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Black history on the go

Man gives brief black history lesson on New York City bus.

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We are all Haitian

The attacks of Haitians in the Dominican Republic affects us all as New Yorkers.

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The Cosmopolitan Review 2/11 - 2/17

Check out what's happening in the community the from Feb 8th - Feb 17.

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Red Flag Raised In Ethiopia As Food Shortages Mount

Food shortages mount in Ethiopia

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Obama meets Colombian delegation, but where are the Blacks?

There’s some outrage being expressed in D.C. this week after the visit between Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and President Obama.

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Public school children need our support and our funds

More funding in early childhood education, may improve student's long term success.

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How to help our military defeat the terrorists

Support from fellow leaders and the public can help with the evolving challenges our military faces.

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Tanya Wright: A butterfly rising

Former child star Tanya Wright reflects on finding her way back to work after the loss of her brother.

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Pop-up restaurant serving homeless to open in Harlem

New restaurant opens in Harlem catering to the homeless.

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City council memeber Laurie Cumbo sees signage of bills

City Council Member Laurie Cumbo witnesses bill signing that will benefit students, community residents and cultural hubs within the 35th Council District, which she represents.

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Black history month commemoration features Civil Rights activist Claudette Colvin

Civil Rights Activist Claudette Colvin is commemorated at Black History month film festival.

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The mayor’s ‘One New York’

Mayor de Blasio shares an update on his "One New York" plan and the progress they have made so far.

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Feeling the ‘Bern’ in Harlem

Fresh from his victory in New Hampshire, Sen. Bernie Sanders had breakfast with the Rev. Al Sharpton at Sylvia’s in Harlem.

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Jury begins deliberations in Akai Gurley homicide trial

After more than two weeks of testimonies at Brooklyn’s State Supreme Court, a jury of eight Caucasians, three Hispanics and one African-American began deliberating Peter Liang’s fate for the Nov. 20, 2014 shooting death of an unarmed Black man...

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Michael J. Feeney remembered in Harlem and New Jersey

Funeral services were held this week for late journalist Michael J. Feeney.

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NY activists respond to Beyonce tribute to the Panthers

The only trending issue matching the post-Superbowl 50 “We still support Cam Newton” social media storm is the debate surrounding Beyonce’s big “Formation Show” nod to the 50th anniversary of the founding of the original Black Panther Party for Self-Defense.

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Goodbye New Hampshire: Clinton campaign moves quickly to focus on African American voters

A day after getting trounced by Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton's campaign moved quickly to solidify African American voters ahead of Nevada and South Carolina's electoral contests, rolling out a series of travel plans and endorsements aimed at showing Clinton's strength with the critical Democratic constituency.

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America's first black-owned radio station let the words of MLK and others ring

Two blocks away from the famous King Center in downtown Atlanta is a small brick building that tourists typically overlook.

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Akai Gurley shooting: NYPD officer's case goes to the jury

The fate of a New York police officer who shot and killed a man in a housing project stairwell now rests with jurors.

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Ferguson City Council demands changes in deal with Justice Department

Federal court might be the next stop for Ferguson, Missouri, after the City Council voted to change an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to reform its police force and municipal court system.

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