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First Black Tech Matters Awards to recognize African American tech entrepreneurs and innovators

In its first year, the inaugural Black Tech Matters Influencer Awards Show took over SXSW in Austin, TX and is prepared to do the same on Tuesday November 27, 2018 in the heart of the nation’s capital.

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Black-owned startup combines greeting cards with technology and automation

Through its custom-developed software, Custom Greetings makes marking important occasions and milestones easy.

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Is the FBI underreporting the surge in hate crimes?

The FBI has released it’s 2017 hate crimes statistics which revealed a 17 percent increase in incidents since 2016. In 2017 there were 8,493 victims and 6,307 known offenders.

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Stacey Abrams acknowledges Brian Kemp win in Georgia governor’s race

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can’t win the Georgia governor’s race, effectively ending her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp.

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Non-stop holiday music begins on 106.7 Lite FM

Just in time to get you into the holiday spirit, WLTW 106.7 Lite FM switches to its annual all-holiday music format.

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New Harlem bites

have my Harlem haunts for those perfect expected bites whether the eatery is fast casual, fast food or fine dining.

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Talking SCHOP! The Thanksgiving leftovers ‘cart’

You know the saying, “putting the cart before the horse,” to express jumping ahead of the natural order of things? Spoiler alert: that is exactly what I am about to do when it comes to Thanksgiving and its leftovers.

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The Bahamas: a wealth of beautiful options

From pretty much anywhere in the U.S. you can easily hop on a plane to the Bahamas. It won’t cost you a fortune or much time either.

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Apply to our 2018 Spring Internship Program

We're looking for Editorial, Photography, Web and Social Media interns!

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‘Dot’ lovingly deals with the Alzheimer’s issue in the Black community

You only have until Nov. 18 to experience “Dot” at the Billie Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn, so please pick up tickets as soon as you can!

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Cicely Tyson becomes first Black woman to receive honorary Oscar

It has been announced the 93-year-old actress and living legend Cicely Tyson will become the first African-American woman to receive an honorary Oscar. As the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences website describes, the award “...is given at the discretion of the Board of Governors and not necessarily awarded every year.”

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‘Widows’—Viola Davis rules!

Steve McQueen’s powerful heist movie gives Viola Davis a strong role as a crime widow who is forced to command an operation. It’s life or death.

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Ben Vereen brings two special Thanksgiving performances to NYC

At the age of 72, African-American treasure, icon, legend, Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Ben Vereen is still going strong.

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Judge rejects city’s $2.2 billion deal with feds over NYCHA repairs

A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a $2.2 billion payment NYCHA

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Winter storm warning issued for much of tri-state area as forecast worsens

Parts of the tri-state will see significant snowfall Thursday, bringing the area its first taste of winter five weeks before the season officially begins.

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Atiyya and Johnny Chavarria 'Decolonize the Bronx '

Atiyya is a singer-songwriter and a cellist. Johnny (pronounced Jo-nee) spits, deejays and produces.

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NJ GOP candidate: ‘I would have won if people didn’t call me a racist’

Failed New Jersey GOP House candidate Seth Grossman blames voters’ view of him as a racist for his loss during last week’s general election.

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A disappointing loss? Coach, is that really an accurate description?

Todd Bowles, the New York Jets head coach, described his team’s 41-10 loss to the Buffalo Bills Sunday as disappointing and tough.

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Sophisticated resort ’19 styles

Hailing from Washington, D.C., designer Deidre Jefferson looks more like a politician than a designer.

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The 2-7 Giants look to build on an emotional win in San Francisco

With a record of 1-7 going into this past Monday’s Week 10 match-up against the San Francisco 49ers, the Giants were once again on a bullet train headed for a last-place finish in the NFC East division and a top-five pick at worst in next April’s NFL Draft.

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