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Wilkerson and Fitzpatrick to remain Jets as the GM focuses on the draft?

In addition to choosing the right players in this year’s NFL draft, which begins tonight (Thursday), the New York Jets must intensify their efforts to sign quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, salary cap issues notwithstanding.

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Giants look to add impact player with 10th pick in the draft

Dating back to 1937, the second year of the NFL draft, New York City has hosted the annual event 57 times at 18 different venues, including the Marriott Marquis and Radio City Music Hall nine times each and the Theater at Madison Square Garden 10 consecutive years from 1995-2004.

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Holdsclaw documentary debuts on Logo

Intensely private by nature, for years New York City basketball legend Chamique Holdsclaw suffered in silence as she dealt with issues of depression and bipolar disorder.

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Eastern Conference playoffs

The first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs has been surprisingly competitive and gripping.

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Spurs, Portland, Houston and Golden State run wild in the West

Sweeping the Memphis Grizzlies in four games, the San Antonio Spurs were the first team to close out their Western Conference playoff series, enabling an early return to Texas for rest and preparation for the second round.

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AmNews pays tribute to Prince

Entertainment writer Flo Anthony pens our tribute to the late pop singer.

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Medgar Evers hosts 2016 annual Spring Luncheon for Scholarship and Leadership

The Community Council for Medgar Evers 2016 annual Spring Luncheon for Scholarship and Leadership was held at the Medgar Evers College Science Building Atrium Cafeteria

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Oliver Law, Black commander during the Spanish Civil War

To balance our last classroom featuring Salaria Kea, an African-American nurse who volunteered in the fight against the fascists during the Spanish Civil War in the 1930s, we profile the adventurous life of Oliver Law.

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Vegetarian Food Festival 2016

Headlined by a roster of professional athletes and highly credentialed physicians, the sixth annual New York City Vegetarian Food Festival (@NYCVegFoodFest) will go down again Saturday and Sunday, May 7-8, at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan.

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We need real election reform

Last week’s presidential primary exposed some potential serious Board of Elections problems in the management of voter lists and the conducting of the election.

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Celebrating Gus Solomons Jr.

Countless colleagues, friends and patrons celebrate the chosen one on stage and in the audience. This year, it was Gus Solomons Jr.’s turn

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Remembering Teaneck mayor Lizette P. Parker

Teaneck Township Mayor Lizette P. Parker has died. Parker passed away Sunday morning after being taken to Holy Name Medical Center in New Jersey for respiratory issues. She was 44.

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Rally calls for ‘three-fifths’ language to be removed from Constitution

Although African-Americans have achieved much in the past 200 years, certain language in the U.S. Constitution remains stuck in the past. New York York City Council Member Andy King hopes to eliminate that language.

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Cleveland awards family of Tamir Rice $6 million

The city of Cleveland awarded the family of Tamir Rice a $6 million settlement, according to reports. However, an attorney for the family says that no amount of money will bring the 12-year-old back as the family continues to seek justice.

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Dance Calendar April 2016

Upcoming events in May!

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Menswear: Casual elegance hits Istanbul

“Wearing is sharing,” claimed the designers at Brand Who after their presentation at Istanbul Fashion Week

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Make room for mushrooms

When I go to the vegetable market, especially the Asian market, I’m amazed at the many species of mushrooms that are available.

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Hip-hop founder accused of pedophilia

One of hip-hop’s founders has been accused of partaking in illicit sexual activities with underage boys.

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Reviewing how ‘Destiny Lingers’

Rolonda Watts makes her debut as a novelist as the author of “Destiny Lingers,” the story of a young Black, married woman, Destiny, who juggles life between work and home.

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Prince and his revolution

I have read so many thoughtful reflections on the passing of Prince Rogers Nelson and the genius of his songwriting, guitar playing, style and fashion, and his quiet activism.

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