There was to be, from the city, one black member of Congress only, from Harlem (one out of, in those days, 10 or more).
But Dinkins had hired this guy Lynch, who had run local campaigns in Harlem going back to the 1970s.
As a Teach For America 2011 corps member, I spent the last two years teaching 5th grade at a charter school in Harlem.
Harlem Talks About the Harlem Shake ‘Harlem Shake’ fever was rampant last week.
Teaching for two years in Harlem, Jonathan Sheehan saw first-hand how standardized testing is destroying public education.
To-night, with the sun falling sadly over the iron mills, I walked along the Heights and cast an eye down into brilliant Harlem.
Never nearer than Harlem Heights, where he lay with his regiment.
The campaign as seen from the board of war and from the Plains of Harlem differed widely.
It was as if a dweller in a Harlem flat had been presented with a hippopotamus.
"The Harlem of Paris," Persis sneered, then grew more amiable.
Manhattan district, used figuratively for "African-American culture" from 1934. The N.Y. community was founded 1658 and originally named Nieuw Haarlem for Haarlem in Netherlands, which probably is from Dutch haar "height" + lem "silt," in reference to its position on a slight elevation on the banks of the Spaarne River.
Neighborhood of Manhattan.
Note: Mostly populated by African-Americans, Harlem has long been a center of black culture.
Note: During the 1920s, Harlem was the site of a great upsurge in black literature, music, and theater known as the Harlem Renaissance.
Note: The area now contains a large Puerto Rican population and, after a period of economic decay, has experienced a revitalization.