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'It's like war': Chaos erupts in Baltimore

Reports indicate that seven Baltimore police officers are injured after protesters and police clash on the day of the funeral for Freddie Gray on Monday.

How to help victims of the Nepal earthquake

Help from around the world is needed after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend continues to have a devastating aftermath as the death tolls rises.

Just who is Loretta Lynch?

Loretta Lynch takes her place in history this week as the U.S. Senate confirms as the first African American female U.S. Attorney General but who is she?

Backlash follows xenophobic South African attacks on fellow Africans

April 19 (GIN)—Shocking images of South Africans beating foreign-born residents residing in Durban, Johannesburg and other parts of the country stunned the continent, which had taken a message of brotherhood from former South African President Nelson Mandela.

New Nigerian buharism and democracy

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, has turned a new page and heralds a new dawn with her March 28 presidential election that saw the emergence of Muslim politician and former Gen. Muhammadu Buhari elected to the highest office in the ...

Obamacare: Its importance and complexities explained

Presuming you’ve done well and lived up to the good recommendations dispensed during March Nutrition Month, the upcoming fifth annual National Urban Health Conference is packed with additional information that will help you as you continue your pursuit of wellness ...

Harlem Earth Day 2015

It’s that time of year again when we celebrate the Earth! Yes, we should be doing that every day, but this Saturday, April 25, Harlem Park to Park will present Harlem Earth Day in Morningside Park, noon to 4 p.m.

At last! Loretta Lynch confirmed as U.S. Attorney General

At last, after a delay of more than five months, Loretta E. Lynch was narrowly confirmed as U.S. Attorney General by the Senate Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters look to get back old disability pay

New York City firefighters are looking to restore disability pay for new hires that was lost under the previous state governor.

Fight for $15 and ‘Black Lives Matter’ take over NYC

Across the country, fast-food workers walked off their jobs in a display of solidarity and how far they will go for a living wage.

Car wash workers win strike, sending a powerful message

After four months on the picket lines that spanned a brutally cold winter and a difficult holiday season, “carwasheros” at Vegas Auto Spa in Brooklyn, N.Y., have won their strike and ratified a landmark contract agreement that includes wage hikes, ...

#March2Justice concludes in DC

March2Justice arrived at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., Tuesday. Members of Justice League NYC stood alongside Rep. John Conyers as he reintroduced the End Racial Profiling Act.

The Greater NY Links in Philadelphia

The Greater New York chapter and the Philadelphia chapter of the Links commemorated the social activism of the Links founding members in celebration of Women’s History Month.

Touro College of Pharmacy students celebrate residencies

Touro College of Pharmacy students are celebrating their recently announced residency matches at prestigious institutions throughout the United States and its territories.

A rap to the bladder

Just below your navel is the area where the bladder lies internally. Tenderness in this area can often signal that a bladder infection may be in progress.

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