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Talking SCHOP! Thank Hemings!

Any night spent crossing the threshold of the James Beard House to eat foods prepared by talented chefs from across the country is a night to remember.

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Summer hair in the city

At Ms. P’s Hair Studio at 280 W. 117th St., Harlem, N.Y, summer hair is turned out in a wide variety of styles.

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Fashionable flats for the summer holidays

A long-time footwear company adds color, glitter and glamour to their holiday footwear collection.

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URBAN AGENDA | The Next Battle in Albany: Expungement Law

For hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers – most all of them black and brown – having a criminal record is a life-altering event.

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1199SEIU praises passing of Home Health Aide Bill

The end of the latest session in the New York State legislature saw a few groups unsatisfied that their cause wasn’t considered and some that were ecstatic.

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AFT’s Weingarten reacts to Fisher v. University of Texas decision

In a 4-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court said that race could still be a factor in college admissions.

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Espaillat endorsed by CWA and Workers United

New York State Sen. Adriano Espaillat got some more good news this month after being endorsed by both the CWA Local 1101 and the SEIU affiliate Workers United for New York’s 13th Congressional District.

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BET Award show: Putting Black cultural appropriation on blast

The day of the event began as they all do for a media member.

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NYC teens graduate with pride and honor

Along with thousand of students all over the globe, I graduated from high school this past week.

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House Democrats stage sit in for vote on gun control legislation

On June 22, 2016, a commotion erupted in the House of Representatives as more than 40 House Democrats staged a protest on the floor of the lower chamber.

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BP Adams launches Central Brooklyn Arts & Culture Walk

Sunday, June 26, 2016, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, along with a host of Brooklynites and international and domestic cultural enthusiasts, kicked off the inaugural Central Brooklyn Arts & Cultural Walk.

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Accused killer of Harlem hip-hop legend murdered

Gerard Woodley, 46, was shot and killed at approximately 11:17 p.m., Thursday, June 23, in front of his Harlem home at 106 W. 139th St., near Malcolm X Blvd.

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The Cosmopolitan Review

Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer.

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ANOTHER TAKE ON BREXIT FROM AN AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE

Writing on the blog This Is Africa, Malawi journalist Levi Kabwato tackled the much reported story of “Brexit” from his own unique perspective.

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Local students donate art to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

June 13, 2016, Community School District 7, the Art Class from Public School 18 donated 14 lovely works of art by its students to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, just across the street.

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Barbecue and you

Well, here it is another day of celebration and a day of seeing how much one can eat and drink.

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A hero like me—Darryl “DMC” McDaniels

Whereas some children look for leaders on television and media, others in the New York City area are looking towards their communities.

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Three years of terror with schools’ construction company

There were rodents in the classroom and feces at the schools’ entrance.

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Activists discuss quality of education in NYC schools and race relations

In November of last year, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced that seven elementary schools in New York City will undergo changes in their admission policies.

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Sylvia Woods, the queen of soul food

Last week, when a coterie of notables gathered at Sylvia’s Restaurant for a press conference on the Harlem/Havana event, Lloyd Williams, who hosted the affair, gave a shout out to Kenneth Woods, Sylvia’s son.

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