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JAY-Z pens essay on Meek Mill imprisonment

There has been dissonance in the music community as fans and community members follow news of the incarceration of rapper Meek Mill.

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Film Society of Lincoln Center announces The Non-Actor Nov. 23 through Dec. 10

What is a non-actor? It’s a question that’s being asked and answered by The Film Society of Lincoln Center in their brand-new series, beginning Nov. 24.

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‘Mudbound’ has an old-fashioned movie feel

“Mudbound” is the perfect example of a well-made, old-fashioned movie with every frame and everything in that frame taking its time and place to tell the story.

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Linda Celeste Sims: Ailey’s joyful spirit in the flesh

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater dancer Linda Celeste Sims is so down to Earth it’s easy to forget the tape recorder, the pre-determined questions and the fact that the conversation is really an interview as we hop from topic to topic

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‘Justice League’ makes DC Comics proud

Director Zack Synder’s “Justice League” is more than just a watchable superhero movie.

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Chyann Starks—Giving back to the community

Chyann Starks is a perfect example of an academically gifted student striving to reach her fullest potential as she pursues her career.

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Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #43

“I should have left them in jail,” President Trump said of the UCLA players accused of shoplifting in China. Given Trump’s arrogance and penchant to take credit when the credit is not his (as well as to blame others when he’s the one to blame), are we to believe that Trump was actually pivotal in getting the young basketball players back home?

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Scandal at NYCHA fosters longtime calls for change

As the saga continues over revelations that the New York City Housing Authority lied about lead paint in thousands of apartments, tenants’ complaints about longtime issues are pouring in.

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Talking SCHOP! ‘Perfect bite’ leftovers pie

A very happy Thanksgiving to all! I hope you are tucking into some well-prepared foods and beverages with the people you love. My niece Courtney took the helm this Thanksgiving tasking out dishes. We have a nice assortment of foods to create many of the perfect bites.

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Eight Down Under designers make it to NYFW

Fashion Palette was back on the New York Fashion Week catwalks at Pier 59, and their eight designers’ clothes were better than ever.

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Shimmering, botany-inspired styles

Runa Ray presented an awe-inspiring collection of all-natural, feminine ensembles at NYFW’s First Stage. Imagine, the title of her collection, was influenced by the incredible natural elements that are used to dye and weave fibers. T

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New baby boy for Kevin Hart and wife

Flo Anthony has the latest celebrity news!

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‘Wonder’ is wonderful

The savvy marketing team for the film “Wonder” sent out the children novel “Wonder” by Raquel Jaramillo months before the screenings began.

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HSA Masquerade Ball raises $1,250,000

The Harlem School of the Arts recently held its annual fundraiser at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. The Masquerade Ball, attended by VIPs and celebrities, was a sellout.

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What did the mayor know and when did he know it?

Just after Mayor de Blasio’s re-election, it was announced by the Department of Investigation that the New York City Housing Authority, under the leadership of Chair Shola Olatoye, filed false reports and lied to Housing and Urban Development that lead paint inspections of almost a third of, or 55,000 NYCHA apartments, had been conducted.

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Testing the city’s patience: the MTA wants your trust

The short workweek, for many, began with multiple delays during morning rush hour.

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Milliken announces he will step down as CUNY chancellor at end of the academic year

James B. Milliken, chancellor of the City University of New York, announced today in a letter to the University community that he plans to step down as chancellor at the end of the academic year.

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Loose Ends’ Jane Eugene rocks B. B. Kings

England’s Loose Ends featuring Jane Eugene not only rocked a sold-out, packed to the rafters show at B.B. Kings

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Angels of Transformation Sacred Dance Group celebrate their third year anniversary

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, the Angels of Transformation Sacred Dance Group celebrated their third year anniversary entitled Holy Boldness at the Mount Pisgah Baptist Church.

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Net neutrality’s deathbed? Activists and officials vow to fight internet inequality

Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai unveiled plans to repeal net neutrality rules, scoring a victory for telecommunications companies and internet providers.

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