Praising the Past
The Middle Passage
The Other Side
May 10 - May 23, 2018
Port Of Harlem Readers on Donald Glover and "This Is America
"It is brilliant, deep, and extremely powerful!" said Port Of Harlem reader Sy- Rah Nefertari.
A Love Not Returned
My children never had to go to daycare; I was always there for them . . . I came here for rehabilitation, but I have been here over a year now.
Tarana Burke, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and Umar Johnson on Bill Cosby
Tarana Burke, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and Umar Johnson on Bill Cosby.
April 26 – May 09, 2018
First Black Female Vice President in the Americas Takes Office in Costa Rica
When Epsy Campbell Barr become the first Black female vice president in Costa Rica on May 8, she also became the first Black female vice president in all of the Americas.
How do Undocumented Immigrants Pay Federal Taxes? An Explainer
All undocumented immigrants also help make the Social Security system more solvent, as they pay into the system but are ineligible to collect benefits upon retiring.
233 Congresspeople Tried to Raid $2.9 Trillion Social Security Surplus
When Social Security runs a surplus, Social Security holds the funds in trust. Social Security currently has a $2.9 trillion accumulated surplus.
April 12 - April 25, 2018
Fred Williamson and Marc Copage at Black Memorabilia Show
Small and big screen actor Fred "The Hammer" Williamson ("Black Caesar" and "Hell Up In Harlem") and TV's Marc Copage ("Julia") will greet fans and sign autographs.
CR Gibbs in NMAAHC Special
The TV special features Founding Director Lonnie Bunch and Port Of Harlem contributor CR Gibbs.
2020 Census Will Ask Black People About Their Exact Origins
Under the check box for "Black or African American," the bureau is adding a new space to write in your non-Hispanic origins.
March 29 - April 11, 2018
Answer These 8 Questions to Find Out How Private Your Personal Data Really Is
Many internet users are exploring ways to better protect their digital privacy.
Tim Campbell, Passionate American in Africa
Tim Campbell was a long way from his hometown, Little Rock, Arkansas, when I met him at the bus stop in Kanifing, The Gambia.
Gambians Speak on US Immigration Practice
Though Gambians are such a small portion of those deported, a Gambian reader of Port Of Harlem offered an interesting way to classify illegal US immigrants and what their future should be like.
March 15 - March 28, 2018
Viola Desmond Set to Become the First Canadian "Woman" on the $10 Bill
In an interview with Amélie Ferron-Craig, Media Relations Consultant to the Bank of Canada, Port Of Harlem clarified that other "women" have been on the $10 note.
Black and Far-Right
Senator Tony Iwobi said that he wasn't against immigration but that he wanted people to travel to Italy "legally."
Getting Ready for Tobaski / Travel to Gambia
Tobaski honors the willingness of Ibrahim (known as Abraham in the Christian and Jewish traditions) to sacrifice his son, as an act of obedience to God's command.
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