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East Harlem Hoops

by Sebastian Castro East Harlem Hoops gives Harlem a safe space for community members to play basketball and seek resources and guidance. The program was founded in 2009 by Stephen Mayes and Canraba Rogers-Wright and is run by the Salvation Army. Rogers-Wright, alongside Trevor Stanley, volunteer to organize schedules, meet with coaches, and keep track […]

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Easy, Safe, and for Everyone: The Essentials of Opening a Bank Account

There are many reasons for opening a bank account. From depositing a check to making a transfer, working with a bank makes it seamless to manage your money in a safe way.  Opening up a bank account also makes it easier to pay bills on time, open a debit card, deposit and withdraw money from

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Interview with Hima, a Female Persian Artist living in Turkey

In this interview, The Harlem Times interviewed Hima, an artist from Tehran, Iran who is now based in Istanbul, Turkey. She studied art at Gila University with an architecture degree. She can be found on social media at https://www.instagram.com/shima.najafisiyahroudi. The Harlem Times: So, you are from Iran but now live in Turkey. Why did you

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Spirit and Endurance Through the Eyes of the Running Raven

Interview by Ryan Yablonski A legend among locals in his seaside town, the Running Raven has become an icon of discipline and purpose. Robert Kraft has been running eight miles a day for 47 years without fail since Jan. 1, 1975. Runners come from around the world to run with him as he has become

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How cities can avoid ‘green gentrification’ and make urban forests accessible

Many people have developed stronger relationships with urban nature during the pandemic. Some have enjoyed views of nearby trees and gardens during periods of isolation, taken walks after Zoom-filled days or socialized at a distance with friends in local parks. As housing has become increasingly unaffordable, some people have taken refuge in parks as places

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Tips for New Graduates

As graduates face this new chapter in their lives, they will be presented with different financial learning and obstacles including earning a salary for the first time, starting their own business or anything in-between that brings them face-to-face with finances. To make the adjustment to adulthood a little easier, please find five helpful post-grad finance

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Hospital workers discuss fighting COVID-19 on the front lines

The battle against COVID-19 has been compared to war, and with casualties from the deadly virus increasing, we are relying on those fighting it on the front lines more than ever. The Harlem Times spoke exclusively with healthcare workers about what could be the battle of a lifetime. Dr. Ed Lathan, an emergency medicine physician

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The Modern Barber: Todd Bernard, The Hair Pro & ICUTPRO Systems

A Revolutionary Entrepreneur Ushers Barbering Into The 21st Century

The Modern Barber Todd Bernard on The Haircut Pro & ICUTPRO Systems By Atelston Fitzgerald Holder 1st THE INCEPTION OF THE HAIRCUT PRO Todd Bernard, is the purveyor of the ICUTPRO brand, a barber entrepreneur and industry innovator preceding two decades, He’s created and developed systems to liberate barbers from low wages, long hours and

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Brings Great Entertainment Back to South New Jersey

by Derrel Jazz Johnson Since opening June 2018, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City has reinvigorated the city with top-notch entertainment in its first six months of existence. With some of the biggest names in entertainment stepping through the doors of the Hard Rock, including Drake, Janet Jackson, Pitbull and Kevin Hart to name

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