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Reports: Omarosa Manigault Newman set to leave the White House

Reports indicate that Omarosa Manigault Newman is set to leave her position in the White House as Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison next month.

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Police search for missing 11-year-old boy last seen at Bronx school

Authorities are on a desperate search for an 11-year-old boy from the Bronx who never returned home from school Tuesday.

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Colin Kaepernick visits Rikers Island

Colin Kaepernick visited inmates and correction officers at Rikers Tuesday.

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First Lady Chirlane McCray launches new partnership to promote mental health and wellness in Black communities

First Lady Chirlane McCray launched her new mental health initiative Sisters Thrive this week.

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Racism in the workplace and the whitewashing of the #MeToo movement

Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) was the first member of the Congressional Black Caucus to leave his job after the “MeToo” hashtag galvanized women to speak up about sexual misconduct, harassment and more.

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Roy Moore loses to Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama Senate race

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to NYC for brief run during the holidays

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world’s most popular dance companies, returns to the New York City Center stage Nov. 29 – Dec. 31.

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Turbulent Senate race now in hands of Alabama voters

Depending on who is making the case, Alabama’s special Senate election Tuesday is about either continuing the “Trump miracle” in Washington or allowing “decency” to prevail back home.

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Family of bullied white child with alleged racist ties gets nearly $60K while family of Black child who committed suicide gets less

Ten-year-old Ashawnty Davis of Colorado, who is Black, and 10-year-old Keaton Jones Tennessee, who is white, are both victims of bullying.

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The ANC's battle for South Africa's presidency heats up

The African National Congress (ANC), South Africa’s governing social democratic political party once led by the late Nelson Mandela, faces perhaps its most contentious and controversial election yet.

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I'm passing the TMCF baton to DSU president Dr. Harry L. Williams

If you are like me, watching the Summer Olympics has always been a family affair. One of my favorite competitions to watch was track and field.

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New enrichment program for Black girls transforms lives

At a time when many messages for young girls seem to be conflicting, Baton Rouge teens are experiencing an influx of organizations and programs designed to show them how amazing and powerful they are in the world. From Black Girls Rock on a national scale to the local Womanhood101 initiative and the “TransfHERmation” program, the brilliance of teen girls are being magnified and strengthened.

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Invincibility in Defense: Attorney and Sports Agent Johnathon Hardaway

Johnathon P. Hardaway III is one of the country’s best attorneys and sports agents.

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December 12th Movement celebrates 30-year history of revolutionary resistance

The December 12th Movement celebrates “its 30-year history of revolutionary resistance to American imperialism and national oppression Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017; our movement also mourns the lost, this year, of one of its founders, Robert ‘RT’ Taylor, the son of our Chairperson Viola Plummer, whose loss we can never replace,” said Roger Wareham, attorney and December 12th Movement member.

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Rest in power—Dr. Jack Felder, activist and scientist, passes at 78

For many years, come rain or shine, Dr. Jack Felder, along with his son, Nova, had a permanent spot on 125th Street in front of Mart 125.

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Donald Faison’s TV Doctors of America Campaign 

“We want to promote healthy living and choices,” comedian and actor Donald Faison told the Amsterdam News. “It is important for people to get regular check-ups with their doctors and physicians.”

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Study: Public schools aren’t participating in family/community engagement

A new study conducted by Rice University suggests that “family and community engagement” were the biggest drivers of a parent’s satisfaction with their child’s school.

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Timothy Dark speaks on new album, creating music in NYC

The emerging NYC-based hip-hop artist Timothy Dark has just released a new album, “The Last Days of the Dark.”

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An undaunted civil and human rights advocate, Rep. Charles Diggs Jr.

Current news stories surrounding the political turmoil in Zimbabwe and Kenya, the sexual harassment charges against Rep. John Conyers Jr., remembering Rosa Parks’ iconic moment almost 62 years ago to the day and the ongoing recollection of the tragic death of Emmett Till bring to mind memories of Congressman Charles Diggs Jr. (D-Mich.), who had ties with each of these individuals or events.

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December 2017 Dance Calendar

Include dance in your holiday plans, and begin with the world premiere of George Emilio Sanchez’s “Bang, Bang, Gun Amok,” a 24-hour “performance filibuster” dedicated to U.S. gun culture, Dec. 8-9 at Abrons Arts Center.

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