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DanceAfrica celebrates Rwandan rebirth/renewal in 2019

When DanceAfrica returns to BAM on Memorial Day weekend, it will highlight a dramatic international story of rebirth and transformation for Rwanda.

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Beat the crowds: better beach options for fun in the sun

You know what to expect when you go to a beach that everyone raves about–crowds. There’s nothing worse than barely getting to walk on the sand without stepping over folks.

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Brotherhood/Sister Sol raises $1.3 million at annual gala

Harlem-based youth organization Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) recently hosted its 15th annual VOICES benefit gala.

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Everyday is Groundhog Day for the struggling Mets

Not yet out of May, Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen felt compelled to extend a vote of confidence to Mickey Callaway, the team’s beleaguered manager, who finds himself under siege by fans and media less than 50 games into this season.

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Game on! Liberty heads into the 2019 season

After a jubilant debut at Barclays Center, New York Liberty results for the rest of preseason have not been so positive.

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Bethune-Cookman rules on the links

Bethune-Cookman University’s women’s golf team recently rolled to their eighth consecutive PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship (formerly the PGA Minority Collegiate Championship).

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Wilder is right, boxing is the only sport where you can legally kill

“This is the only sport where you can kill a man and get paid for it,” said WBC heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder last week, several days before his title fight Saturday night, May 18, a first round knockout of challenger Dominic Breazeale at Barclays Center.

Raptors claw back to a 2-2 with the Bucks in the East Finals

Kawhi Leonard has been there before. Gianns Antetokounmpo is trying to get there.

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Injuries or not, Golden State intends to win this thing

During the regular season, the Golden State Warriors and the Portland Trail Blazers played each other four times splitting the series two games a piece. During the third round of the post season, the Western Conference Finals, Golden State swept the same Blazer team in four games putting a quick end to this series on Monday night

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Magic’s tell-all tales shines a bright light on the Jets’ dysfunction

Magic Johnson’s tell-all television interview Monday was more like an episode from a “Housewives” or “Basketball Wives” reality show than what a sports fan would expect from their professional sports team.

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Manning knows he’s keeping the Giants QB spot warm for Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones is replacing Eli Manning. It’s not a matter of if, just when.

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Montefiore holds prom-themed event for hospitalized teens

On Saturday, May 18, the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore held their annual CHAM Prom event, an important rite of passage for teens who have spent months hospitalized.

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Annoyed with fibroids?

More hysterectomies are performed each year because of the growth of fibroids. The uterus has been defined as an organ in mammals that holds, protects and usually nourishes the young until birth. Well, I beg to differ with this definition.

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What about the life of the immigrant child—outside of the womb?

In an effort to prove just how “Christian” they are, Bible touting right wingers who adopt and quote scripture when it is convenient to their agenda, are now on a mad push to prove just how far they are willing to go to protect a “life.”

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Caribbean prepares for storm season; Dominica re-engineers

The commencement of the 2019 hurricane season is less than two weeks away with official predictions that it could be a rough one as usual but some Caribbean Community nations, which endure a battering each year, are not so nervous anymore because of major engineering and other changes at the political level.

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Fitness company fights climate change in the Caribbean from the gym

SportsArt, the green fitness company, is offering individuals residing in and visiting the Caribbean an opportunity to contribute directly to the fight against climate change while exercising and staying healthy.

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Harlem resident benefits from billionaire’s big gift

Like millions of other college graduates in America, Harlemite Elijah Dormeus, 22, was seated during his commitment ceremony donning his cap and gown listening to the keynote speaker, thinking about his future when he received an unexpected graduation gift.

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Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond becomes first Black woman appointed president of the New York Theological Seminary

The Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond makes history with her recent appointment as president of the New York Theological Seminary.

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Abortion Dilemma: US tackles divisive topic, Black community speaks

“Old white male lawmakers, and the men who agree with them, do not have a nickle in this dime when it comes to a woman, abortion and her body,” said Anna, who wants to remain anonymous, but wants the point made on this explosive matter.

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Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #120

Guess what? We have finally found a Republican to stand with and applaud. He’s Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, who recently became the first Republican in the House to support impeachment proceedings against Trump.

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