HARLEM NEWS AND VIEWS

News
Census: Fewer black children in biggest US cities
The Associated Press
Powerful social forces may be doing a similar thing to places like Harlem and Chicago’s South Side. Over the past decade, the inner-city neighborhoods that have served for generations as citadels of African-American life and culture have been steadily
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The Associated Press
‘Queer Rebels of the Harlem Renaissance’ in SF
San Francisco Chronicle
Kirya Traber is among the performers in “Queer Rebels of the Harlem Renaissance.” At left: FBJ Browne. Queer Rebel Productions was founded on the premise that by embracing a multitude of artistic genres and perspectives that give voice to queer people
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Harlem’s Carver Bank Saved by Wall Street Investors
DNAinfo
(Flickr/CORNERTONES of NY) By Olivia Scheck MANHATTAN — An historic Harlem bank averted possible disaster this week by securing a $55 million cash injection from a group of Wall Street investors, a statement by the company announced Wednesday.
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Alicia Keys Speaks of Romance in ‘A Harlem Love Story’ — Video
The BoomBox
“Some people may say I was still a kid, but the city has a way of making you grow up quick,” the New York City native notes in ‘A Harlem Love Story,’ a 10-minute ode-to-uptown music video medley that revisits her breakthrough hits ‘Fallin” and ‘A
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Gay and lesbian uptown Manhattan residents celebrate historic New York same
New York Daily News
Five spirited Harlem, East Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood residents are experiencing these changes firsthand. They have graciously agreed to tell their stories. Each one provides a snapshot — in its own way — of the lives uptown that have been
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New York Daily News
Deal struck keeps Harlem properties affordable
Crain’s New York Business
By Amanda Fung Fourteen residential properties in the Bradhurst section of Harlem will remain affordable for another 30 years and get a much needed rehabilitation under a unique $75 million deal that recently closed. The properties, located between
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Train-Ing Day: Get Away By Train Friday
Patch.com
4:07 PM, stopping at Harlem-125th Street, then all stations between Chappaqua and Southeast. ● The 6:02 PM to Wassaic will make additional stops at Bedford Hills and Katonah. ●1:04 PM, stopping at Harlem-125th Street, Westport, and all stations
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Did This Student Turned Gangbanger Beat The System?
News One
The 17-year-old, who served two months in prison before Harlem’s historic Abyssinian Baptist Church bailed her out, hasn’t gained the sympathy of everyone; especially those in her own Harlem community. Do you think this young girl’s sentence had to do
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News One
Ex-Con Who Helped Burn Woman Alive in 1997 Home Invasion Gets 25 to Life
DNAinfo
Allen) By Shayna Jacobs MANHATTAN SUPREME COURT — An ex-con was sentenced to life in prison for helping to burn a mother of three to death in what prosecutors call an “unspeakable” home invasion nightmare more than a decade ago in Harlem.
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Blogs
Rise & Shine: Harlem Day takeover starts with massive changes
By Philissa Cramer
Harlem Day Charter School’s takeover is starting with mass student retention and teacher exodus. (WSJ) Some students didn’t get diplomas due to chancellor.
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Rangel Gives Keynote to Choir Academy of Harlem – Rep. Rangel
NEW YORK — Congressman Charles Rangel on Monday delivered the keynote address before 39 graduating seniors and their families at the Choir Academy of Harlem. “I am proud of the graduating class of 2011,” Rangel said.
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Harlem Globetrotter ‘Dizzy’ Impersonates Shaq [Video] » Bob’s
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Harlem Globetrotter ‘Dizzy’ Impersonates Shaq [Video]. Harlem Globetrotter Dizzy has Shaquille O’Neal’s jog back on D down perfect. Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return to Bobs Blitz.com. Unless noted, all pics via PRPhotos.com
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Hatewatch Headlines for June 30, 2011

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Hatewatch is a weekly summary of the latest news about hate and extremism compiled by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Week of June 30, 2011
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Authorities Find Bomb Apparently Targeting Immigrants in Arizona

Leak Reveals New Border Vigilante Group on Arizona Border

Racist Pittsburgh Triple Cop-Killer Gets Death

Fundraising Drive Under Way to Help Jailed White Supremacist

Racist Prof Latest to Join Group That Seeks White Rule in America

Intelligence Report
Immigrant’s Beating Death, Police Cover-Up Shake Pennsylvania Community

Alaska Militia Leader’s Revolution Falls Flat

‘Black Foot Soldiers’ Blog Network Cheers Murders of Police Officers

Hatewatch Headlines
MO Former Skinhead Pleads Guilty to Revenge Killing
Springfield News-Leader | June 17, 2011

WA Ex-Convicts Arrested for Plotting Attack on Military Recruiting Station
Associated Press | June 23, 2011

ID Feds: Accused Mobster Posed as Supremacist
Boston Herald | June 29, 2011

AK Fairbanks ‘241’ Militia Trial on State Charges May Be Delayed Until April
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner | June 24, 2011

TX White Supremacist Set to Die in July Loses at Supreme Court
Associated Press | June 27, 2011