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PODCAST: State Assemblyman Charles Barron discusses the Chanel Lewis sentencing

Hear State Assemblyman Charles Barron discuss Chanel Lewis' sentencing and the next steps on this week's episode of our podcast

BK church addresses health-care disparity in community

Health is everything. Knowledge is power. And it all starts with equal access for all.

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Former Vice President Biden launches 2020 presidential campaign

Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday

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Sharpton to speak at HBCU commencement ceremonies

The Rev. Al Sharpton announced his spring speaking schedule this week, which will include commencement addresses at Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Tennessee, South Carolina and Virginia.

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Canarsie hosts the My Time Inc. Horace Morancie Model Cities award ceremony

The Bayview Community Center in Canarsie, Brooklyn was the setting on Sunday, April 7, 2019, for the My Time Inc. award ceremony.

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Greater New York Chapter of The Links holds Diamonds and Pearls Gala

The Greater New York Chapter of The Links celebrated its 70th anniversary with a sparkling gala fundraiser on an equally sparkling evening at the iconic 583 Park Avenue.

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Magnolia Tree Earth Center appoints Marlon Rice as executive director

Magnolia Tree Earth Center, Bedford-Stuyvesant’s acclaimed urban ecology nonprofit, celebrates April’s Earth Month with the appointment of Marlon Rice as executive director

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Late Brooklyn DA Kenneth Thompson honored by NYUL at Frederick Douglass Awards

Late Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson is among this year’s honorees at the New York Urban League’s 54th annual Frederick Douglass Awards.

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Bill Cosby renews attacks on trial judge as he seeks bail

Imprisoned actor Bill Cosby is renewing attacks on a Pennsylvania trial judge as he seeks bail while he appeals his sex-assault conviction.

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NY, NJ residents will need REAL ID, enhanced ID to board domestic flights starting 2020

New York and New Jersey residents are going to need an enhanced driver’s license or REAL ID if they want to board domestic flights.

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