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National Labor Relations Board says no to college football union

Northwestern University football players will have to wait a while longer, or until they make their NFL debuts, to get paid.

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Liberty suffer shocking loss at the Garden

Liberty shocking loss

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Don King back in the ring

Up and coming heavyweight boxer Trevor Bryan

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It’s a new year, get a tuneup

Get a health Check-Up.

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When will we be confident that Black lives really do matter to mass America?

Black Lives Really do Matter

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Brook Stephenson, emerging author, dead at 41

Many of Brook Stephenson’s countless friends learned too late of the gathering in his name Thursday at McNally Jackson Bookstore in lower Manhattan.

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Marcus Garvey: ‘Up you mighty race!’

Monday, Aug. 17 is the 128th anniversary of the physical birth of pan-African icon Marcus Mosiah Garvey, and to commemorate that occasion the 75th annual Black Power March departs from the park in Central Harlem that bears his name.

In London, a tale of two Europes

Traveling to Europe during the summer

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Elease Wiggins teaches how to say ‘Farewell to Welfare’

Wiggins teaches single parents how to escape Welfare

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Touro student wins minority student scholarship

Diana Rivers, a third-year student at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem, has won the 2015 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Scholarship, awarded by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dying to live

It seems that doctors are not taking patients’ pain seriously.

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100,000 children from low-, moderate-income families could lose access to high-quality preschool

From the U.S. Department of Education

Expanding access to high-quality preschool is critically important to ensuring that every child in America has the opportunity for lifelong success—but House and Senate committees authored a spending bills that make significant cuts to programs.

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Mary Edmonia ‘Wildfire’ Lewis, a trailblazing sculptor

Hearing about the current economic situation sculptor Gabriel Koren is enduring is reminiscent of another sculptor, Mary Edmonia Lewis, who, unlike Koren, was a Black and Native American artist born around 1844 in Greenbush, N.Y., a suburb of Albany.

The changing face of America

The rise of immigrants in Silicon Valley

Just in case it was previously unclear, the browning of America is proceeding at a rapid rate. Nowhere is it more obvious than Silicon Valley, where the rise of immigrants continues.

With test results, some see progress, others see failure

School Test results, some see progress and failure

Sugar struggles in Guyana

Just recently, authorities in Guyana set up a commission of inquiry to find out what exactly has gone wrong with their decaying sugar industry.

JetBlue chief Caribbean bound

The head of one of the leading U.S. carriers will keynote an important tourism gathering in the Caribbean.

Mayor Baraka, Newark health department urge residents to take precautions during heat advisory

Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Dr. Hanaa Hamdi, director of the Department of Health and Community Wellness advised residents, especially vulnerable populations, to take precautions during hot weather.

Tupac’s comrade Hussein Fatal killed in car crash

Heartfelt condolences from several colleagues of Hussein Fatal, local recording artist and close comrade of hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur, went out last month as news spread of his July 11 passing in a tragic car accident on a Georgia freeway.

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Electeds, community leaders call for unity in fight againtst poverty, homelessness

This week, members of the United Nations brought up the issue of increasing homelessness in New York.

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