Harlem/Metro

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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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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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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OUTRAGE, Then Progress?

The tragic, indefensible death in Minneapolis of George Floyd – by uniformed police with a documented record of vicious, anti-black action – has evoked anguished cries for communal action. This national crisis must be acknowledged for what it is – a reflection of the bigotry and bias that contaminate our society. They are charges against …

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Harlem Inspires Addicts with Recovery Program

Paul Pellinger is the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Recovery Unplugged, but it was his love of music and the viewing of a classic television show filmed in Har-lem that led Pellinger to combine his love of music with his expertise work-ing with addicts, to launch Recovery Unplugged. The Harlem Times spoke exclusively to …

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Educators Share Tips for Home School Success

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust parents and guardians into the position of having to oversee the studies of their children from home, often while working themselves and taking care of the needs of the house. As you might imagine, not everyone was ready for this enormous undertaking, but don’t fret! The Harlem Times spoke to …

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Museum of Broadway Coming to New York City in 2020

This Immersive Experience Brings the Love of Broadway to Fans of All Ages New York, NY (May 31, 2019) – Today, it was announced that the Museum of Broadway will launch in Times Square, New York City in 2020. The pop-up museum’s unique exhibits will create rich, immersive, visual experiences that take fans on a …

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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Celebrates Commencement

image above: President Dr. Alan Kadish President Alan Kadish, M.D. Tells Graduates: “Do Good. Be not Only Healers of Physical Illness… Society Needs Healing as Well” New York, N.Y. – June 7, 2019 – At a festive gathering that included a brass band, a live tenor and a presentation of colors from United States Army …

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National Black Theatre’s takes over 125th Street with “125th & FREEdom”

photo credit Christine Jean Chambers Historic theater to present world premiere of ‘125th & FREEdom,’ a river-to-river, five-hour pop-up public dance performance series   Ensemble announced for the Ebony Noelle Golden-choreographed piece on gentrification and displacement, part of the venerated Harlem institution’s 50th anniversary season, NBT Beyond Walls   NEW YORK (May 16, 2019) — …

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