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The 150th running of the Belmont Stakes hosts Triple Crown contender

Fans of horse racing have an added incentive Saturday to place bets or to simply just appreciate the sport that much more.

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The Eagles refuse to be bit actors in Trump's Political Theater

Donald Trump is a virtuoso at political theater. His greatest skills are a mastery of manipulation and engineering spectacles.

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Game 1 and 2 re established Golden State Game 3 and 4 will determine Cavs' Season

The Golden State Warriors departed Northern California to Cleveland two up over the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals, the last of the seven scheduled pro games of this season. 

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The Cavaliers return home with diminished prospects

The resigned look on LeBron James' face spoke volumes as Game 2 of the NBA Finals wound down.

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Imhotep's Guide To Black Events

Greetings! Black Music Month 2018 kicks off with memories of Stevie Wonder and Aretha Franklin, singing at the burial of Temptations lead singer David Ruffin.

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Liberty drop close game in Garden return

Madison Square Garden was rocking with enthusiastic kids at Tuesday’s school day game, but unfortunately the New York Liberty lost a close one to the Phoenix Mercury 80-74.

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Talking SCHOP! Harlem Hops

Opening this Saturday, June 9, 2018, is the newest soon-to-be hot beer spot, Harlem Hops (@HarlemHops, 2268 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., www.harlemhops.com).

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Local talent earns coveted spots with USA Basketball

The second time was the charm for Harlem resident Jordan Nixon, who will represent the United States this summer at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.

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International discount airlines

Chances are you have heard of, or even flown with, one of the many domestic discount airlines.

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Less than 60 games in and Mets fans are already in Despair

Many Mets fans have ascribed the role of clinical psychologist to this writer. For the record, I am not.

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Fix the pipeline for specialized high schools

The issue of what to do with NYC’s prestigious specialized high schools and their lack of diversity recently led to Mayor Bill de Blasio and other elected officials announcing sweeping changes that would ultimately remove the SHSAT, currently the sole criteria for admittance, as the indicator of who is admitted to these schools.

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Beauty notes and fall ’18 menswear news

According to Beauty Booster notes, “Genuine results driven skincare promotes skin vitality not only on the surface, but by maintaining skin health at a cellular level.”

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Another Successful Robert 'Bob' Douglas Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon

Robert “Bobby” Hunter, the master of ceremonies, kept the program flowing as he does every year.

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Soboye’s styles and ODD’s shapes for Resort ’19

From Africa Fashion Day in Berlin, Soboye’s show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week was a huge success.

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Philadanco Takes a stand at Joyce Theater

The Philadelphia Dance Company, better known as Philadanco, returns to New York City June 12-17 for its first full performance season at the Joyce Theater since 2012. Founder and Artistic Director Joan Myers Brown couldn’t be happier.

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Shining light on ‘Cloak and Dagger’

Lee Bynum: Marvel’s “Cloak and Dagger” premieres June 7 on Disney’s Freeform network.

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Attorney Lewis Myers Jr., ‘the people’s lawyer,’ dead at 70

A coterie of African-American revolutionaries and civil rights activists were recipients of the wise counseling of attorney Lewis Myers Jr., including the Rev. Jesse Jackson Jr., Assata Shakur and his good friend, Min. Louis Farrakhan.

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NYC teens take over The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Democracy NYC had a table just beyond the main entrance of one of the greatest cultural institutions in the world, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Denny Farrell laid to rest

Herman Daniel “Denny” Farrell Jr., Manhattan native and politician leader, was an important representation in the Democratic Party, serving in the New York State Assembly from 1975 to 2017.

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Dance Calendar June 2018

Under the direction of founder and executive/artistic director, the steadfast, Joan Myers Brown, PHILADANCO!, the Philadelphia Dance Company, returns to The Joyce Theater after a six-year absence, for a weeklong run.

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