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Harlem Community Rocked after Resident Tests Positive for Ebola

Hamilton Heights residents were restless this Friday afternoon after news that one of their neighbors tested positive for the Ebola virus became public.

NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

On Thursday Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at press conference that New York had confirmed its first patient diagnosed with the Ebola virus.

Metro Briefs 10/23-10/29

The “Face of Darkness” team is appearing on ‘Here and Now’ on WABC 7.

Community Affairs Calendar 10/23-10/29

Imhotep's Guide to Black Events

Ebola: Fear Factor

This Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio told a gathering at an Ebola education forum at the Jacob Javits Center, “This city has been preparing and drilling for weeks and weeks.

Rikers Island correction officers seen in negative light

A report was released this week stating that a former Rikers Island inmate, Bishme Ayers, 25, was beaten and sodomized by a correction officer July 4 at Jacobi Medical Center.

Seven charged in death of Paterson girl

Passaic County prosecutors charged three adults and three juveniles last week in the death of 14-year-old Nazerah “Bugg” Coleman.

Community leaders continue to demand justice for Abdul Kamal

Last week, the People’s Organization for Progress and local civil rights leaders joined the family of Abdul Kamal at a rally in front of the Essex County prosecutor’s office, demanding justice for the death of the Irvington man, shot and ...

Sharon Gordon of CPR: ‘Let’s bring it back to the basics’

“Every dime I had was spent on two things—books and records,” said Sharon Gordon, founder of the nonprofit organization Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music.

Metro Briefs 10/16-10/22

HEAF CELEBRATES 25 YEARS, REPORT: RODENT INFESTATION ON THE RISE, BROOKLYN DA CREATES NEW VIOLENT CRIMINAL BUREAU, NEW HERITAGE THEATER TURNS 50

Brooklyn DA moves to set wrongly convicted man free after 29 years in prison

A Brooklyn man who spent nearly 30 years in prison after he was wrongly convicted of murder is expected to be released Wednesday.

Nigeria Independence Day celebrated in NYC

Nigerians from across the area come together to celebration Nigerian Independence Day.

Lillian Roberts to step down from DC 37

After 60 years of service to the labor movement and having served as president of the largest public union in New York City, District Council 37 President Lillian Roberts has announced her resignation.

Stop and Diss

From a police officer caught on camera allegedly stealing money from a man, to a pregnant woman being slammed to the ground by officers and separate incidents of two young men being punched and kicked while on the ground by ...

Mayor de Blasio defends wife’s chief of staff

It seems that no matter where he turns, the Rev. Al Sharpton is besieged by reporters who, despite the current stew involving rape allegations against National Action Network attorney Sanford Rubenstein, the Rachel Noerdlinger story continues to be an issue ...

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