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Anthony Rajkumar named executive director of HHC Metropolitan Hospital Center

New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation President and CEO Ram Raju M.D. announced that Anthony Rajkumar has been appointed executive director of HHC Metropolitan Hospital Center.

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City College Center for the Arts presents ‘On Kentucky Avenue’

This week, the City College Center for the Arts and Byron and Sylvia Lewis present the newly created work “On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City’s Historic Club Harlem.”

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An early morning fire swept through the Kusasalethu Gold Mine, southwest of Johannesburg, trapping close to 500 workers on a Sunday shift.

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After twin suicide bombings at a popular Mogadishu hotel last week that killed 25 and wounded 40, news reporters were seen swarming through the city, spotlighting the victims, the bombers, the motives and the official response.

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Berkeley College Hudson Valley named Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champs

For the seventh time in 10 seasons, the Berkeley College men’s basketball team has won the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship, defeating the defending champion Bears of St. Joseph’s College by a score of 91-82 Sunday, Feb. 22.

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Jah-Leah Ellis named Valley Collegiate Player of the Year

The Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced their women’s basketball end-of-season awards.

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Raheem DeVaughn tops Billboard R&B chart

Three time Grammy Award nominated recording artist Raheem DeVaughn's new album, Love, Sex and Passion, debuted this week at No. 1 on Billboard's R&B Albums Chart.

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DOJ not charging George Zimmerman for Trayvon Martin killing

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is not charging George Zimmerman for 2012 fatal shooting of 17-year-old, Black unarmed Trayvon Martin.

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Maya Angelou to be honored with Forever Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service is honoring the late Maya Angelou with a Forever Stamp.

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Legends shine at the BET HONORS

BET Networks returns with the eighth annual “The BET HONORS” to pay tribute to the contributions of legendary African Americans in the areas of education, theater, business and technology, music and innovation.

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