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Think life and live longer

When I wake up in the early morning hours after a sound sleep, I feel so good because I’m still alive.

Thanksgiving Day celebrated in the city

The spirit of Thanksgiving is being felt across the city today as people come together to celebrate the holiday with food and camaraderie.

Farrakhan tells Trump it’s time to repent for America’s sins

Nation of Islam national representative. the Hon. Minister Louis Farrakhan, 84, held a news conference Nov. 16 at the historic Watergate Hotel, where he directed a message to President Donald Trump.

NYULYP hosts discussion on recreating Black Wall Street

The New York Urban League Young Professionals recently hosted its National Day of Empowerment at Moody’s in Downtown Manhattan.

Newark students get free wireless devices

More than 4,000 Newark Public Schools students got a surprise Friday when they were all given free Sprint wireless devices.

Transition of power begins in New Jersey

On the heels of a victorious win in the New Jersey gubernatorial race, Democrats Governor-elect Phil Murphy and Lt. Governor-elect Sheila Oliver officially kick off their transition as the state’s new top political heavyweights.

Airport workers take to PANYNJ meeting to demand higher wages

New Jersey airport workers’ ongoing battle for increased wages continued at a recent meeting.

EMS unions claim discrimination, demand city hand over payroll records

“Ever since the EMS became part of the fire department in 1996, the bureau hasn’t been recognized as the uniform service it is,” said Yetta Kurland of The Kurland Group and attorney for Locals 2507 and 3621 to the AmNews.

NYU McSilver Institute announces Dr. Christina M. Greer as the 2018 McSilver Fellow in Residence

The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University Silver School of Social Work, has announced Dr. Christina M. Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University and media commentator, as the 2018 McSilver Fellow in ...

The gifted and talented ex-slave Elizabeth Denison Forth

Among the several riveting discoveries disclosed in Tiya Miles’ book “The Dawn of Detroit—A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of Straits” (The New Press, 2017) is the extended discussion on Elizabeth Denison Forth.

Leading hotel and dive groups agree on Caribbean collaboration

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association and the Diving and Equipment Marketing Association have agreed to work together to enhance the attractiveness of Caribbean destinations to diving enthusiasts.

Chyann Starks—Giving back to the community

Chyann Starks is a perfect example of an academically gifted student striving to reach her fullest potential as she pursues her career.

Turkey Day at MLK

Assemblywoman Inez E. Dickens and the Honorable Charles B. Rangel were joined at the MLK Democratic Club by a crowd of supporters as they handed out turkeys Tuesday afternoon in Harlem.

Hunger remains major issue in the city

Youma Nafo, who serves as food pantry coordinator at Harlem’s African Services Committee, said his organization has noticed an increase in the number of people who need pantry services over the past two years.

International court to seek reparations for thousand of African war crimes victims

The International Criminal Court is preparing the ground for a determination of reparations owed to more than 5,000 victims of atrocities that were committed in the Central African Republic.

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