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Cosmopolitan Review: Sept. 22 - Sept.28

Ushering in Fall Fashion Week, and the beginning of the social season, Macy’s presented Fashion’s Front Row 2016 before a sold-out crowd at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden.


The Black Institute and the Black, Latino and Asian Caucus is hosting a series of forums on access to credit capital for minority- and women-owned business enterprises (M/WBEs) in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens.

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Assemblywoman Diana Richardson Hosts Civic Minded Meeting in Brooklyn

Assemblywoman Diana Richardson is hosting her joint Civic Minded Meeting Saturday, Sept. 24, from noon to 2 p.m. at MS 61, located at 400 Empire Blvd. in Brooklyn.

13TH Annual Harlem Business Innovation Summit and $1000 Pitchtank Competition

The Harlem Business Alliance leadership, HBA members, elected officials, lenders and entrepreneurs are gathering at the Harlem Hospital Mural Pavilion Tuesday, Sept. 27, for Disrupt Harlem 2016 Business Innovation Summit.

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Bronx DA and legal aid clear 355 warrants

It was a breezy fall-like morning last Saturday when Jerome Brown stood in line at the Mount Hope Community Center in the Bronx, waiting for his certificate signifying a clean record.

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Former NYCHA worker accuses the City Council speaker of wanting a ‘Spanish manager’

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito allegedly wanted a “Spanish manager” at Mill Brook Houses in the Mott Haven section of The Bronx, according to a lawsuit.

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Bronx high school has 100 percent of 2016 graduating class enrolled in college

Batting 100 is a rare feat in any field, let alone in academia. Yet, that is exactly what the entire 2016 graduating class at the Bronx’s Theater Arts Production High School accomplished this year.

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COPS KILL AGAIN: Two fatal police shootings spark nationwide outrage

Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Okla. and Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, N.C. are the latest men added to list of Black men who have been killed by police, sending shockwaves across the nation and furthering the rift between police and the community.

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Bombs at the debate

With the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump fast approaching, the two candidates quickly weighed in on the recent bombings in New York and New Jersey, each suggesting he or she was best prepared to deal with such attacks.

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Urbanworld holds special ‘Queen of Katwe’ screening Sept. 22

Director/producer Mira Nair is at a point in her career where every creative and business move resonates on the wavelength of living legend.

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Terence Crutcher's sister: 'We’re demanding that justice be served'

While we have coverage elsewhere in the paper, we thought it would be instructive to allow Dr. Tiffany Crutcher, Terence’s twin sister, to recount the incident, express the family’s feelings and present their call for justice.

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STEM program focuses on mathematical storytelling

Nkechi Agwu, a mathematics professor at CUNY Borough of Manhattan, is determined to fill the gap of women of color in the STEM workforce through her unconventional method of math instruction.

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Community Calendar 9/22 - 9/28

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

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Horoscope: September 22 - September 28

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

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One in Five New Yorkers Still Live in Poverty

The latest Census Bureau figures were released last week, an annual year-to-year analysis of the nation’s economic and social well-being based on measures such as income, health coverage and poverty rates.

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Tulsa police shooting investigated by Justice Department

An unarmed black man walks on a Tulsa, Oklahoma, road with his hands in the air. Police officers follow closely behind him as he approaches his vehicle. He stands beside the car, then falls to the ground after one officer pulls the trigger.

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Charlotte police shooting: Scott had gun, not a book, chief says

After a night of violent protests in Charlotte, the police chief tried to quash rumors about what happened to Keith Lamont Scott.

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Over 350 summons warrants erased at 'Another Chance' event in the Bronx

A burden for several people in the Bronx was lifted when 355 summons warrants were erased at last Saturday’s “Another Chance” event held at the Mount Hope Community Center.

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NY, NJ bombings: After suspect's capture, a search for clues into his past

A notebook found on New York and New Jersey bombings suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami contained ramblings about terrorists and also mentioned Anwar al-Awlaki, the Yemeni-American imam who was a spokesman for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, according to a law enforcement official.

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Serena Williams won't rush back after battling injuries in 2016

Serena Williams says she's sick and tired of playing at grand slams while injured.

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