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HARLEM WEEK: Senior Citizen's Day celebrates Harlem's golden residents

The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce and Silicon Harlem hosted the Senior Citizens Conference on “Demystifying Technology” at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building on Tuesday.

Man pleads guilty in explosion outside NAACP office in Colorado

A Colorado man has pleaded guilty in a January explosion outside of an NAACP chapter in Colorado Springs.

Questions loom over A.G.'s investigation into death of Raynette Turner

In his first case since being appointed special prosecutor just a few weeks ago, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating the death of Raynette Turner in Mount Vernon.

Police investigating graffiti on Queen Haley's gravestone

The police department in Savannah, Tenn., is investigating the vandalism of Queen Haley's gravestone.

NYPD Chief Deputy Kim Royster being transferred to personnel division

Commanding officer of the NYPD's Public Information Office Kim Royster is making history with a promotion.

Walmart, Amazon halt sales of toy guns that look real in New York

Five major retailers have agreed to stop selling realistic-looking toy guns in New York state, the attorney general said Monday.

Community activists kick off campaign to raise awareness about violence after bloody weekend

In the aftermath of a violent weekend in New York City where three people were killed and at least 17 others were injured due to shootings, there has been a call to end the senseless acts.

Joe Biden keeps watchful eye on 2016 race

Vice President Joe Biden has yet to rule out a 2016 presidential campaign and is likely to wait beyond August to decide, several Democrats say, allowing him to watch as the contest unfolds before determining whether he could make a ...

NYC Mayor: Legionnaires' disease outbreak has peaked

An outbreak of the disease in the Bronx has claimed seven lives, de Blasio said. All of the victims were older adults with additional underlying medical problems.

Equal pay: Advocates say 'clock out' for black women

An Atlanta-based advocacy group has dubbed Tuesday "Black Women's Equal Pay Day" and the idea has quickly gained traction on Twitter and Facebook.

Congressional Black Caucus to talk diversity with Silicon Valley leaders

The Congressional Black Caucus delegation is going to visit Silicon Valley to help tackle Big Tech's diversity problem.

Residents look to revive Austin's shrinking black community

Austin's black population decreased 5.4% between 2000-10

Dylann Roof pleads not guilty

Dylann Roof pleaded not guilty Friday to 33 federal charges in the June 17 attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina

It’s not just Sandra Bland: Three more mysterious jail deaths

With the attention focused on Sandra Bland’s mysterious death in a Texas jail cell, three other deaths involving the police and jail are making their way into the national consciousness.

NAACP launching investigation into suspicious death of Black attorney in Connecticut

The mysterious death of a Black attorney in Redding, Conn. has ignited suspicions, prompting the state’s NAACP chapter to launch its own investigation.

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