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Harlem in the Headlines

July 16, 2013 Leave a comment

Harlem was in the news! Here’s a rundown on local coverage.

Mayoral front runner Anthony Weiner campaigned in Harlem over the weekend, with his wife, Huma Abedin. Huffington Post focused on her dress–one Michelle Obama also wore while campaigning for her husband. Who wore it best? [Photos from Twitter via Huffpo.]

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Rys Powell

An article in the Daily News spotlights local entrepreneur Rhys Powell. His Harlem-based company Red Rabbit, provides healthy food for kids and employs 130 local residents. The start-up was recently named the Manhattan Small Business of the Year.

Assistant pastor Nicholas Richard preached on Sunday

Assistant pastor Nicholas Richard preached on Sunday

On Sunday, Abyssinian Baptist church parishioners wore hoodies in reaction to the George Zimmerman acquittal. The Griot covers the historic church’s reaction to the verdict.

New York 1 covered Harlem Hospital’s air conditioning problem. (Everyone’s okay.) Click here to watch the video.

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