Harlem Times Staff

Looking Ahead

By Daniel Rose Historians will debate endlessly the ramifications of the American elections of 2020, but all will agree that January 6, 2020 was the nadir, the appallingly lowest point of democratic practices in modern times. Televised images of frenzied mobs storming the nation’s Capitol complex – breaching police barricades and scaling walls, forcing entry …

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Victory in Georgia and how it is a Victory for America…

After the November 3rd Election, Jon Ossoff (D), Rev. Raphael Warnock (D), Senator Kelly Loeffler (R) and Senator David Perdue (R) were all cast into a runoff election. This result gave Democrats hope that they could win the Senate. But, in a state that has historically remained red since the late 1990s such an outcome …

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STUDENTS WIN LAPTOPS: THT Battletrak Tournament

Through the month of November, THT BattleTrak held its fall Eports tournament. Students, between the 6th grade and 8th grade, in participating schools played a STEM videogame geared at improving mathematical and problem solving skills. Out of the many participants, the students who scored the highest points and won 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place were …

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Trump, Republicans Refuse to Accept Inevitable Inauguration

By Nikki Bannister GOP lawmakers continue to exhibit electoral denial and exert “astounding” efforts to impede President-elect Joseph Biden’s inauguration plans. In a statement released Tuesday, House of Representatives Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said that the Republicans’ refusal “to accept the outcome of the election and recognize Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as our …

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Black Woman Launches Technology Start-up to Assist the Black Community

by Derrel Jazz Johnson The technology industry is known for its paucity of diversity.  In an industry dominated by White men, the number of women in technology is embarrassing, and the number of small business owners led by Black women is even lower. According to a study from the Kapor Center, Pivotal Ventures and Arizona …

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An Open Letter to New York City and State Leaders

Wanted: A Legal Protection for a Commendable Model _______________________________________ On May 22, 2019 Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Executive Order 47, one of the most consequential measures supporting the city’s community media industry, directing all city agencies to spend at least 50 percent of their annual print and digital advertising budgets on community media publications. …

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POLITICAL AMERICA – 2020

 “In nature, there are neither rewards nor punishments, only consequences”,  wrote Robert Ingersoll, the 19th century political thinker, who could have been describing our 2020 national elections.         Campaign rhetoric has displayed our bitter partisanship eroding into  destructive polarization in which each side charges opponents with not only error and hostility but with fraud, evil …

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Harlem Black Entrepreneurs – LoLo’s Seafood Shack

On Saturday, October 24th, Chase Bank is hosting Black Entrepreneurs Day, a celebration of black business and entrepreneurship. The event will be hosted by Shark Tank’s Daymond John. During the event, Daymond John will lead discussions with Brian Lamb, JPMC’s Head of Diversity and Inclusion, and black entrepreneurs from the worlds of business, sports, and …

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