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Airbnb urges hosts not to discriminate against guests

In a city where the average rent is nearly $4,000, finding cheap and affordable housing is a long and tiring mission.

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Jerry Reese and the 8-3 Giants stem critical voices

The constant chorus calling in to talk radio and tirelessly posting on social media last January demanding the Giants fire Jerry Reese, the franchise’s senior vice president and general manager, took on a cultlike existence. 

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Firing Bowles is now part of the conversation

Stories this season describing the play of the New York Jets have revolved around common themes of how they could have won games that were lost; have they, or will they, turn the corner; and the more popular ones, the tempered quarterback controversy (or situation), i.e., why is Ryan Fitzpatrick starting, and why isn’t there more focus on Jets’ younger players, such as Bryce Petty, their future.

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Johnson paces the Mustangs

Now fully recovered from a torn ACL, Monroe College point guard Shania “Shorty” Johnson is having a phenomenal season.

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Nets clip LA—It’s something to build on

When the Brooklyn Nets step onto the Barclays Center gym floor tonight against the Milwaukee Bucks, they should do so with chips on their shoulders, and a renewed spirit and confidence that a win or wins give you.

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Derrick Rose pushes the limits amid the Knicks’ resurgence

Monday night at Madison Square Garden, Derrick Rose confronted what for many is an unnerving image of his former self in the person of Russell Westbrook.

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Tiger Woods seeks to revive a dormant career

Tiger Woods will turn 41 Dec. 30. His days as one of the greatest golfers of all time, if not the greatest, have long past. Severe back and knee injuries have minimized his amazing gifts.

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Lincoln Medical Center gives thanks to patients

Last week, NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln hosted a full-service Thanksgiving dinner for patients and families, and also gave turkeys and makings of dinner to more than 45 families.

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Leaves of healing

I believe that the most beautiful and spiritual visual experience I have had is observing the changes of the color of leaves in the fall, which we are still experiencing in many parts of the country.

Caribbean films showcased at ADIFF

The African Diaspora International Film Festival is back for its 24th edition, from now until Dec. 11 with a total of 66 films from 30 countries, including 34 U.S. and New York premieres. Screenings are held in three venues in Manhattan: Teachers College at Columbia University, Cinépolis Chelsea Cinemas and MIST Harlem.

Could America’s greatest undocumented immigrant save us from Trump rule?

Those proactively seeking ways to stop Donald Trump from officially becoming president of the United States in January have turned to a decree written by a man who is undoubtedly America’s greatest undocumented immigrant.

Caribbean’s best known leader is no more

In early December 1972, then Guyana’s Prime Minister Forbes Burnham and three of his regional colleagues sprang a monumental political surprise on the world when they officially established diplomatic relations with Fidel Castro’s communist-ruled Cuba, largely ending the island’s American-imposed and policed hemispheric isolation and opening the floodgates to a rash of other nations to follow suit.

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Farewell Fidel

I, like many Black Americans, grew up in a household that supported Fidel Castro and the decades he spent fighting imperial powers.

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Horoscope: December 1 - December 7

Find out what that star say about what's in store for your future.

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‘Fences’ opens Christmas Day

The buzz about the 89th Academy Awards nominations is swirling strong around actor/producer/director Denzel Washington’s theatrical version of August Wilson’s award-winning play “Fences.”

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Recount and electoral integrity

Petitions for a recount of the 2016 presidential election have upset Donald Trump, pierced his thin skin and provoked more inanities and false claims, and that alone may be worth the cost of the plan to recount the votes in three states—Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.

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Joshua Walker—Thank you for giving back

Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, Avenue Music Group provided more than 600 Bedford-Stuyvesant residents with food and clothing for their Spread Love Thanksgiving Day event.

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Community Calendar 12/1 - 12/7

Check out what's going on around the city this week

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Charmil Y. Davis—Community activist, fighting on during chemo

This past June 3, Charmil Y. Davis was hosting the National Gun Violence Day in Newark, which was commemorating the horrific Newark schoolyard killings in 2007.

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Fidel— ‘History will absolve me!’

“It is with deep sorrow that I come before you to inform our people, and friends of our America, that today, Nov. 25, at 10:29 p.m., Comandante en Jefe of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz has died,” stated Raul Castro, Cuba’s president and Fidel’s brother, in an announcement in Granma, the official voice of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee.

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