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Reparations rally taking place at African Burial Ground

Assemblyman Charles Barron and City Council Member Inez Barron are hosting a reparations rally and press conference at the African Burial Ground (290 Broadway at Duane Street) at 12 p.m. on Thursday, July 12.

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Franklin Ave. and President St. subway stations in Brooklyn renamed in honor of Medgar Evers College

The Franklin Ave. and President St. Stations in Brooklyn are being formally renamed after Medgar Evers College.

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Dr. Herbert Louis Thornhill makes his transition

Dr. Thornhill continued his post-graduate education at Howard University School of Medicine, graduating in 1955.

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Suru Afariogun––Middle School Class of 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic means that the Class of 2020 holds a very special place worldwide, be it grade school or higher education.

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NYC Health + Hospitals opens COVID-19 antibody testing to all New Yorkers

NYC Health + Hospitals recently announced expanded, walk-in antibody testing for all New Yorkers.

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MTA to start collecting bus fares again in August

The MTA will be reopening their fare boxes on buses again in August.

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Millions in NYPD funding moving to NYCHA as part of new budget

Millions in funding will be shifted from the NYPD and to the New York City Housing Authority, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.

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Mayor de Blasio seeks $1 billion NYPD cut amid City Hall protest

Mayor Bill de Blasio said he's proposing slashing the New York City police budget by $1 billion.

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NYC indoor dining guidelines under reevaluation

Indoor dining may not happen as New York City approaches Phase 3 in reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday.

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Board of Corrections and city announce working group to solitary confinement

New York City jails have been ordered to stop the use of punitive segregation for people with underlying medical conditions, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Board of Correction Chair Jennifer Jones Austin announced Monday.

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