Harlem – News January 21, 2012
Rep. Charlie Rangel ‘falls asleep’ during Obama’s NYC fundraising speech (Pocono Record)
US President Barack Obama’s fundraising tour of New York was highlighted by a few funny moments, including Rep.
Barack breaks into song at the Apollo (Daily Kos)
What has made headlines was the POTUS singing a bit of Al Green’s “I’m still in love with you” Those folks who know Apollo culture grinned when he joked that the Sandman didn’t come out and yank him off the stage.
The Weekly Carnage (Streetsblog)
The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs and beyond.
Will Vance Victory Translate to Tougher Stance on Traffic Crime? (Streetsblog)
The office of Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance scored a significant victory last week, earning a homicide conviction in the case of a driver who killed a pedestrian in East Harlem nine years ago.
President Obama lets loose with brief but soulful tribute to Al Green at New York fundraiser (Medincine Hat News)
President Barack Obama sings before speaking at a campaign event, Thursday, Jan.
CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Modern Jug Band Sankofa to Release the Uptown… (All About Jazz)
Album Features Dom Flemons of Carolina Chocolate Drops, Professor Louie And John Sebastian of The Lovin’ Spoonful New York, NY: In February 2006, Sankofa Strings, a progressive collective comprised of percussionist Sule Greg Wilson along with multi-instrumentalist Dom Flemons and singer Rhiannon Giddens, from the Grammy-Award Winning Carolina … (more)