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Friday, September 30

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Jay-Z will open the Barclays Center in 2012

Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter announced today that he will be the first performer to play the...

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'Little Pearl' inducted into NYC Basketball Hall of Fame

Debbie Mason, also known as "Little Pearl" for her fancy moves with the basketball, became...

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The Giants finally clip the wings of the Eagles

PHILADELPHIA-The Giants' unlikely 29-16 win in Philadelphia over the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field was...

Thursday, September 29

Subway employees take on rat problem

Although straphangers have complained about rats in the subway for decades, will the City of...

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Wal-Mart's only way into NYC: 159 stores?

It's no secret that Wal-Mart wants in on New York City's massive retail business. But...

Is Herman Cain able?

It may be time to take GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain seriously. Over the weekend,...

Union fighting DOE layoffs

Angry protests and outrage continue across the city as the Department of Education threatens to...

DC 37, Queens lawmaker and community fight DOE layoffs of school support staff

With more than 700 school aides, parent coordinators, health aides and others threatened with layoffs,...

80-100 Protestors arrested in Saturday March

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President Obama addresses CBC convention

Before a crowd of over 2,000 people, President Barack Obama delivered the keynote address at...

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A portrait of Rangel

"Hello, fellow New Yorkers," said House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer as he greeted the crowd...

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'Earth Mother' Wangari Maathai dead at 71

Nobel Peace Prize winner and professor Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to be so...

Wednesday, September 28

Conservatives attempt to repeal SB 48 in California

It makes sense to many people. History is filled with contributions from men and women...

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Christopher Regent: Just call him 'The Influencer'

When you first hear about Christopher Regent's accomplishments, both professionally and in the community, it...

UN Security Council discusses Palestine's statehood

A veritable bomb has been dropped on the UN Security Council in the form of...

African heads of state and local activists meet at the Schomburg to support the United States of Africa

Protestors outside the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture took on supporters of Senegalese...

Jon Hendricks Smokes, Dizzy's jam

On any given night in Gotham, one can see some of the best jazz musicians...

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50 Cent's Last Lawsuit Dropped

Yes, superstar rapper 50 Cent has been in and out of court for copyright issues....

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John Legend to Produce New NBC Comedy Sitcom

: Singer John Legend is now officially a television producer. NBC has picked up a...

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Ruby Dee to Play 110-Year-Old Woman in The River Crosses Rivers II Event

The Ensemble Studio Theatre and Going to the River have lined up some of the...

Shirley Scott to be Honored at Great Woman in Music Event

On Monday, Oct. 3, Great Women in Music will honor Shirley Scott for her professional...

Singer Vesta Williams passes

Funeral services for singer Vesta Williams will be held at West Angeles Church of God...

Creole Choir of Cuba sings of Haitian roots in Cuba

The Haitian-Cuban choir group Grupo Vocal Desandann is coming to America-and changing its name. A...

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'1812' doc extends history beyond bullet points

With the War of 1812's 200th anniversary around the corner, this piece of American history...

Status the key to treating HIV/AIDS

It's been more than two years since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

On the food menu this week

Hopefully you have picked up the Amsterdam News hot off the presses, as there is...

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An unlabored day

Welcome to fall! Welcome to the changing of leaves, Halloween, squash and the expectation of...

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WSJ wonders if "Black Women should Marry Outside the Race?

The Wall Street Journal, has decided on September 20th to launch a discussion concerning interracial...

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Say what? Tea Partyites and liberals in agreement?

In an unlikely twist of events, conservatives and Tea Party groups have found themselves becoming...

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Protect and respect

This past weekend, I spoke at Riverside Church about a police policy that is driving...

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Apply to win tickets to see Real Steel

The NY Amsterdam News is giving away tickets to see the movie Real Steel, email...

Horoscopes: September 29-October 5, 2011

Aries Mail, email or telephone brings news of a matter that demands more attention than...

Sunday, September 25

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Morgan, Howard kicking off Urban League Classic

It's been 40 years and counting as the New York Urban League Football Classic once...

Saturday, September 24

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Cuomo joins Harlem dignitaries at 10th annual African-American Day Parade Breakfast

This past weekend, elected officials, community leaders and Harlem residents joined Assemblyman Keith L.T. Wright...

Thursday, September 22

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Amsterdam News in the Classroom: A Look at Hurricanes

The tristate area was recently hit by Hurricane Irene. This was not the first time...

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Troy Davis deigned clemency, execution set for wednesday

After public protests and intensified community support in favor of freeing Troy Davis, Georgia's board...

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Troy Davis: Stop the execution!

"Because of the blatant racism and bias in the U.S. court system, I remain on...

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After congressional race, the old Mayor Koch emerges

For anyone who has been inclined to devote attention to New York City's 105th mayor...

Troy Davis invited to the Supreme Court

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Imhotep's Guide to Black Events 9/22- 9/27/11

Greetings! In the spirit of our GBE African Reeducation Month, we salute The Riverside Theatre,...

Wednesday, September 21

Think Outside the Cell holds symposium

Across the United States, more than 730,000 men and women will be released from prison...

Court says 'no' to rent subsidy program for homeless

Over 16,000 New Yorkers could find themselves on the street after a judge's decision to...

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Building collapse raises questions about construction safety uptown

A building collapsed Tuesday in Harlem, leaving scores of people injured and creating a shockwave...

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Red Hook's historical double life

From a bird's-eye view of the neighborhood of Red Hook, one sees a similarity between...

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Costly sacrifice

I remember hearing many years ago a profound sermon delivered by one of my mentors,...

Sickle cell anemia: Still a disease to be reckoned with

As a child, Trenton, N.J., resident Elijah Bobbitt cried all of the time, and no...

Get healthy this Sunday, Harlem

Come out this Sunday, Sept. 25 and join hundreds of Harlemites and health professionals for...

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Beyonce Booked for Michael Jackson Tribute Concert CONCERT:

Beyonce Knowles has been added to the growing lineup of performers at the upcoming Michael...

Beyonce will join you for Thanksgiving

Go With The Flo According to reports, Beyonce will join your Thanksgiving dinner this year...

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Beyonce Sells out Roseland Concert Dates

It surprised many, but not me, to learn that tickets for superstar singer and actress...

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Beyonce, T-Pain, and Ne-Yo take over Friday morning television

Beyonce might have had Central Park on lock dancing to hit songs from her latest...

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Usher to Co-Star in Forthcoming President Bill Clinton Concert Event

Famous singing stars Usher, Lady Gaga and U2 have been booked to perform at a...

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Brandy Returns to Record with RCA Records

Talking about great news, gifted singer Brandy is officially signed with RCA Records. "Throughout her...

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Komen Race for the Cure brings out the people

Several hundred breast cancer survivors and thousands of their supporters, families and friends ran, jogged...

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Keeping it moving

New York (Sept. 22, 2011)-Sitting at Miami International Airport while mechanics work on a faulty...

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Open wide for the NYC Wine & Food Festival

It's that time of year again! Time for the three Fs: friends, food and fun!...

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Working the new plan, Part 2

Three weeks into September and it seems like everyone is back at the grind-and doing...

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Frank Foster memorial, Bill's Place, WBGO transmitter

A birthday memorial celebration for saxophonist, composer and arranger Dr. Frank Foster will be held...

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Female playwrights of color shine at River Crosses Rivers II

On Friday evening, I went to the opening night of "Seed" by Radha Blank, which...

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Elegance 'arises' out of Africa for spring/summer '12 at Avery Fisher Hall

What a fashion variety show at Avery Fisher Hall! "Arise Magazine: Made in Africa" was...

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Obama says, 'Peace is hard'

President Obama had reached the midpoint of his nearly 40-minute speech to the UN General...

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Catalyst Network Foundation launch

The Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Community Board 8's Economic Development Committee proudly hosted an evening where...

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Six African presidents invited to the Schomburg

Attendees of Senegal's 2010 World Festival of Black Arts and Culture will be among the...

TWU Local 100 battles MTA over benefit

Another year, another struggle between transit workers and the Metropolitan Transit Authority. According to Transit...

Brooklyn Hospital nurses reach new deal

Nurses at the Brooklyn Hospital Center have reached a new contract that avoids a potential...

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Students rally for Niagara U Prof, Prime Minister of Somalia

Sept. 20 (GIN)--Dr. Abdiweli Ali, head of the Somali government and an associate professor of...

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In Burundi, 30 Patrons of Popular Bar are Gunned Down

Sept. 20 (GIN)-Simmering tensions between the ruling party and an opposition group exploded into the...

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China at Heart of Zambia's Election Fight

Sept. 20 (GIN)-Zambia's elections kicked off today, pitching President Rupiah Band against the long-time rival...

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Queens residents question Hurricane Irene preparation

Jamaica, Queens, residents expressed their concern about New York City's hurricane preparation had Irene been...

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New Jerseyans soaked by Irene

It's been almost a week since Hurricane Irene pummeled New York and New Jersey, yet...

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Hurricane Irene: A mini Katrina?

It has been reported that the city of Paterson, N.J., specifically its First Ward, was...

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Young activism takes root in Harlem

Victoria Pannell is 12 years old, was born and raised in Harlem and is just...

Free Shuttle Service for Seniors

Columbia University is providing free shuttle service for seniors in Harlem. The service is available...

President Obama Visits NY for UN General Assembly

President Barack Obama and the first lady arrived in New York this week for the...

Schools Chancellor has new Plans for Middle Schools

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott has new plans to revamp the structure of middle school education...

NYPD Officers Face Charges of their own

Over a dozen New York City police officers are facing serious charges after an ongoing...

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Building collapses on pedestrians, bus in Harlem

At 9:26 this morning a demolition project at 125th street and Frederick Douglass Blvd. in...

Carl Lewis senate bid hits another hurdle

Former Olympic track star Carl Lewis has lost his stride in his effort to land...

Horoscopes September 22-September 28, 2011

ARIES Before you spend your money, check the quality of the goods. This rule applies...

Tuesday, September 20

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Community Calendar: 9/15/11-9/21/11

Greetings! As we come out of a weekend of solemn remembrance and memories of 9/11,...

Monday, September 19

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"Durban 400 Documentary" celebrates the bitter anniversary of the Durban Conference.

Ten years ago, on September 2001, the 12th December Movement International Secretariat and the National...

Friday, September 16

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New director of Schomburg Center gets his feet wet

When you enter Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad's office at the Schomburg Center for Research in...

School lunch price increases on the horizon

New York is the Big Apple, and this economy will take a huge bite out...

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Miss Angola, Leila Lopes, wins Miss Universe

Today at 11pm Leila Lopes, representing Angola, won the Miss Universe contest as both a...

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Fearmongering succeeds in New York congressional election

It seems bizarre that a congressional district that spans neighborhoods in Queens and Brooklyn, a...

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Florida's nursing home caregivers make history

With constant attacks on unions from Republicans and big business, union workers have found it...

Are the Liberty ready for the playoffs?

The big question: Are the New York Liberty going into the WNBA playoffs ready? They...

Sonny Dove set for induction into New York City Basketball Hall of Fame

Don't be fooled by the headline. The late Sonny Dove, the All-American from St. John's...

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First lady Michelle Obama talks Let's Move at U.S. Open

She is taller in person than she appears on television. The most admiring thing about...

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Samantha Stosur halts Serena's bid for a 14th Grand Slam title

Despite sitting out for a year, being plagued by injury and a serious illness, Serena...

World's No. 1 Novak Djokovic wins first U.S. Open

When Rafael Nadal's final shot at the U.S. Open's men's championship match skipped over the...

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Injuries, lack of preparation, poor quarterback play spell doom for Giants

The Giants' 28-14 loss to the Washington Redskins in the season opener on Sunday is...

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Pass-happy Jets, no running game in clutch win over Dallas

Is it by design or necessity? Or are we witnessing a change in the Jets'...

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Tenor vocalist Clifford Terry passes

On Sept. 25, baritone Russell St. John received word from soprano Priscilla Baskerville. "God knows...

Thursday, September 15

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Fearmongering succeeds in New York congressional election

It seems bizarre that a congressional district that spans neighborhoods in Queens and Brooklyn, a...

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An open letter to President Barack Obama

Mr. President, I write this letter to you on the day after the 10th anniversary...

Wednesday, September 14

First day of school get thumbs up

The first day-welcomed by parents and dreaded by kids-has come and gone. The school year...

Medgar still on edge

As the new school year begins, the controversy that has been plaguing Medgar Evers College...

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Links Big Apple cluster honor 9/11 African-American firefighters

The Links Inc. Big Apple Cluster held a reception to honor the African-American firefighters of...

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AKAs celebrate local leaders

Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) sorority's North Atlantic Region paid tribute to local leaders during a...

U.S. back on the 'shores of Tripoli'

Doubt remains over the actual whereabouts of Col. Muammar al-Gaddafi now that the rebels are...

The next steps forward: Additional training and transparency from NYPD

The incident on Labor Day was eye-opening for many New Yorkers, but for us, as...

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Killing Us Swiftly

BANG! BANG! BANG! The sounds of gunfire are coming at our communities from every direction....

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New date for MLK Memorial dedication announced

Harry Johnson Sr., head of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Foundation, announced...

MLK Dedication Postponed Indefinitely

(August 25, 2911) Sunday's planned dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in...

Suspicions loom that cop's bullet killed Denise Gay

Reports indicate that ballistic tests, which originally came back inconclusive, revealed that the person who...

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Soul in a Jar: Home-canned fruits and vegetables

During the dreary winter, sparkling jars of home-canned fruits and vegetables bring a shimmer of...

Hot Canning Tips

Use canning jars that are free of cracks, nicks and chips to prevent air from...

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Usher, others, celebrate Clinton

Trilogy: An Opera Company to Present Three Great One-Act Operas in Newark, NJ: On Saturday,...

Horoscopes 9/15-9/21/2011

ARIES Anybody may occasionally have a week when their energy feels low. Your natural good...

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Lovelace, Charlie Parker Jazz Fest, Rollins' award

Okaru Lovelace Talented vocalist Okaru Lovelace, who just returned from performing in Japan, will appear...

Blue Note's Spontaneous Construction, no cover Fridays

During this tight economy, jazz clubs are coming up with creative concepts to get fans...

Hendricks and Heath open JALC season

As summer fades backstage, shadowed by its extended hot summer nights and free outdoor jazz...

Joe Lee Wilson, jazz singer, dies at 75

Joe Lee Wilson, the dynamic jazz singer whose big, soulful sound provided a stimulus to...

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Tyler Perry tops the list, Wiz Khalifah and Amber Rose married.

A source close to Wiz Khalifah and Amber Rose told MTV News that the couple...

Eddie Murphy and the Oscars, T.I and Prison, and Dash departs Single Ladies

New hed: Eddie Murphy to be next Oscar host It's official: Eddie Murphy will host...

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Brothers for Life in NYC

While walking by the Empire Hotel on West 63rd Street on my way to the...

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Tracy Reese: Elegant, classic, romantic for spring '12

Tracy Reese's fashions are perfect for a Sunday afternoon. At her Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week presentation...

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'The Black Power Mixtape': A potent blend of film and commentary

Aging and emerging activists are flocking to "The Black Power Mixtape," and the very title...

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Ebony Escapes into September (2011)

Wow! Fall is literally just around the corner, which opens the way for a bevy...

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Caribbean entrepreneurs taking strides

NEW YORK (Sept. 15)-Caribbean business got a major fillip last week when the Branson Centre...

Songs of joy on the road

Atlanta's historically Black Morris Brown College choir will perform at the Schomburg Center for Research...

12th annual International Ataxia Awareness Day

Many people throughout the United States have never heard of ataxia, which is why the...

Unemployment leads to bad eating habits, according to new study

As a result of chronic unemployment, African-Americans experience a higher rate of poor and unhealthy...

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Tyler Perry named highest paid man in entertainment

Forbes Magazine released its list of highest-paid men in entertainment yesterday and among counterparts, Steven...

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One man stands up against the national bullying crisis

While many children are preparing for the upcoming school year by buying books and supplies,...

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Marcia Keizs dedicates life to CUNY

Marcia V. Keizs has dedicated her life to ensuring that college students live up to...

Monday, September 12

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American Girl releases new Black doll

American Girl has begun selling a new doll and book series about, Cecile Rey, a...

40 year Anniversary of the Attica Rebellion

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Attica Rebellion. On September 9, 1971, some...

Health

Currently studying and training to become a fitness trainer. People need to learn nutrition and...

Sunday, September 11

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Progress and memory in Lower Manhattan

Those who had been to the World Trade Center prior to Sept. 11, 2001, might...

Saturday, September 10

9/11 changed the world as we know it

In September 2001, I was nine months pregnant and working at the Black family-owned Daily...

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Reflection on 9/11 at a young age

I was 12 years old-too young to know, or to care, really, that there was...

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9/11: A stepping stone for those with agendas

It seemed absolutely perfect that as my hometown felt the brunt of years of international...

IAC plans 9/11 rally against racism

This week's 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center...

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Reflections on 9/11 and the Patriot Act a decade later

The economic and political landscape of the United States, if not the entire globe, has...

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Williams and Foy want public apology for unjust arrest

Speaking at the Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network weekly rally in Harlem on Saturday,...

Thursday, September 8

Open Letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo from the Executive Director of the National Action Network

The following is an open letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo from National Action Network Executive...

Williams and Foy say no to mayor's offer to discuss 'misunderstanding' over a beer

Taking a page from President Barack Obama's playbook, Mayor Michael Bloomberg reportedly suggested that City...

Nassau Republicans' redistricting plan shut down by court

Earlier this year, Republicans appeared to be poised to use a legal loophole to grab...

New treatment strategy unveiled in fight against HIV/AIDS

In an effort to significantly decrease the estimated rise in the number of people infected...

44th West Indian American Day Carnival highlights 'One Caribbean Family'

Can you believe it? It's carnival time again! This year, the 44th West Indian American...

Imhotep's guide to black events 9/1/11- 9/7/11

Greetings! This past weekend's Hurricane Irene washed away the energy of the anniversary of Michael...

Wednesday, September 7

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Unions support Flatbush Gardens workers

More than 1,000 working men and women representing unions from around the city and state...

Older workers of color face unemployment, too

People from diverse cultures make American companies more productive and profitable. They bring differences we...

Stop-and-frisk: Still no good for the community

The NYPD's practice of stop-and-frisk is again in the spotlight with the arrest of Black...

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Amsterdam News endorsements

This year, endorsement meetings were thwarted by a visit by Hurricane Irene, but we were...

Unemployment: No light at end of tunnel

The white unemployment rate fell slightly to 8 percent, according to the Labor Department, while...

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All life matters

I recently received a text message from a friend of mine, Tamika Mallory. Mallory is...

97-year-old company developing new works for new audiences

The National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene is developing new, modern works for new audiences this fall, proving...

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Cool, conscious T-shirts for fall

Tiny Revolutionary has launched "Giving Tee," a T-shirt collection that evokes a sense of social...

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Rebecca Taylor's Spring 2012 muse

With Fashion Week about to begin, designers are busy, anxious to show their new collections....

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'Black Power Mixtape' opens Sept. 9

Executive produced by actor and activist Danny Glover, "The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975," by Sweden's...

CHIEF JUSTICE NOMINEE HAS 'APPALLING' RECORD ON GENDER VIOLENCE AND RAPE

Sept. 6 (GIN)--The proposed appointment of Judge Mogoeng Mogoeng to chief justice has raised a...

SHH Party Down closes out summer right

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, the summer season has, socially speaking, come...

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A reappearance of a history of NY police misbehavior

There is a long history to the often acrimonious relationship between the New York City...

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Harlem Chamber Players heighten accessibility

The Harlem Chamber Players are first when it comes to bringing high-caliber, affordable and accessible...

Trenton mayor and City Council Clash

Tension and frustration between Trenton Mayor Tony Mack and members of the City Council reached...

Multiple interventions needed to combat childhood obesity

Reversing the rapid rise in obesity among American children and youth requires multiple interventions by...

DAVID PATERSON'S NEW RADIO SHOW ON WOR-AM

Former New York Gov. David Paterson is hosting a new radio show on WOR-AM. The...

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Libyan loyalists surrounded

Col. Muammar al-Gaddafi's remaining band of loyalists surrounded in the desert town of Bani Walid...

Free GED Classes

The Harlem Commonwealth Council is sponsoring a free 12-week pre-GED class for people interested in...

UFT ADVOCATES FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS AT P.S 51

UFT President Michael Mulgrew visited P.S. 51 in his first school visit of the new...

Emergency measures yield results in Trinidad

A few weeks after authorities placed the main island of Trinidad under emergency rule and...

BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL

The sixth annual book festival in Brooklyn is back! On Sunday, Sept. 18, literary giants,...

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Caribbean expert shows diversity leadership for tennis association

NEW YORK (Sept. 8, 2011)-A Caribbean-American is helping the United States Tennis Association (USTA) with...

WEEKEND VIOLENCE IN THE BRONX

As some New Yorkers celebrated the extended Labor Day weekend, others in the Bronx mourned...

African-American Film Festival wraps up with award ceremony

The ninth annual Run & Shoot Filmworks' Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival (MVAAFF), a nurturing...

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Surfin' da Ultimate Rap League

While industry in the United States as a whole is on the decline, you gotta...

Amsterdam News introduces new size

Today, the New York Amsterdam News marks another milestone of progress in its 102-year history...

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Earthquakes and hurricanes

Last week, New Yorkers ran into the streets, not knowing what hit them. Buildings started...

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Come on, Irene! : Hurricane Couldn't Stop a Food-filled Weekend.

Albeit early, thanks to Ms. Irene, I just returned from a glorious week in Martha's...

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Gov. Cuomo pitches in to help New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Irene

The Labor Day weekend found New Yorkers shoveling mud, cleaning up and confronting each other...

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Remembering our heroes sacrifice

Like all Americans, I will never forget where I was the morning of the 9/11...

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The poorer get poorer and the rich get richer

Perhaps one of the most misunderstood minorities today is not racial or ethnic. In fact,...

Tuesday, September 6

Back to school -- yeah!

As school starts gearing up for session again, it's easy to assume that many students...

Friday, September 2

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Rising stars showcased on VP's 'We Remember Gregory Isaacs'

Last week, Caribbean Lingo! had the pleasure of introducing you to the album "We Remember...

9/1-9/7 Horoscopes

Aries: March 21-April 20 Where are you going in such a hurry? What you want...

Interior design coaching for your home

Your home is like a stage set. You are the star, and its design should...

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The good, bad, ugly and hard knocks of pro sports

"I'll hit you harder than Joe Louis ever did..."-Buddy Baer, "Africa Screams" (1948) They say...

Jets win ugly, but a win is a win

If you let the Jets tell it, they won the Super Bowl last Monday. Okay,...

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Antrel Rolle is a safety net for the Giants

It really doesn't matter today whether the Giants or the Jets are the best team...

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H.A.D.L.E.Y. fundraiser moved to Sept. 4

THE H.A.D.L.E.Y. PLAYERS' GREAT 2011 FUNDRAISING EVENT SWITCHED TO SEPT. 4: Due to last week's...

The Liberty stay alive in the playoff hunt

The New York Liberty better watch their backs, because the Atlanta Dream are breathing down...

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FAMU Sports Hall of Fame to induct six in 2011

The 36th annual Florida A&M University (FAMU) Sports Hall of Fame will induct six members...

Buster: Gone but not forgotten

Roger "Buster" Bryant was the most important man in East Harlem for all the years...

Keith Brown: from BET to Perez-Brown Media Group Inc

After years of working as an author, top media executive and journalist for major networks,...

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Venus and Serena are back

Venus and Serena Williams are America's top female tennis players. However, both sisters have been...

Thursday, September 1

Pharrell explores how art keeps 'Tokyo Rising'

On a late summer, Wednesday night at Hiro in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood crowds of young...

Blacks less likely to wear seat belts

This Labor Day weekend, millions of Americans are planning to hit the highways to get...

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NIVEA Apologizes for Racist ad, but is that enough?

In a recent issue of Esquire n add appeared for Nivea appeared showing a well...

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CUNY CHAOS

Students at Medgar Evers College (MEC) protested on Monday, demanding clarity from the school's president...

Stanley Wright dead at 62

Stanley Wright was a jazzman who lived in the community. For years he lived a...

Nassau Republicans' redistricting unapproved

See Updated Story at Looks like that loophole wasn't much of a loophole after all....