Wednesday, June 29, 2011


Harlem barbershops, salons double as health clinics
The machines arrived at the Denny Moe's Superstar Barbershop in New York's historic African-American neighborhood of Harlem in May, making it only one of the latest examples of barbers and beauty salons in predominantly black or immigrant neighborhoods ...
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Harlem Football Star Killed After High School Graduation
(Facebook/Isayah Muller) By Amy Zimmer MANHATTAN — A star high school football player from East Harlem's Jefferson Houses was stabbed to death during a fight in a Bronx parking lot on Tuesday, just hours after the 19-year-old graduated, police said. ...
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Teenager Charged in Gang Case Surrenders
New York Times
By JOHN ELIGON A Harlem teenager who received the financial and spiritual support of the Abyssinian Baptist Church after she was charged with being involved in a gang surrendered herself to jail on Tuesday as part of a plea deal. ...
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What the Harlem Renaissance Teaches About Gay Rights
The Root
Harlem, to be specific. It was actually a pretty gay place. Like the rest of the city, Harlem was home to countless gay bars. At the annual Hamilton Lodge drag ball, hundreds of drag queens competed for the top prize while thousands of straight ...
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Developer Plans Harlem Building
Wall Street Journal
By JOSEPH DE AVILA One of Harlem's biggest property owners is considering a city-owned parcel of land to erect a $40 million "affordable housing" apartment building. Tahl Propp Equities, owner of about 3500 apartments in Harlem, wants to buy the ...
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Harlem Globetrotters draft Beaver Lake basketball phenom
Issaquah Press
By Staff Jordan McCabe, a basketball-handling phenomenon from Beaver Lake Middle School, was drafted by the Harlem Globetrotters on June 21, according to his family and a press release from the team. Jordan McCabe juggles three balls in February during ...
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Issaquah Press

High School Athlete From Harlem Stabbed To Death - CBS New York
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19-year-old Isayah Muller led his Truman High School team to a victory in the PSAL Bowl Championship last fall, but his promising career came to an end Tuesday night.
CBS New York

Harlem group's push to curb infant mortality prompts national action
theGRIO REPORT - The North Manhattan Perinatal Partnership has led an effort that reduced the black infant mortality rate from 27.7 deaths per 1000 live ...

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