First Lady Michelle Obama brought her “Let’s Move Campaign” to chilly Harlem Thursday where she broke more than a sweat with area children. Newsone was on hand to see the First Lady crank out a series of pushups and do some jumping jacks and squats. Later, she got the squealing kids skipping and running – […]

Once upon a time Harlem only had a couple of decent restaurants. Patrons had to put up with whatever sub par antics the restaurateur pulled if they wanted to have a meal uptown. Thankfully those days are gone for Harlemites, new visitors, foodies and Harlem lovers. You don’t have to put up with limited choices, […]

Reps. Charles Rangel and Maxine Waters have more than just financial scandal in common as they face career-threatening charges before the House ethics committee. The two House Democrats represent districts that were once iconic centers of African-American culture and history — Harlem, N.Y., and Watts, Calif., — that have changed dramatically since they were first […]

From From a 542-square-foot office above a bustling intersection in Harlem, the Rev. Nicholas S. Richards is building what he hopes will be a 7,000-mile bridge to the eastern highlands of Ethiopia. It is a bridge more than 200 years in the making. In that modest two-room office off East 125th Street, the Abyssinian […]

As we end our Michael Jackson tribute weekend, here’s an exclusive story from NewsOne. Harlem gave Michael a homegoing that only Harlem could give. Originally published June 26, 2009 Hundreds thronged the sidewalk outside the Apollo theater, in a raucous celebration of the musical prodigy that was Michael Jackson. Hanging above them in the famed […]

VIA: If you are planning a trip out of town this summer, you may want to consider stopping through the nation’s capital.  Looks like the Smithsonian is bringing a bit of the Apollo Theatre to DC. Friday, the first-ever exhibit foscused on the Apollo opened at the National Museum of American History in Washington,DC. […]

VIA: In an effort to promote the importance of literacy, young R&B singer Chris Brown paid a visit to the Sisulu-Walker Charter School of Harlem in New York City last Thursday (Mar 11), and read a book called “Superhero School” to a group of third graders . The entertainer, who took a few pictures […]

Two streets in Harlem were named in honor of two civil rights leaders with ties to New York City. Read the full story. <!--more-->