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PHOTOS: NYC celebrates LGBTQ pride

Thousands of people turned out for the Gay Pride Parade in the city.

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Jennifer Holliday headlining Macy's 4th of July Fireworks show

Grammy and Tony-Award winner Jennifer Holliday is scheduled to perform at Macy's 4th of July Fireworks celebration.

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2016 BET Awards: The winners

The 2016 "BET Awards," is set to take place at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 26 in Los Angeles. This year’s show features a tribute to late superstar Prince.

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State Senator Kevin Parker hosts tea party

Saturday, June 11, State Sen. Kevin Parker was joined by family, friends and supporters for his annual High Tea event.

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The Rev. and Mrs. Cockfield celebrate golden anniversary

June 25, 2016, from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Alfred and Linette Cockfield of Far Rockaway and Brooklyn, N.Y., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of vows and a reception titled, “Then and Now—Two Hearts One Love—50 Years of a Wonderful Love” at God’s Battalion of Prayer Church, located at 661 Linden Blvd., Brooklyn, N.Y.

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FLOOD SEASON IN GHANA, FATALITIES MOUNT

Residents of a suburb of Accra are blaming government for failing to take action and prevent flooding fatalities, which are again mounting one year after heavy rains and a gas station explosion took more than 150 lives.

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Artist with Down syndrome featured at local gallery

An exhibition of works by Haile King Rubie, a 26-year-old Harlem artist with Down syndrome, will inaugurate the Clara Francis Gallery, a new Harlem art spot, from July 27 to Aug. 17, 2016.

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Bronx unemployment drops to 6.1%

The Bronx’s unemployment rate has fallen to one of its lowest numbers ever, according to newly released statistics from the New York State Department of Labor.

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Twin NFL stars raise money for sickle cell

Saturday, June 18, 2016, NFL stars and twin brothers, Jason and Devin McCourty, are hosting their annual Tackle Sickle Cell 5K Run/Walk in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J.

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Vulcan Society presents awards

There were many celebrations at Terrace on the Park in Flushing, N.Y. June 2, 2016.

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