Harlem

The Amadou Diallo Foundation hosted its second annual benefit gala in Harlem on the 18th anniversary of his death.

During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.

Obama says the hacks brought attention to Hillary Clinton’s email scandal and issues within the Democratic National Committee.

Social media was in a frenzy on Wednesday after news spread that President-elect Donald Trump was selected as TIME’s “Person of the Year."

Willie Morgan, who hails from Georgia, grows actual cotton in Harlem to teach children in his neighborhood about slavery.

Team Trump wants to hold an event on the campus of Howard University, but the university has not invited the presidential candidate.

P.S. 149's Sojourner Truth Tigers are part of Harlem Lacrosse, an 8 year old program that actively recruits special education students and girls to its successful program.

A win for Espaillat would set him up to become the first Dominican-American elected to Congress – if he wins the general election in November.

Charlie Rangel, the charismatic congressman from New York, began his tenure in the U.S. House of Representatives on this day in 1970 after he defeated Harlem’s beloved incumbent, Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Rangel is the second-longest serving House member and is its most senior member as well. Charles Bernard Rangel was born June 11, 1930 […]

WNBA Star Brittney Griner’s personal life seems to be overshadowing her basketball career. On Sunday, several cyber bullies took to Twitter to wish the Phoenix Mercury star a Happy Father’s Day. In 2015, 25-year-old Griner divorced her wife Glory Johnson while Johnson was carrying the couple’s twins. Johnson gave birth in October, through a surrogate, […]

Stephanie St. Clair was a notable crime boss in Harlem, New York who worked alongside fellow gangster Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson. St. Clair’s numbers operation was so prominent, it caught the attention of the Mob and sparked a brief but violent war. St. Clair was born on the island of Martinique in 1886 and arrived in […]

According to NewsWeek, Diddy along with Capital Preparatory Schools announced that they are opening a new charter school in Harlem in the fall of 2016. The Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter school will be located at 1 East 104th Street and the school will be overseen by Capital Prep’s founder Dr. Steve Perry and run by […]