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News – April 2018

East Harlem News

J. Marion Sims’ ‘racist legacy’ denounced by Green-Wood cemetery neighbors – am New York, April 19, 2018 How doctors have cast the legacy of J. Marion Sims, the “father of modern gynecology” who experimented on slaves – The Atlantic, April 18, 2018 Statue of Doctor Who Did Slave Experiments Is Exiled. Its Ideas Are Not.…

News – March 2018

East Harlem News

NYPD Once Again Uses General Threat of Terrorism to Justify Broad Secrecy – City Limits, March 30, 2018 Court Permits New York Police to Use ‘Neither Confirm nor Deny’ Tactic – New York Times, March 30, 2018 Feds want prior approval on NYCHA spending as DOJ probe continues – NY Daily News, March 30, 2018 Bronx…

News – February 2018

East Harlem News

Harlem’s 125th Street Grapples With History Amid Retail Transformation – BisNow, February 28, 2018 Gentrification by ZIP code ranking includes 7 in NYC – out of 20 – am New York, February 28, 2018 New Art Installation Chosen For East Harlem Park – Harlem Patch, February 28, 2018 New Yorkers ‘lose hope’ while applying again…

Keep P.S 50 Vito Marcantonio open!

Keep P.S 50 Vito Marcantonio open!

Courtesy of Lashaun Gibbs NYC Department of Education Superintendent Alexandra Estrella wants to close what once used to be one of the top-scoring schools in East Harlem and wants to bring in another school that our children are not openly welcomed to attend. In order for the children who already attend P.S 50 (which is their…

News – January 2018

East Harlem News

When Walking While Trans Is a Crime – The Cut, January 31, 2018 De Blasio’s plan to fight homelessness won’t do much, critics say – New York Daily News, January 31, 2018 Homeless hotels are costing taxpayers a fortune – New York Post, January 31, 2018 Parents Concerned After 8-Year-Old Wanders Away From East Harlem School…

News – December 2017

East Harlem News

Barred from Sheen Center, Nativity housing activists petition – The Villager, December 29, 2017 Super Fi Emporium Opening Second East Harlem Supermarket – Commercial Observer, December 29, 2017 East Harlem Girl Reported Missing, Police Say – Harlem Patch, December 29, 2017 First birthday for the Second Avenue Subway – WPIX-TV, December 29, 2017 A New Year’s…

News – November 2017

East Harlem News

If the City Never Sleeps, Should Its Subway? – New York Times, November 30, 2017 Columbus Hijacks New York Statue Commission Debate – Huffington Post, November 30, 2017 East Harlem Rezoning Approved By City Council – Harlem Patch, November 30, 2017 7,500-Spot Waitlist Opens For East Harlem Apartment Complex – Harlem Patch, November 30, 2017…

News – October 2017

East Harlem News

Harlem Community Board Abused Government Resources, Borough President Says – DNAinfo, October 31, 2017 Whether Uptown or in the Bronx, Your Cuchifrito Should Feel Like Home – Edible Manhattan, October 30, 2017 On the Mainland, a Duty to Help Puerto Rico – New York Times, October 29, 2017 Former Priest Says Revered Colleague Was a…

News – September 2017

East Harlem News

New York’s Response to Puerto Rico Devastation: ‘It’s Personal for Us – New York Times, September 29, 2017 Puerto Rico supply failure stops food and water reaching desperate residents – The Guardian, September 29, 2017 Is ‘Housing Not Warehousing’ Next? – City Limits, September 29, 2017 NYC To Pay Year Of Rent For Some Homeless Families…

News – August 2017

East Harlem News

NYC Planning Commission: 100 percent real-estate industry – Liberation News, August 31, 2017 8th District City Council seat – News 12, August 31, 2017 East Harlem residents say, ‘Remove the racist Sims’ statue!’ – Workers World, August 31, 2017 Union Settlement Announces Launch Of East Harlem 360° – Harlem World, August 31, 2017 Man Passes…