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NYPD Police Chief Philip Banks III resigns

Reports indicate that Police Chief Philip Banks III is resigning.

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New York Amsterdam News Endorsements for 2014 Midterm Elections

The New York Amsterdam News endorses the following candidates for the 2014 Midterm Elections

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Vote for working families

When you go to the polls next week, you hold the power to make changes on the ballot.

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Vote November 4th, your life may depend on it

With just a few days left before New Yorkers and the rest of the country go to the polls for the midterm elections, we at the Amsterdam News want you to pause.

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The diary of Malcolm X: 1964

Just as the Chicago-based publisher, Third World Press, was preparing to put “The Diary of Malcolm X: 1964” in stores last November, lawyers representing some of Malcolm X’s and Dr. Betty Shabazz’s daughters obtained a court-mandated restraining order, halting its sale.

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Martin Luther King III visits legendary coach Ron Naclerio in Queens

Martin Luther King III, Dr. Martin Luther King’s oldest son, went to Benjamin Cardozo High School in Bayside, Queens, to talk to faculty, staff and students.

Cosmopolitan Review Oct 30 - Nov 5 2014

As we roll into the final months of 2014, it’s not too late to get those tax deductions by making a contribution to your favorite church, charity or nonprofit.

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Rev. Vernon Williams remarries bride in Harlem

The Rev. Vernon Williams and evangelist Gail Y. Williams held a remarriage ceremony.

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Passing of Giants of the Human Spirit

If they ever tell my story, let them say I walked with giants.

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Lincoln Hospital Auxiliary celebrates hospital’s 175 years

The 2014 Lincoln Hospital Auxiliary Gala, held at Marina del Rey, brought together the largest number of Lincoln Medical Center staff and community organizations to pay tribute to its 823 nurses, compassionate and dedicated professionals whose courage and determination make them role models in the nursing industry.

Don’t rush it, to flush it!

A few years ago, I wrote an article titled “Don’t Rush With the Flush.”

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New Yorkers come out to hear Cuban ambassador at John Jay College

Cuba’s ambassador to the United Nations, Rodolfo Reyes, was the keynote speaker at an Oct. 25 program that examined “U.S. – Cuba Relations and the Case of the Cuban Five,” at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

City Council bills tackle segregation in NYC public schools

Three city lawmakers introduced a package of legislation that they say will ensure the New York City public school system, among the most segregated in the country, increases diversity.

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‘The Black Eagle,’ the arms supplier

Last week, we embarked on the life and legacy of Hubert “The Black Eagle” Julian.

Which side are they on?

Safe, welcoming, collaborative neighborhood public schools that have multiple pathways for student engagement—from pre-K to career and technical education.

Lowe’s donates to improve Union Club Aquatics Center

During Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Union County sustained significant damage to the roof trusses and roof.

New Jersey imposes 21-day quarantine for Ebola contact

Experts are still examining the risk factors for contracting the Ebola disease.

Farrakhan alleges US government created Ebola for population control

In a recent issue of Final Call, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan charged that U.S. scientists are concocting deadly diseases, with the primary purpose to “depopulate the world of Black people.”

Midterm misery ahead?

Midterm elections have always been a headache for the White House incumbent, and the upcoming one may be even more troublesome for the Democrats, with Barack President Obama practically unwelcomed by so many candidates.

International News 10/30-11/5

IN THE LAND OF DIAMONDS, BOTSWANA’S RULING PARTY’S SPARKLE DIMS

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