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Aretha Franklin fans flock to the Apollo Theater

Harlem’s Apollo Theater is serving as a memorial for the late Aretha Franklin as fans continue gathering at the famed venue to pay their respects to the Queen of Soul.

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Barack Obama gives touching words on Aretha Franklin

President Barack Obama shared words of condolences on Thursday over the passing of legend Aretha Franklin.

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Classical Theatre of Harlem appoints Carl Cofield new associate artistic director

The Classical Theatre of Harlem recently announced the appointment of Carl Cofield as associate artistic director.

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CUNY Start program excels for college-level courses

The City University of New York’s pioneering CUNY Start program is significantly more effective than standard remedial education in preparing students who arrive at CUNY needing to master basic skills before they are ready for college-level courses, according to results from an assessment of the nine-year-old program.

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Old Timers week celebrating 55 years of Brownsville

Thousands of new and old faces packed in and around Brownsville Recreation Center for the annual Brownsville Old Timers Reunion Party.

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Lincoln University launches plan aimed to advance the institution

Lincoln University has announced a new strategic plan, “Reimagining the Legacy: Learn. Liberate. Lead.”

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National Teacher of the Year winner could be Connecticut’s first Black Democrat in Congress

Jahana Hayes moved one step closer towards becoming Connecticut’s first black Democrat in Congress on Tuesday when the former National Teacher of the Year bested Mary Glassman in the state’s 5th Congressional District primary.

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Meet the 26-year-old Black woman who owns her own accredited international college

Caroline Esinam Adzogble, a 26-year old Black woman, is already a successful entrepreneur, educationist, business coach, diversity maverick, and an advocate for women and girls in technology.

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Reports: Aretha Franklin is in hospice care as celebrities visit

Aretha Franklin is in hospice care at her home, a source close to the 76-year-old singer told CNN's Don Lemon.

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Omarosa’s tapes continue to rain on Trump’s parade

Omarosa Manigault Newman went on NBC’s “Meet the Press” August 12 and spilled a lot of tea on the President and his current administration, sharing recordings and even telling host Chuck Todd that, “This is a White House where everybody lies.”

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