’s CreateSpace

Self publishing isn’t new. It’s been around since the dawn of man. Self-publication was created and utilized to spread the word, be it good or bad. Some of our classics and many texts of the religious order are self-publications that have grown over time to become part of the literary canon. Nowadays, self-publication may be [...]

July 22, 2011 | 3 Comments More
Harlem Book Fair — Saturday, July 23rd

Harlem Book Fair — Saturday, July 23rd

Source: Flickr This year’s Harlem Book Fair looks like it’s going to be bigger than ever with lots of great panels and the opportunity to purchase some great books.  Some of the panel discussions are listed below:

July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Harlem Pride LGBT Events This Weekend

Harlem Pride LGBT Events This Weekend

Hey Everyone, We’ve been on hiatus and will be back soon but wanted to share some timely information with our readers. First, we applaud the State Senate for passing historic legislation to give lesbian and gay couples the freedom to marry in New York State. This information comes right in the middle of the annual [...]

June 25, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Circle of Brothers — Men’s Town Hall Meeting in Harlem

Circle of Brothers — Men’s Town Hall Meeting in Harlem

There is Power in Unity: Let’s address the issues of Community Empowerment Job & Business Development, Empowering Our Youth Guest Speakers: Lamar Thornton Founder & Chairman – New Breed Life Arts. Chet Whye Executive Director, HARLEM4 Center for CHANGE. Dedric Hammond aka Beloved Youth Advocate & Violence Reduction Specialist

December 6, 2010 | 2 Comments More
TONIGHT — Webcast: Unleashing the Power of Art, Culture, and Media to Transform Black Communities

TONIGHT — Webcast: Unleashing the Power of Art, Culture, and Media to Transform Black Communities

NOTE: The full video for this event can be found by clicking here. === The Harlem Children’s Zone, American Values Institute, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and the Open Society Foundations Campaign for Black Male Achievement host a community town hall discussion to kick off Black Male: Re-Imagined—a national summit to address the [...]

December 6, 2010 | 1 Comment More
New Director of Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Named — Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad

New Director of Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Named — Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad

The New York Public Library (NYPL) announced today that Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, a scholar of African-American history from Indiana University, has been selected as the next Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, effective July 2011. Dr. Muhammad will succeed Howard Dodson Jr., who last year announced his plan to retire [...]

November 17, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Congressional Black Caucus’ Statement on Charles Rangel Ethics Violation Conviction

Congressional Black Caucus’ Statement on Charles Rangel Ethics Violation Conviction

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, released the following statement today on Chairman Charles B. Rangel:

November 16, 2010 | 3 Comments More
Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel Found Guilty

Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel Found Guilty

A House ethics subcommittee found Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-New York, guilty Monday on multiple violations of House rules.

November 16, 2010 | 1 Comment More
House Ethics Panel Resumes Deliberations on Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel

House Ethics Panel Resumes Deliberations on Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel

An eight-member House ethics panel has resumed closed-door deliberations in the ethics trial of Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel of New York, accused in 13 counts of engaging in financial and fundraising misconduct. The jury of Rangel’s congressional peers met behind closed doors Tuesday. They’re deciding whether the former Ways and Means Committee chairman violated House [...]

November 16, 2010 | 1 Comment More
2010 Breadline in NYC — Support the Unemployed

2010 Breadline in NYC — Support the Unemployed

Please join the 99ers, other members of the unemployed, their friends, family and supporters, in recreating a 1930′s “breadline” on Saturday, November 20th. We need to bring home the fact that the unemployed have been jobless and without benefits for far too long – and are starving. Saturday, November 20th! Thanksgiving 2010: No Feast for [...]

November 15, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel Walks Out of Ethics Hearing

Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel Walks Out of Ethics Hearing

In an ominous sign for Representative Charles B. Rangel, the House ethics committee on Monday said the facts presented by a prosecutor accusing Mr. Rangel of violating Congressional rules were not in dispute and that the congressman himself had not refuted the charges. The committee’s finding came after an unusual public hearing that was abbreviated [...]

November 15, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Black People … Why Didn’t You Vote? (Answer Anonymously)

Black People … Why Didn’t You Vote? (Answer Anonymously)

Two smiling women stand outdoors and hold signs reading “Vote Baby Vote” and “Voting is People Power,” c. 1970. (Photo: Gabriel Hackett /Getty Images) ***** So Twitter is buzzing right now about the fact that only 4.7% of African Americans voted yesterday. However, CBS News reports that the number is approximately 10%.  Better, but still [...]

November 3, 2010 | 10 Comments More
Celebrate Día de los Muertos in East Harlem with Union Settlement

Celebrate Día de los Muertos in East Harlem with Union Settlement

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October 31, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Halloween Fun for the Family

Halloween Fun for the Family

It’s almost the spookiest time of year: Halloween is almost here. If you’re a family in the NYC area then check out fun place to trick and treating or just have fun in the city this weekend. Around Harlem Where: Booker T. Washington Beacon 54 School, 103 W. 107 Street When: October 30 What: Family [...]

October 30, 2010 | 1 Comment More