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ROAD TRIP: 34th Independent Spirit Awards

It’s that time of year again when we venture to sunny Los Angeles to cover the 2019 film award season which includes, again this year, the 34th Independent Spirit Awards (Indie Spirit Awards).

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Barnard hosts 9th annual Athena Film Fest Feb 28-March 3

The ninth annual Athena Film Festival, co-founded by the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College and Women and Hollywood, will take place Feb. 28-March 3, 2019, at Barnard College in New York City.

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On the red carpet for ‘High Flying Bird’

Filmmakers and cast were all on the red carpet at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade theater this past Thursday, Feb. 7, for a Lincoln Center Film Society members’ screening of Steven Soderbergh’s new film “High Flying Bird.”

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Chicago police, Fox dispute reports about Jussie Smollett attack

Chicago police said Thursday night that local media reports that the attack against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was a hoax are unconfirmed.

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Upholding our values and standing against discrimination

Recently, the Toledo Blade and other media outlets have reported on racial discrimination issues at Toledo Transmission.

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REPORT: Family demands answers, justice after Brooklyn man, 24, dies unexpectedly in prison

A 24-year-old Brooklyn man unexpectedly died Monday at Green Correctional Facility in Upstate New York less than three months after the start of his incarceration on a drug charge.

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Friends and family gather to show love and respect for Fred Thompson

The usual ebullience and vivacity of the annual Colgate Women’s Games which concluded earlier this month was overshadowed somewhat by the recent passing of its visionary leader and founder, Frederick D. Thompson, Esq. who was laid to rest last week, Thursday, Feb. 7.

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Local talents post big Millrose Games victories

“When everyone else was doubting me, I never doubted for one second my ability,” said English Gardner, who won the women’s 60 meters at a personal best 7.10 seconds.

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Young runners shine brightly at Millrose Games

It was a fight to the finish and the women of Columbia University were determined to defend their title in the College Women’s 4x400 relay at the Millrose Games.

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New DollMaker Hair Studio in Harlem

If you are looking for a new, modern approach to doing your hair, stop in at The Dollmaker Studio, located at 813 Malcom X Blvd., between West 120th Street and West 119th Street in Harlem, N.Y.

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Kejelcha and Klosterhalfen dominate the Millrose’s Wannamaker Miles

The surface at the New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory in Washington Heights upheld its reputation as arguably the fastest in the world as many runners set their personal best times at the 112th Millrose Games this past Saturday, Feb. 9, including Donavan Brazier, who posted a new American indoor record in the men’s 800-meters with a time of 1:44.41.

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F/W ’19 menswear: Remembering clothes worn by early immigrants

It’s fashion week in New York City! With their fabulous clothes, designers are telling amazing stories.

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Each year we are inundated with red hearts in stores, on television and across society. For some, it is a welcomed sign that love is in the air.

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Colgate Women’s Games conclude another spectacular track and field season

The Colgate Women’s Games ended spectacularly last week in a variety of divisions. In their 55 meter high school category, it was dominated by local talent.

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Brexit and the future of U.S.-Britain relations

The future of Brexit, England’s historic divorce from the European Union, hangs in a precarious balance as last week British Prime Minister Teresa May’s Brexit Plan failed miserably when put to a vote in the British Parliament.

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The Knicks hold on to hopes of a rebuild and not much else

On Monday in Cleveland, the Knicks set a dubious franchise record, losing their 17th straight game, a 107-104 defeat to the Cavaliers.

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Helping MWBEs insure their success

I have been a consultant for minority- and woman-owned businesses in the construction industry for 33 years.

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The NBA’s East is a beast once again at the All-Star break

“The referees f---ing suck!”

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To improve public safety, turn over evidence

New York State has an important opportunity to pass reform this week that will make our criminal justice system more fair and more transparent.

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The UAW plays a historic role in pioneering civil rights and freedoms in the workplace

The National Newspaper Publishers Association has enjoyed a long history of supporting organized labor, particularly during the Civil Rights Movement when many unions and civil rights-focused organizations worked together to secure legislation that benefitted African-Americans.

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