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New Exhibit Focuses On History Of The Apollo Theater

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City's Apollo Theater launched the careers of such legends as Ella Fitzgerald. It also was the site of memorial services for...

On the Culture Front: Red Rooster and Sarah Small's Tableau Vivant

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Red Rooster is a real find on 125th street. Its sleek, old-world Harlem decor feels simultaneously exclusive and inviting while evoking the legend of the long defunct neighborhood bar it's named after.

Missing Harlem Teen Found Frozen In Snow | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HARLEM -- The mood at the Bronx High School that Gregory Willis Jr. attended has changed with every new development in the story of the missing 17-ye...

The Faithful Shopper: Retail Lost and Found

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The end of this year also marks the end of the decade, and so it seems appropriate to look back at how New York City retail has changed over these very dramatic 10 years.

Killer Found Rolling Suitcase With Body In It Claims Self-Defense

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Authorities say a man already on probation has admitted killing a woman whose body was found in a suitcase on a New York City street. He ...

WATCH: Man Seen Rolling Suitcase With Body In It

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Police are searching for a man recorded in a surveillance video on a dark New York City street wheeling a suitcase that later was found s...

A Visit to the Red Rooster in Harlem

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jordana Zizmor

This weekend I went with my digital to the grand opening of the Red Rooster restaurant in Harlem. Red Rooster is the latest restaurant from Chef Marcus Samuelsson.

Retired Executive Helps Youth Succeed After Jail

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Although many people would think that inmates leave behind the most difficult time in their lives when they get out of jail, the reality is that the c...

Forget The Wait: Order Magnolia Bakery Cupcakes Online

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Good news, cupcake fanatics! Soon you will no longer need to join a Sex and the City tour and endure Magnolia Bakery's long lines (or scorn from loca...

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO of Harlem Children's Zone

The Huffington Post | Dominique Fenton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

America is facing an educational crisis. As the president and CEO of the Harlem Children's Zone, no one knows that better than Geoffrey Canada. Geoffr...

Rangel and the Ghosts of Censure

Charles D. Ellison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles D. Ellison

Rangel is among an uncomfortably long list of Black lawmakers being probed by the House Ethics Committee, and many wonder out loud about the motivations.

Hide/Seek and Don't Ask Don't Tell

Alison Teal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Alison Teal

In today's Washington, we find ourselves looking to the Portrait Gallery for leadership, not our elected officials.

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Dr. Alwyn Cohall, Harlem Health Advocate

The Huffington Post | Dominique Fenton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Today we're interviewing Dr. Alwyn Cohall, a trained pediatrician who has dedicated his career to the health of the children of Harlem. Dr. Cohall is ...

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Dorothy Stoneman, Founder Of YouthBuild

The Huffington Post | Dominique Fenton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Every day on HuffPost, we're highlighting one 'Greatest Person'- an exceptional individual who is confronting the country's economic and political cri...

Remembering Trans Heroine Rita Hester

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irene Monroe

This weekend is the Transgender Day of Remembrance, and many of us will be memorializing transgender Americans murdered because of their gender identities or gender expressions.

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: Charlie Rangel's Constituents Want 'To Give Him A Pass' | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Huffington Post visited Charles Rangel's Congressional District yesterday to see what kind of punishment his constituents want for him. WATCH: ...

Survive The Holidays With A Digestif | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

There's a simple and age-old remedy for overindulging that can be found in your local liquor store. These traditional spirits supposedly help settle the stomach and aid in digestion.

The New Generation of Activists: How Social Workers from RISE are Restoring Social Justice to their Profession

Fernanda Diaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Fernanda Diaz

The Social Work community looked within and instead of figuring out ways to get respect and validity from outside, they devised new ways to adapt their own behaviors.

PHOTOS: Buy Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Harlem Townhouse

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Blame the tough real estate market for the recent price slashing of basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Harlem townhouse. Originally on the marke...

Defiant Daughter Emerges in Harlem Renaissance Era Drama

Len Hollie | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Hollie

A distinctly New York play finally lands in the city when Knock Me A Kiss, by playwright Charles Smith, begins previews Thursday in its Off-Broadway premiere.

The Lottery: Charter Schools in Harlem (VIDEO)

John Merrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
John Merrow

The Lottery is not a poor cousin of Waiting for 'Superman'. In some respects it's a purer and more honest film, ferocious in its anger.

One Weekend, Four Film Fests: Harlem

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stewart Nusbaumer

There was a definite Harlem theme to the films, yet there was also a lot more than only Harlem. Festivals should always be about stimulating the audience to think and to feel, and sometimes to get angry.

A Land Grab Up in Harlem: Charter School vs. Green Space

Brian Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Brian Jones

Thousands in Harlem are about to lose their green space to the construction of yet another charter school.


Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you feel like you've been reading an awful lot of bad news lately, there's a reason. The Daily News is reporting that murders are up 15% in New Yor...

A Small Group of People Meet in Harlem

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

Tait's film is a powerful depiction of the history of race in New York City. It's great strength is that it shows Blacks as historical actors battling for freedom and rights rather than as just victims of savage injustices.