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‘Not in Our Names’

‘Not in Our Names’

Over 15 years after her mother’s death, Terry McGovern wore her pearl earrings to Battery Park to remember her. Ann McGovern died in the World Trade Center on 9/11: on Thursday, her daughter joined family members and friends of other victims to speak out against President Trump’s executive order on immigration. McGovern and around a dozen […]

Columbia, Ivy League Go Toe to Toe with Trump

Columbia, Ivy League Go Toe to Toe with Trump

  Columbia University and 16 other academic institutions filed a legal brief Monday at the U.S. District Court in Eastern New York, challenging President Trump’s recent executive order. Columbia University president Lee C. Bollinger announced the filing in an email to students and faculty. In the filing, the schools argued that the safety and security […]

Harlem Gets Fashionable

Harlem Gets Fashionable

During New York Fashion Week, all eyes tend to revolve around Lower Manhattan, where most of the designer shows happen. But last Saturday, some of the biggest names in the industry came uptown to West Harlem for fashion designer Alexander Wang’s Fall 2017 show. The show was held in the vacant RKO Hamilton Theater, which […]

Race for Harlem City Council Seat is Fierce, But Voters Don’t Seem to Care

Race for Harlem City Council Seat is Fierce, But Voters Don’t Seem to Care

Nine candidates are competing for the City Council seat that represents much of East and Central Harlem. The District Nine seat was vacated in November when Council Member Inez Dickens was elected to state assembly. But with a contentious national election only a few months past, and a constant flow of political news coming from […]

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