Harlem Faces a Historic Shift

Harlem Faces a Historic Shift

For seven decades, two African-American politicians—first Adam Clayton Powell Jr., then Charles Rangel—have represented Harlem in Congress, symbolizing the New York City neighborhood’s status as the de facto capital of black America. Now, redistricting under way by the state legislature combined with a fast-rising Hispanic population are threatening to overturn that history. There are more Hispanics […]

Harlem Faces a Historic Shift
The Admin
Wed, 04 Jan 2012 03:00:00 GMT