HARLEM NEWS AND VIEWS

News
A ‘Black Orchid’ who isn’t what she seems to be
Kansas City Star
By OLINE H. COGDILL Life in New York City’s Harlem during the 1920s was a heady time. The Harlem Renaissance was in full force, showcasing the talents of a plethora of black artists, writers and musicians. Gay bars flourished.
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Ahead of Fundraiser, Rangel Talks Re-Election, Obama and Harlem’s Changing
WNYC
It is a district that has seen enormous demographic changes in recent decades, especially in Rangel’s home neighborhood of Harlem. An influx of whites has countered a declining black population, with the latest Census figures showing a 400 percent
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First and Second Ave. Bike Lanes to Extend to East Harlem Soon
DNAinfo
East Harlem City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito said the lanes will extend to her neighborhood “in a year or so.” (DNAinfo/Mary Johnson) HARLEM The Department of Transportation is planning to extend protected bike lanes along First and Second
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Harlem’s melody makers
New York Post
By ERIKA PRAFDER Jazz originated in African-American communities in the country’s southern states at the beginning of the 20th century, but with the population migration to the north after the Industrial Revolution, Harlem became known as a nucleus for
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New York Post
DEP Agrees to Tell Public When Sewage Enters Water
DNAinfo
(DNAinfo/Jeff Mays) HARLEM After coming under fire for a lack of information about water quality in city rivers, the Department of Environmental Protection is designing an alert system which would issue warnings whenever it dipped.
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Final Planning For Millions March In Harlem
Black Star News
A massive Millions March will be held in Harlem on Saturday, August 13 and is expected to fill the Malcolm X Blvd corridor starting from 110th Street. Under the banner of “Pan Africanism or Perish” the focus is on three leading issues: end the bombing
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Secret Celebrity Restaurants From Stars Like Ryan Gosling, Robert DeNiro
Haute Living
From Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn to Beverly Hills, and back to Harlem, the celebrity owned restaurant is becoming increasingly popular. Here are a few gems to watch out for. Blue Valentine and The Notebook star Ryan Gosling is one of the owners of
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Blogs
Which Character Did Lela Rochon Make Famous In Harlem Nights
By Regina Michelle
For the next 20 days TheUrbandaily.com will be posting a new Black movie trivia question and picking winners every Tuesday and Thursday. The more questions you answer, the greater your chance of winning!
The Urban Daily

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