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Anchor fights for women rights

Richelle Carey is an anchor for Al Jazeera America. She is an advocate for women’s rights. She wants to increase the confidence of women and help men understand the power they have to stop domestic violence.

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10 auto-loving quotes from a man who devoted his life to car design

Sponsored by Buick

Edward T. Welburn – most of us in the automotive industry may have heard the name – but let me introduce you to the legend. Welburn has been a General Motors employee for 35 years. He’s the current and first GM Vice President of Global Design. Yes, they actually created a VP position and title for him.

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The Amsterdam News celebrates 105 years

It was definitely an event for the decades as the New York Amsterdam News celebrated its 105th anniversary with a gala at the Edison Ballroom in Midtown Manhattan Monday night.

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Black lives have always mattered

For nearly 20 years, I’ve been involved in the Civil Rights Movement and have organized protests around some of the most high-profile police brutality cases of the past two decades.

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Love and marriage, horse and carriage

As the harness is placed around Ruby’s neck, she knows it is time to go to work.

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Agitate, agitate, agitate

This was the command heard a century or more ago from the great abolitionist Frederick Douglass, and it continues to have resonance today among the tens of thousands taking to the streets.

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Welcome to Ann Arbor, Michigan

Sooner or later, almost every place has its day in the sun—the time when the outside world learns what most of the locals have known and been nurturing for years.

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Jazz takes a stand

Regardless of America’s ever-changing situation, Black music has always been its soundtrack depicting the mood of the times, from war to peace, lynchings to chain gangs, segregation, civil disobedience, integration, police brutality and nonviolent resistance.

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company telling more stories

New York Live Arts is the home of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company.

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‘Radio City Christmas Spectacular’ ushers in the holidays

The “Radio City Christmas Spectacular” is back at Radio City Music Hall, and it is a marvelous way to usher in the holiday season.

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A conversation with Michael Williams of ‘The Gambler’

It could be intimidating meeting the guy who’s not only “Chalky” of “Boardwalk Empire” fame but also President Barack Obama’s favorite character on “The Wire,” Omar Little.

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Inside the NYC press day for ‘Selma’

This weekend, we were among a group of media invited to screen Paramount Pictures’ new film, “Selma” (opening Christmas Day), and to participate in the press conference that was held at the Mandarin Oriental.

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Dems divided?

Splits and compromises in the Democratic Party are the operative words in this political season.

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Remember the time Buick retweeted your here’s-my-new-car photo? We do.

Sponsored by Buick

There’s nothing like when somebody you admire retweets your tweet, right? You take a screenshot and tweet that because you want everybody to know important people see, read and retweet your Tweets.

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Weekend marches in DC and New York make mark

s the whole world looks on, with solidarity marches from Africa to Europe and India, the nation continues to voice its outrage over the police brutality cases that have taken place throughout the U.S.

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New dawn for US-Cuba relations

President Barack Obama announced the beginning of the normalization of relations between the U.S. and Cuba Wednesday, ending more than 50 years of diplomatic and economic embargo.

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Treat your family to see ‘Annie’

According to most reports, there are approximately 6,900 languages spoken in the world.

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Making a ‘Chicer Collegiate’

Morehouse College alum, fashion designer and businessman Anthony Moultry said he wants to be the next Ralph Lauren when it comes to collegiate apparel.

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NYCHA for sale

Reports indicate that the New York City Housing Authority is selling 50 percent of its stake in housing projects, approximately 900 apartments, to private developers.

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Foreign and domestic policy—same difference

“History will judge us by our commitment to a just society governed by law and the willingness to face an ugly truth and say, ‘Never again.’”

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