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Community Calendar February 20 - February 26

Check out what's going on around the city this week!

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Chef JJ’s Fieldtrip

If you have not yet been to Chef JJ Johnson’s Harlem fast-casual rice-centered eatery, Fieldtrip (@fieldtripharlem), you are missing out.

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Bloomberg the bamboozler

It’s likely that even with his abysmal record on racial justice and in spite of his woefully inadequate, pained and halting pseudo-apology for the generational decimation of New York styled ‘stop and frisk,’ Blacks and Browns appear open to surrendering or selling their franchise to Michael Bloomberg.

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The POTUS acquittal has eroded the nation’s sensibilities

The POTUS was impeached by the House of Representatives and was acquitted two weeks ago by the Senate.

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Black Local 3 members push for a seat at the table

Black International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3 members want union leadership to do right by them.

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Education unions blast Trump’s budget proposal

Judging by Trump’s proposed budget, one could assume the theme is “decimate and accumulate.”

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Biden’s record of anti-Black legislation explains why he would also be appealing to Trump supporters

An examination of Joe Biden’s record explains why he would have such strong appeal to racist white voters.

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Is Bloomberg ready to take the heat?

For months billionaire Michael Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor, has been a troubling specter on the horizon; on Wednesday evening in Las Vegas he will make his debut on the debate stage.

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December 12th Movement commemorates 55 years since death of Malcolm X

The December 12th Movement is hosting its Pan African Forum in commemoration of the 1965 death of Malcolm X on Friday, Feb. 21 at the National Black Theater

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Stringer talks M/WBE success (or lack of) with Black stakeholders

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer brought dozens of Black stakeholders to his office, last Thursday, Feb. 13, to unveil his latest minority- and women-owned business enterprises (M/WBEs) report.

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Nigeria rounding up journalists for exposing corruption

Nigeria is rounding up journalists who investigate corruption, jailing them for indefinite periods of time, and accusing them of treason.

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Rebirth of a new nation By Knowyournumb3rs: February 20 - February 26

When a cycle comes full circle, it’s completed. It’s a winner.

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HFW’s first Black Girl Magic Gala

Last Saturday, February 15, Harlem Fashion Week’s (HFW) launched their first Black Girl Magic Gala which was a huge success! What a fantastic idea.

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Three Hong Kong designers show fall ’20

New York Fashion Week for fall/winter 2020 drew designers from all over the world.

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Diawara, Schomburg, Christine Jean Chambers Exhibit

Traditional African music will grace the stage of Town Hall on Feb. 21 as Malian singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor Fatoumata Diawara brings her mesmerizing blend of Western pop, rock, Afrobeat, and R&B.

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Go get your dinosaur on at Barclays Center this weekend ONLY!

Are you and your children into dinosaurs? What about the size and species of dinosaurs that are depicted in the “Jurassic Park” movies? What about seeing them right before your eyes? I

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‘Sonic’ soars!

Sometimes you just have to get away. That is the case with Sonic the Hedgehog (an animated version voiced by Ben Schwartz), who comes to Earth to escape sinister forces seeking to harness his faster than the speed of light abilities.

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Issa Rae, Lakeith Stanfield find love without drama in ‘The Photograph’

It’s a love story. A groovy, romantic love story where the two main characters have tremendous chemistry and Black love is fully on display.

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Nona Hendryx presents Afrofuturism at the Met Feb., 29

Nona Hendrix, the iconic performer, vocalist, actress and former member of Labelle, is continuing her work as Harlem Stage’s artistic director for the year-long initiative and exploration of Afrofuturism.

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Book Review: ‘Trailblazer’ by Dorothy Butler Gilliam

As a teenager living in the projects in Louisville, Kentucky and working as a part-time secretary at The Louisville Defender, the city’s African American paper, Dorothy Butler Gilliam got her first assignment as a journalist.

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