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Men’s fashion week report: Popsicle color combinations are cool

Men’s spring/summer 2017 Fashion Week presentations went off without a hitch in New York last week.

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W.E.B DuBois Scholars Institute introduces bright minds to bright minds

The W.E.B DuBois Scholars Institute, founded by Dr. Sherle Boone in the 1980s, was created with the intention of providing minority students with the opportunity to learn from some of the brightest minds of our time.

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D’Angelo’s dashing duds for spring/summer 2017

Designer Edwing D’Angelo rolled right into the third edition of New York Fashion Week with a fascinating menswear collection.

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Language and social activism according to Joshua Bennett

Hailing from Yonkers, N.Y., esteemed educator and artist, Joshua Bennett has gained international recognition as a talented poet and voice for young people.

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Jail killer cops!

When Micah Xavier Johnson killed five cops in Dallas, Texas, a robot with a bomb attached to it was detonated, killing Johnson.

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Sip & Toast Harlem

There is always something happening in Harlem, and summer is no exception.

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Marxian scholar, historian and activist C.L.R. James

During a recent panel at Revolution Book store in Harlem, the subject of revolution dominated the discussion.

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The uncanny road ahead for Trump

With the GOP convention finally at hand, team Trump faces the truly daunting task of keeping his brand afloat and maintaining a course to victory in the fall.

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Talking SCHOP! The great summer ‘scapes

Garlic scapes, that is. The curly firm stalks growing out of soil-submerged garlic bulbs.

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African superstar artists performing in Brooklyn

“Naija dey come o!” Friday July 22, 2016, Afro-pop R&B singer Banky W will host the One Africa Festival Concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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‘Is this war? I don’t believe so and I certainly hope not’

American communities and police departments are contending with truly horrific events, including the questionable and, in some cases utterly unjustifiable, deaths of Black men at the hands of police, and the deaths of police at hands of disturbed assailants who claim to be exacting revenge for police killings. Is this war?

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Have car, will travel, Part 1

This is the first of a two-part series on driving in a foreign country.

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AFT’s Weingarten parrots Clinton’s statement on Pence’s education record

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten isn’t a fan of the Republican vice presidential nominee.

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Hope and basketball

It’s only July 2016, but for basketball fans we’re a year ahead into the 2017/18 season.

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Denzel, Viola bring ‘Fences’ to silver screen

Paramount Pictures has given an awards season December release to Denzel Washington’s “Fences,” with a limited opening in New York and Los Angeles Dec. 16 and a wide release on Christmas Day, according to Variety.

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Harlem/Havana Music & Cultural Festival embraced at Gracie Mansion

One person arriving at Gracie Mansion Thursday compared the long line of people waiting to enter to the lines at the Apollo Theater when James Brown was the star attraction.

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Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival rocks Queens

Dancehall, roots reggae, lover rock, calypso, soca and all meats jerk took over Roy Wilkins park in Queens this past Sunday.

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NYC bids farewell to Vaughn Harper

Vaughn Harper, the man who lent his velvet voice to the airways of WBLS-FM while inspiring and helping so many, died peacefully July 9 after a long, courageous battle with type 2 diabetes.

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CTU and CPS review budget

Last week, Chicago Public Schools issued their budget for the upcoming school year to principals.

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‘2 Dope Queens’ co-host launches new solo WNYC podcast

Two new voices emerged in the podcast world in early spring—launching at No. 1 on iTunes—and they belonged to two young Black women with zero qualms about talking about anything, especially not the hilarious differences between Black and white people.

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