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Rose should stay in the Garden

I am writing this letter, supporting point guard Derrick Rose continuing to play in the Garden.

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First African-American judge named in Passaic County

LaToyia Jenkins Stewart makes history this week as she becomes the first female African-American judge in Passaic County.

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N.J. officer charged in beating of Black teen

The police officer involved in the beating of a Black teen in Carteret, N.J., has been charged.

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Social media destroying intellect and work ethic

Retweet. Comment. Like. Snap. Direct message. Twitter. Facebook. Snapchat. Instagram. The world has certainly changed over the past 10 years, and social media has played a massive role in the transformation.

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Does the law work differently for the Trump administration?

As a Black man who has no formal education and training in the field of law, I understand that America operates by the rule of law.

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McConnell foiled again

One would think that with the GOP in command in Congress and with President Trump presiding over the White House that the repeal or the replacement of Obamacare was all but history.

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Original sin: The meaning of treason

Whispers of treason have become bold accusations as the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election turns from simmer to boil.

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Black faith leaders rally on Capitol Hill against health care bill

Tuesday African-American clergy from across the nation convened on Capitol Hill to call on Congress to reject the budget proposed by the Trump administration and the health care bill.

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First woman to head OPEC snared in multibillion dollar fraud scheme

Lavish lifestyles are nothing out of the ordinary in New York City, home of the rich and glamorous.

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Brooklyn hosts annual Hip-Hop Festival

Since it was established in 2005, the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival has put forth the best balance of celebrating and preserving hip-hop’s legacy through culture-based educational events, exhibitions, movie screenings and the climactic block party.

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After disqualifying opposition, Rwandan president sees victory in august polls

Rwandan President Paul Kagame may think he has a clear shot at winning the upcoming poll Aug. 4.

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The Fathers and Men of Professional Basketball Players visit Queens

On Father’s Day, several Queens families were treated to a gift from the organization Fathers and Men of Professional Basketball Players. Five fathers from the group descended upon the Renaissance Middle School (IS 192) in St. Albans.

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Mayor David Dinkins celebrates 90th birthday at Gracie Mansion

Last week Mayor David Dinkins was honored as “walking history” as he celebrated his 90th birthday at Gracie Mansion.

The Cosmopolitan Review July 20 - July 26

Are you busy grilling and chilling in the good old summertime?

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Whole Foods set to open in Harlem

A new Whole Foods supermarket is opening in Harlem this Friday.

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The Uptown Challenge—16 years of showcasing women’s basketball

The Westchester Hawks high school and college teams defend their championship crowns, won last year in the Uptown Challenge, a highly competitive women’s basketball league held in Harlem that showcases the talents of the New York metropolitan area’s up-and-coming players.

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Louis Armstrong House Museum breaks ground on Education Center

The Louis Armstrong House Museum held a groundbreaking ceremony this week for its new $23 million Education Center, which will be located across the street from the museum at 34-56 107th St. in Corona, Queens.

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Mills and Perry become the NBA’s highest Black executive duo

With owner James Dolan at the top of the franchise’s hierarchy, the Knicks once again reconfigured their front office and formally introduced Steve Mills and Scott Perry as the team’s new president and general manager, respectively, at their training facility in Greenburgh (Westchester County, N.Y.) Monday. 

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Department of Consumer Affairs continues to warn about predatory lending in the used car industry

The Department of Consumer Affairs is in the middle of its public awareness campaign to educate current and prospective used car owners about the rise of predatory lending in the used car industry.

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The Basketball Tournament lands in Brooklyn for Super 16

Since its inception in 2014, The Basketball Tournament, also known as the TBT, has been a compelling and viable alternative to longstanding traditional summer basketball leagues.

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