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Black B’way stars chronicled in fabulous new book

“Black Broadway: African-Americans on the Great White Way” is full of the history of Black performers on Broadway, with some of the most stunning photos of these performers that you will have the pleasure of viewing.

NYC, Long Island nursing home workers get union contract

New York City and Long Island nursing home workers were on the brink of striking, but they can put the picket signs down after securing a union contract.

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Common "Glory"

In the past few months, Common's trophy collection has expanded to include the 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Impact Track for “Kingdom” and the 2015 Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Song.

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Queen Mothers of Africa reunite for NGO/CSW consultation day in Harlem

The U.N. Women and New Future Foundation hosted a forum to usher in CSW 59/Beijing+20. A forum held Friday, Feb. 6 at Harlem Family Church Center, 147 W. 120th St., laid out their past and future efforts to establish an all-girls school in Ghana, Africa, with local Americanized Africans participating in the academic aspects.

McDonald’s honors media legends for Black History Month

New York tristate area McDonald’s restaurants have once again celebrated the achievements and talents of Black media legends and trailblazers.

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City College Center for the Arts presents ‘On Kentucky Avenue’

This week, the City College Center for the Arts and Byron and Sylvia Lewis present the newly created work “On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City’s Historic Club Harlem.”

The Cosmopolitan Review

Yvonne Delaney Mitchell gives her weekly Cosmopolitan Review.

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SOUTH AFRICAN MINERS IN NEAR-DEATH FIRE AS INVESTORS EYE PROFITS

An early morning fire swept through the Kusasalethu Gold Mine, southwest of Johannesburg, trapping close to 500 workers on a Sunday shift.

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Was Jimmy Breslin tipped off about Malcolm X’s assassination 50 years ago?

Was the NYPD involved or did they merely know about the impending murder of Malcolm X and allow it to happen 50 years ago? Were some reporters, including famed scribe Jimmy Breslin, tipped off that something was about to go down?

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OMALIS ARE ‘HANGING BY A THREAD’

After twin suicide bombings at a popular Mogadishu hotel last week that killed 25 and wounded 40, news reporters were seen swarming through the city, spotlighting the victims, the bombers, the motives and the official response.

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Carmelo’s bad signal to the fans, organization and teammates

Nearly one full year into his tenure as the Knicks’ team president, Phil Jackson has rightfully torn out the team’s frame.

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Harlem legend Georgie Moore takes his game to a playground in the sky

George Moore, a native son of Harlem, who was one of the all-time great basketball players at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, passed away Monday, Feb.16.

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Berkeley College Hudson Valley named Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champs

For the seventh time in 10 seasons, the Berkeley College men’s basketball team has won the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship, defeating the defending champion Bears of St. Joseph’s College by a score of 91-82 Sunday, Feb. 22.

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Nets fighting to hold onto final playoff spot in the East

The Nets began the second half of their season by ending their three-game losing streak with road wins against the Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets.

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Sharpton the newsmaker

It may be a great disservice to mention the Rev. Al Sharpton and Rudy Giuliani in the same article, but they are two public figures with a long affair with the media—one longing for it to go away and the other courting it for coverage.

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Epiphanny Prince returning to her Brooklyn roots

When the New York Liberty hit the hardwood at Madison Square Garden this summer, they will truly have the feel of a hometown team.

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Jah-Leah Ellis named Valley Collegiate Player of the Year

The Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced their women’s basketball end-of-season awards.

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The Hank Carter story continues to be written

Forty-two years ago, Henry “Hank” Carter began what is now one of the most consistent social programs in these United States.

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Reflections on Malcolm X’s legacy on 50th anniversary of his death

Several hundred admirers attended the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Education Center in Washington Heights last Saturday afternoon to acknowledge five decades since the assassination of one of Harlem’s historic figures.

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Real love is in the air

The month of February is a time to celebrate Black History Month, but it’s also a time to celebrate love.

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