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Georgia teen loses leg after teacher's 'body slam,' attorney says

A 13-year-old boy had to have his right leg amputated after a contractor at a Columbus, Georgia, school "body slammed" him repeatedly, an attorney for the boy's family said.

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VIDEO: ‘Wake up, get up, stand up and stand together’ —Hazel Ingram

At 93 years young, Hazel Ingram is truly one of New York City’s treasures.

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Outrage after Bronx woman shot by police

Bronx resident Deborah Danner has been added to a long list of Black people fatally shot by law enforcement as the NYPD is admitting it failed.

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'Moonlight' shines as coming-of-age tale

Deeply affecting, "Moonlight" is a small, beautifully told story that resonates well beyond the time spent in the theater. Bleak, but not hopeless, it's also one of those independent films that will rely on critical accolades and awards consideration to magnify its understated glow.

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Lady Gaga on song about Trayvon Martin: 'How can I not say something?'

Lady Gaga is opening up about what could become one of the most talked about songs on her forthcoming new album, "Joanne."

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Thousands of Seattle teachers take a powerful #BlackLivesMatter stand

Thousands of Seattle teachers made for an inspiring sight when they wore Black Lives Matter shirts en masse to reinforce their commitment to black students in their public schools.

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No happy warriors to be found at Al Smith dinner

No one would confuse Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton for happy warriors.

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Two years later, Laquan McDonald shooting brings calls for justice

Two years have passed since a Chicago police officer shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, leading to reforms and fueling national conversation about police use of deadly force.

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Donald Trump: 'I will totally accept' election results 'if I win'

Donald Trump said Thursday he will accept the results of next month's election if he wins, a caveat that threatens to cast unprecedented doubt on the legitimacy of the electoral process.

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Milwaukee officer who shot Sylville Smith accused of sex assault

The Milwaukee police officer involved in a fatal shooting that sparked days of protests in the city in August has been arrested on sexual assault and prostitution charges, police said Thursday.

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URBAN AGENDA: With $82 Billion Budget, City Can Afford to Give Half Fare to Working Poor

Upward mobility, made possible by commuting to good jobs and higher educational opportunities throughout our city, requires actual physical mobility

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Brooklyn recognizes Sonny Abubadika Carson Day

Associates and comrades from the People’s Republic of Brooklyn are hosting an all-day event this Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, commemorating the life and legacy of one of Brooklyn’s finest, Sonny Abubadika Carson.

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Thank you and goodbye to DA Ken Thompson, the ‘People’s Prosecutor’

Last week, we lost Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson, the “People’s Prosecutor.”

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Unmasking George Soros and his antagonism toward Israel

Billionaire George Soros generally does not hide the fact that he uses the considerable funds at his disposal to support his extremist, leftist ideals. So when he does hide something, it should raise some serious questions.

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Winning the war against diabetes

I thought of that important lesson when I learned I had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. My A1C level, measuring my blood sugar, was an unbelievable 17; this dangerous number is three times the normal level of what is considered healthy.

TIDAL washes over Brooklyn

Somewhere along the way something that we so proudly hailed had been compromised. The “Voice,” as hip-hop has been metaphorically described, ain’t what it used to be.

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NYC community making strides against breast cancer

This past Sunday, Oct. 16, thousands of people came out to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in New York to help bring awareness to the disease, which is attacking women and men all over the nation.

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The Cosmopolitan Review: Oct. 20 - Oct. 26

It’s official. You can pack away the bikinis and summer shorts and pull out the long johns. Early reports predict a long, cold winter, so it is not too soon to start squirreling away your nuts.

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FDNY ignores claims of racism

It appears the largest predominantly white fire department in the United States hasn’t learned its lesson yet.

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Black Lion Holdings’ Prince Alam-Sogan pushes investment in Africa

After midnight, Prince Randy Koussou Alam-Sogan is often negotiating multimillion dollar projects with international investors to empower African nations to optimize their resources, fund their own growth and take control of their destiny.


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