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Don’t be a glutton for gluten

As I visit many marketplaces selling healthy foods, I am surprised to observe so many signs on food products stating, “gluten-free.”

Donald Trump’s outreach to the Black community falls flat

Aimed at trying to swing Black voters to his side, Trump’s statements pointing out that life for Black Americans is terrible don’t appear to be having any affect.

Gideon Manasseh, photographer and educator, passes at 77

Celebrated Amsterdam News Photographer and teacher Gideon Manasseh makes his transition.

Former high school basketball player sentenced to 15 years for shooting ex-roomate

A 24-year-old Brooklyn man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for shooting another man in the chest and body during a confrontation in broad daylight in a courtyard in Sheepshead Bay.

Easco Boiler Company celebrates 90 years of business

Easco Boiler Company, celebrating 90 years of business, held a news conference and open house Tuesday, Aug. 16, at their headquarters.

Harlem church distributes backpacks and school supplies to more than 500 students

First Corinthian Baptist Church is gearing up for the “back-to-school” season by collecting and distributing more than 500 backpacks filled with school supplies for needy Harlem children and teens.

WARM combats domestic violence in the community

We All Really Matter Incorporation is here to take a stand against abuse.

Homeless to Mayor: Keep your promises

Homeless New Yorkers and their advocates want New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to own up to his promise to them.

‘Opting out’ of standardized testing

Standardized testing is for many students and teachers alike, the most anxiety-ridden part of education.

Harry Briggs Jr., member of an unheralded civil rights family

Once more with the recent death of Harry Briggs Jr., we are reminded of the Civil Rights Movement and many who, at best, are footnotes in history.

The lion can sleep tonight

Congressman Charles B. Rangel is universally known as the “Lion of Lenox Avenue,” but the roar heard during a Harlem Day tribute for him Sunday was one of approval from a crowd not too far from his home in Lenox ...

US Attorney’s Office fails to indict Bridgeton police officers involved in fatal shooting of Jerame Reid

U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced this week that after a federal investigation, there is insufficient evidence to pursue criminal charges in connection with the fatal 2014 shooting of Jerame C. Reid.

From Nat Turner to Nate Parker

Nat Turner’s slave rebellion occurred in Virginia in 1831, but it has a fresh round of currency and controversy with “The Birth of a Nation,” actor, director and producer Nate Parker’s film depicting what was a bloody uprising.

Police officer who killed Philando Castile goes back to work

The police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile in Minnesota during a traffic stop in July is back on the job.

Track star who snared silver medal fears death at home

Using every fiber of his being, track star Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia made a dash across the finish line at the just-ended Olympic Games in Rio, but it wasn’t to be the end of his run.

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