Be sure to check in with us every day during the next couple of weeks. Our e-mail box is full of great holiday festivities Around Harlem and around the city. Stay tuned.
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New Yorkers for Norman Siegel will be holding a birthday bash for civil rights attorney Norman Siegel as they rev up the campaign to elect him NYC Public Advocate in 2009. The program for the evening features guest speakers State Senator Eric Adams, former ACLU Director Ira Glasser, Vanessa Ramos, Deputy Director for Policy at [...]
The Chicago Sun Times discusses some changes with one of Oprah fans favorite show — The Holiday Edition of the Oprah’s Favorite Things. “Blame it on the struggling economy if you want, but don’t expect gifts like a $3,800 HDTV refrigerator or a $900 DVD collection to be on Oprah Winfrey’s list of favorite things [...]
I look forward to serving in the Obama administration and while I cannot yet reveal what my exact role will be, I can assure you that President-Elect Obama and I are eager to get started building a new world. One that is green and sustainable. There is an economic crisis taking place in financial centers [...]
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Last week Soul Men starring Samuel L. Jackson, Bernie Mac, and Isaac Hayes premiered at the Apollo Theater.Â The movie opens nationwide November 7th. According to the Soul Men website, “Â Samuel L. Jackson (Louis) and Bernie Mac (Floyd) were a popular singing duo back in the day, who went their own way to never speak again.Â [...]
If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer. It’s the answer told by lines that stretched around schools [...]
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Barack Obama elected President of the United States of America. History — American, Black, African We were there. Working on great stories. Stay tuned. We were in the streets celebrating with everyone else at 2:00 am.
Editors Note: Check Out Norman Seigel’s bio and send him a check to support his candidacy. He has our full endorsement for office. We support him 1,000%. (That’s not a typo.) ***** ***** As youâ€™ve probably heard by now, a majority of the City Council voted last week to overturn the decision of voters, as [...]
Defaced Charlie Rangel Poster ***** A couple of days ago we put up pictures of posters that one of our readers sent in. At the time I thought it was just the two of them and that it was an isolated incident. Since then, I have received messages that say posters all over Harlem were [...]
Back in July I received an e-mail from someone named Francine Brown. The subject heading was “Chance for Choice”. The e-mail said: I would like to announce that Craig Schley is taking a big leap, to enter the ring as a contender for the Congressional seat of Charles Rangel.Â This is an extension of the [...]
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 [...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama’s grandmother died of cancer, he said in a statement on Monday, a little more than a week after Obama interrupted the White House race to say goodbye to her in Hawaii. “It is with great sadness that we announce that our grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, has died peacefully [...]
With all the stories of record turnouts to vote and hours on line and with some states extending hours, I was wondering what’s gonna happen in NYC. Thanks to the great folks at Harlem 4 Obama, the image below tells you all the information you’ll need on election day. Print it out, call with any [...]
Senator Obama was doing press interviews by telephone in a holding room between events. Sometime later as he was getting ready to begin his event, he asked me if I was photographing his shoes. When I said yes, he told me that he had already had them resoled once since he entered the race a [...]
Zeituni Onyango, photographed outside her home on October 28th. She has been living in public housing in Boston. (image: Panos) ***** Obama Unaware of Illegal Aunt The Associated Press says Zeituni Onyango, half-sister of Mr Obama’s late father, lost a bid for asylum in 2004. Ms Onyango lives in public housing in Boston, the news [...]