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Fall clothes for night and day

Night and day clothes are so sophisticated this season.

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Cheryl Boone Isaacs re-elected as Academy president

A solid person stands on the weight of their “word,” and true to that, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences re-elected Cheryl Boone Isaacs as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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Caribbean Cultural Fest in Harlem

The 2015 edition of Caribbean Cultural Fest, presented by Virgin Islanders United, features the rich flavor of the Virgin Islands and the wider Caribbean Sunday, Sept. 6 at Harlem’s Jackie Robinson Park.

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Ebony Escapes! into September

Whether you’re traveling on the East Coast, West Coast or somewhere in between this month (its September already?), you’ll find a wealth of special events, performances, culinary adventures and more of Afrocentric interest.

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PHOTOS: Gospel Night at SummerStage

Photos from Gospel Night at SummerStage hosted by the Greater Refuge Temple in Harlem sponsored by Angela Missy Billups.

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Jazzmobile ends season with a boom

In words and music, Eli Fountain and the Percussion Discussion delivered the importance of having music and arts programs as permanent fixtures in the city’s educational curriculum.

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Dizzy’s Club Jazz Fest, Randy Weston residency

As the long hot summer sun bows to the shorter brisk days of fall and winter, jazz enthusiasts fold up their leisure chairs as the outdoor free jazz concerts become a warm, swinging memory.

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September 2015 dance calendar

This month’s dance calendar is jam-packed!

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NLRB decision puts staffing agency, subcontracting model in jeopardy

The employer-employee relationship may be forever changed by a recent National Labor Relations Board decision.

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Keeping our eyes on the prize

Saturday, Sept. 12, I will be marching shoulder to shoulder with union sisters and brothers in the New York City Labor Day Parade.

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Bizzy—Taking the rapping ‘Oath’

Hate it or love it, the way the game is constituted, the pursuit of overnight fame has been reduced to a matter of minutes.

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Greater NY Chapter and Philadelphia Chapter of Links commemorate social activism

The Greater New York Chapter and Philadelphia Chapter of the Links recently came together for a special cause.

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Book signing by Dick Barnett at Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center

Recently, Harlem was treated to a book signing of “The Athlete Negro: The Awakening.”

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Bedford-Stuyvesant unveils ‘Do the Right Thing Way’

Filmmaker and actor Spike Lee returned to Bed-Stuy Aug. 29 to celebrate the 26th anniversary of his historic movie and pay tribute to the late artist Michael Jackson by renaming part of Stuyvesant Avenue “Do the Right Thing Way” during an overflowing, security-tight block party.

Cosmopolitan Review 9/3 - 9/9

The silence of the night was broken by the rapid exchange of gunfire.

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No pause in royal ceremony after 38 teen dancers are killed in crash

Some 38 teenage girls, chosen to take part in Swaziland’s traditional reed dance festival, were killed instantly when the flatbed truck on which they were riding crashed into another vehicle.

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Ex Guyanese Pres. named in 1999 kidnapping

Former Guyanese President Bharrat Jagdeo is named as a culpable party in the 1999 kidnapping and presumed murder of Franz Britton, aka Collie Wills.

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Nigeria Entertainment Awards announces 2015 nominees

The 10th annual Nigerian Entertainment Awards has just presented its list of its nominees.

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Chancellor Farina’s positive outlook for the city’s 1.1 million school children

Working with what she has been given by the de Blasio and Cuomo administrations, Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina—having spent 50 years in the service of New York’s public school system—espouses a claim on each and every school child in the city.

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Community Calendar 9/3 - 9/9

Check out the latest events going on around the city.


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