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On January 12, 2010, a catastrophic, 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, crippling its capital of Port-au-Prince and devastating a nation of millions. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, 225,570 people have died, 300,000 were injured and more than 1.3 million are homeless. To help rebuild permanent and stable housing, a group of professionals representing companies [...]
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Columbia University’s Butler Library ***** Lee C. Bollinger, president of Columbia University, is inviting students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends to join together to watch the presidential inauguration of 1983 Columbia College graduate Barack Obama. A large video screen will show the inauguration live on its Harlem campus. Like the actual event on the Mall [...]
Weeks after the big party for President-elect Barack Obama, Harlem lights up again for a big party November 21 when The Black Star News hosts its annual Excellence awards dinner at the famous Nubian Heritage. “For those who missed the big bash November 4th when Barack Obama made history here’s a great opportunity to celebrate [...]
The world holds two classes of men. Intelligent men without religion, and religious men without intelligence — Abu l-Ala-Ma’arri, Syrian Poet 973-1057 ********* Who is Christopher Williams? In a quote from his profile on BloggerCatalog.com he states that he is “A Caribbean decent African-American atheist, who tools around with writing on his blog. Some people [...]
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer Is it sinister racism or a misunderstanding of markets that shapes food policy in the city’s poor neighborhoods? The Harlem Food & Fitness Consortium was looking for answers on Wednesday. Yesterday evening the group held a town hall forum to discuss the dearth of supermarkets in Harlem and other communities [...]