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Best places to visit in the US 2016

I just love Lonely Planet!

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Backstage: All about beauty and styling

The womenswear label Georgia Alice is dedicated to creating modern, luxurious ready-to-wear.

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Summer styles: Leggier looks reign

This summer, the variety of weather climates urges you to have a variety of clothes in your closet.

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Report: Feds must step into ring with payday lenders

A new staff report by the House Financial Services Committee concluded that stronger federal consumer protections are needed for Americans who’d consider payday lenders.

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Welcome to the Golden Isles of Georgia!

What do NFL great and actor James Brown, poet Sidney Lanier, and the Rockefellers have in common? The Golden Isles of Georgia!

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A Holocaust: How Black Wall Street was destroyed

White men and women, with their children in tow, gathered around the outskirts of the blazing Black neighborhood as if attending a Friday evening picnic.

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A month of remembrance for the Emanuel victims

Summer is normally filled with laughter, fun and sunny days. However, for the local residents of Charleston, S.C., this year’s month of June marks the one-year anniversary of the massacre of nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

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PSC and CUNY finally reach a tentative deal

The City University of New York and its faculty and staff have agreed to a tentative contract after years of fighting.

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NY comrades celebrate Sister Afeni Shakur’s life

Just two days after the 45th anniversary of when Afeni Shakur gave birth to her son, Tupac Amaru Shakur, in Harlem, many of her relatives, Black Panther Party comrades and other friends paid homage to her legacy during a memorial at Brooklyn’s House of the Lord Church, 415 Atlantic Ave., this past Saturday (June 18).

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State Senator Kevin Parker hosts tea party

Saturday, June 11, State Sen. Kevin Parker was joined by family, friends and supporters for his annual High Tea event.

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Brooklyn’s MoCADA welcomes the 51st Ooni of Ife

With a reputation of being the very Afrocentric capital of the tristate area, it was fitting that last week Monday, June 13, 2016, the lovingly called “People Republic of Brooklyn” welcomed the newly anointed 51st Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, 40.

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The Rev. and Mrs. Cockfield celebrate golden anniversary

June 25, 2016, from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Alfred and Linette Cockfield of Far Rockaway and Brooklyn, N.Y., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of vows and a reception titled, “Then and Now—Two Hearts One Love—50 Years of a Wonderful Love” at God’s Battalion of Prayer Church, located at 661 Linden Blvd., Brooklyn, N.Y.

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‘Black Women in Medicine’ is forcing the need for Black female doctors to the forefront

When Black Americans get diagnosed with diabetes, HIV, heart disease, high blood pressure, asthma or prostate cancer—a few of the growing number of diseases that studies show are more prevalent in the Black community—they are oftentimes getting a prognosis and treatment from the nearly 95 percent of non-Black physicians in the U.S.

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Weeksville Heritage Center seeks financial support

The Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, the site of one of America’s first free Black communities, has made several budget cuts over the past years to continue its work of preserving the history of Weeksville.

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The Cosmopolitan Review

Welcome the first day of summer.

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FLOOD SEASON IN GHANA, FATALITIES MOUNT

Residents of a suburb of Accra are blaming government for failing to take action and prevent flooding fatalities, which are again mounting one year after heavy rains and a gas station explosion took more than 150 lives.

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Dorsie Willis, sole survivor of Brownsville Massacre

If you’re one of the deep diggers of African-American history and you’ve heard of Dorsie Willis, then I tip my kufi to you.

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Afeni Shakur smiling from Heaven

Assemblyman Charles Barron reflects on his friend the late Afeni Shakur

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Let’s call it what it was—an American turned immigrant killer

In the days since June 12, 2016, a lot has been said of the horrific mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla.

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