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Harlem 4 Obama Prepares to Celebrate Election Night

Harlem 4 Obama Prepares to Celebrate Election Night

Harlem volunteers are canvassing to get out the vote in New York and in Philadelphia through tomorrow evening. Harlem 4 Obama will host two gatherings on Nov. 4th’s election night. The first, 6pm at H4O’s Harlem headquarters, 2479 Frederick Douglass Blvd. between 132nd and 133rd. A march will follow from headquarters to the Apollo around [...]

November 3, 2008 | 2 Comments More
Christopher Williams of Base IV Media — Documenting Harlem Politics and Gentrification

Christopher Williams of Base IV Media — Documenting Harlem Politics and Gentrification

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 [...]

November 3, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Obama’s Grandmother Dies

Obama’s Grandmother Dies

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 [...]

November 3, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Harlem 4 Obama Election Night Celebration

Harlem 4 Obama Election Night Celebration

Directions: Take 1 train to 125th Street and walk West to 12th Avenue…make right on 12th Avenue and walk north to 135th Street. Body is 1 block north of Fairway, Hudson River Café and Dinosaur BBQ

November 3, 2008 | 0 Comments More
American Stories, American Solutions — 30 Minutes with Barack Obama

American Stories, American Solutions —
30 Minutes with Barack Obama

November 3, 2008 | 0 Comments More
November Surprise — Obama’s Aunt Zeituni is in America Illegally

November Surprise — Obama’s Aunt Zeituni is in America Illegally

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 [...]

November 2, 2008 | 1 Comment More
I Hope Tuesday is Not a Repeat of The Primary Election

I Hope Tuesday is Not a Repeat of The Primary Election

A sign supporting Senator Barack Obama on Primary Day in Harlem. Some districts reported that no one had voted for him. ********** Unofficial Tallies in City Understated Obama Vote Black voters are heavily represented in the 94th Election District in Harlem’s 70th Assembly District. Yet according to the unofficial results from the New York Democratic [...]

November 2, 2008 | 2 Comments More
Couple Logs 9,300 Miles from India for Obama Vote

Couple Logs 9,300 Miles from India for Obama Vote

An American couple has traveled 9,300 miles from Bangalore to vote for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama and his running mate Joe Biden in the Nov 4 election. For nearly a month, Susan Scott-Ker and her husband had been waiting for their New York State absentee ballots to arrive in India, where she has been [...]

November 2, 2008 | 3 Comments More
A Message to the Red States

A Message to the Red States

Dear Red States: We’ve decided we’re leaving. We intend to form our own country, and we’re taking the other Blue States with us. In case you aren’t aware, that includes California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and the entire Northeast. It may even include Florida and Ohio, they are seriously considering it. We’ve [...]

November 1, 2008 | 4 Comments More
Joe the Plumber to Write Book

Joe the Plumber to Write Book

Samuel “Joe The Plumber” Wurzelbacher speaks at a rally for Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. at a Town Square Stop in Washington Park in Sandusky, Ohio, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) *********** Like all good celebrities, Joe the Plumber has hired a publicity team. The Press Office in Nashville, where clients [...]

November 1, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Obama-Inspired Black Voters Warm to Politics

Obama-Inspired Black Voters Warm to Politics

Armento Meredith, 43, right, a first-time voter, waited hours in Atlanta to vote on Thursday. “It’s time for a change,” he said. ******** Growing up in St. Louis in the 1950s and ’60s, Deddrick Battle came to believe that the political process was not for people like him – a struggling black man whose vote, [...]

November 1, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Young Professionals United for Change — Election Night Watch Party w/Music by D-Nice

Young Professionals United for Change — Election Night Watch Party w/Music by D-Nice

November 1, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Harlem Celebrates Election Night Results in a ‘Jumbo’ Way

Harlem Celebrates Election Night Results in a ‘Jumbo’ Way

As the United States is on the verge of making history by potentially electing the first African American President, the Harlem community will gather in the thousands on Election Night to watch results on a jumbotron. Participants will hear election results from local and national political leaders as voters are kept abreast of the night’s [...]

October 31, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Looks Like Obama Might Win This Thing

Looks Like Obama Might Win This Thing

October 31, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Rangel Posters Defaced in Harlem

Rangel Posters Defaced in Harlem

One of our readers snapped these photos while walking near 125th Street and Lenox Avenue. It looks like someone isn’t too happy with Congressman Charles Rangel hopping on the Obama bandwagon and trying to take advantage of his popularity with democratic voters.

October 31, 2008 | 1 Comment More
No Jail for Woman Who Cried Big, Black Obama Supporter Attacked Her

No Jail for Woman Who Cried Big, Black Obama Supporter Attacked Her

Black people, don’t hold your breath waiting for explanations or apologies! From MSNBC.com/The Associated Press: PITTSBURGH – A McCain campaign volunteer accused of making up a story about being robbed and assaulted in Pittsburgh by a man who disliked her McCain bumper sticker will enter a program for first-time offenders. Under the deal announced in [...]

October 31, 2008 | 0 Comments More
I Knew Ashley Todd Was Lying

I Knew Ashley Todd Was Lying

********** We all hate stereotypes, but unfortunately there is some truth to some of them. I heard about the Ashley Todd yesterday but didn’t mention the story because I knew she was lying immediately after reading the full story. Ashley Todd, a McCain volunteer said that she was mugged and that the assailant carved a [...]

October 24, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Police: McCain Volunteer Changes ATM Attack Story

Police: McCain Volunteer Changes ATM Attack Story

A McCain campaign volunteer who reported that a tall black man robbed her and then cut a “B” onto her cheek after seeing a McCain bumper sticker on her car has been given a polygraph test because of “inconsistencies” in her story, police said. Among other things, police said photos and bank card information from [...]

October 24, 2008 | 2 Comments More