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Yvonne Delaney Mitchell

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The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) hosted the 2013 Women’s Leadership Forum, “Power 360: The Next Act,” at the Time Warner Corporate Headquarters at 1 Time Warner Center. Under the auspices of the ELC is the Executive Leadership Foundation, which is celebrating its 10th year of providing leadership training programs for women of color. According to its mission statement, the ELC works “to prepare African-American executives for every phase of their careers through professional development and positioning.” In particular, the Women’s Leadership Forum “is designed to ensure that African-American women have a seat at the decision-making table in corporate America.”

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Harlem Week, which is actually Harlem Month, officially kicked off with a master blaster at Grant’s Tomb with a tribute to Stevie Wonder. In attendance were people from around the globe and members of the Harlem community who remain staunch believers in what the Harlem community stands for and what it’s all about.

The Cosmopolitan Review

Harlem Week, which is actually Harlem Month, officially kicked off with a master blaster at Grant’s Tomb with a tribute to Stevie Wonder. In attendance were people from around the globe and members of the Harlem community who remain staunch believers in what the Harlem community stands for and what it’s all about.

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The Harlem Cultural Archives (HCA) Historical Society hosted an award ceremony inducting the first inductees into the Riverton Alumni Ring of Gold. These 27 members of the Riverton family were recognized for their numerous contributions to the Harlem community. Those present to accept their awards included Mayor David N. Dinkins, Constance Wright (mother of Assemblyman Keith L.T. Wright), Tuskegee Airman Wilfred DeFour and New York Knicks legend Cal Ramsey. Assemblyman Wright accepted the award for his father, Judge Bruce McMarion Wright.

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Community in change

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Parents guide to finding the best NYC public school

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Northside Center for Child Development keeps pushing

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December brings fashion forward

Now that November has come to an end and we have given thanks, paid tribute...

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Dance Theater Harlem awes

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Harlem School of the Arts ribbon cutting celebrated

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Studio Museum bonanza

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Bent on Learning

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Honoring Community advocates

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Hillary Rodham Clinton setting style trends

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Remembering Kenneth Williamson

It is with sadness and condolence that I mention the passing of Kenneth Williamson. In...

UNICEF awards Harry Belafonte Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award

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Adult vacations to Turks and Caicos

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Farewell to Deacon Ray Standford Miller

We celebrated the life of Deacon Ray Standford Miller this past week. I believe there...

Sarah Ferguson visits Harlem

Unassuming, personable and warmhearted best describes Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York. She, along with her...

Honoring Eric Von Zip

Last week I reported the passing of Eric Von Zip, who has now been laid...

Martha's Vineyard continues to please

One thing's for sure with Martha's Vineyard: It will never let you down. There is...

The Cosmopolitan Review

I had the wonderful opportunity to be in the midst of a wonderful group of...

Last lap of summer

Here we are, now that August has arrived, at the last lap of summer. This...

Movie, TV viewing changing in this country

It's time for a reality check. The violence in this country is out of control....

Hamptons and the Vineyard heating and filling up

Without a doubt, it's July, and you know what that means: People are scurrying out...

Spring time brings Northside Center for Child Development gala

If it's spring, it must be time for the annual Northside Center for Child Development...

Will's Cummings jumping past hurdles into new honors

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Love in the air

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Super Bowl and saying goodbye to elders

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35th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon

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New Years wake up

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Christmas coming

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Cosmopolitan Review

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Thanksgiving memories

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Cold front skips over annual Meet Me in Miami Conference

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