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Fleet Week welcomes American heroes to city

Thousands of military personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, Navy and Marines are taking a bite of the Big Apple during the 28th Annual Fleet Week.

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Metro-Manhattan Chapter of the Links, Inc. hosts book signing for Smith and Gasby

The Metro-Manhattan Chapter of the Links, Inc. hosted a book signing party for Barbara Smith and Dan Gasby in honor of their new book “Before I Forget.” More than 150 people attended the talk and reception Wednesday, May 4.

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United Palace honors the Rev. Dr. Eula Dent Eikerenkoetter for 50 years of service

The United Palace House of Inspiration honored the Rev. Dr. Eula M. Dent Eikerenkoetter for her 50 years of stewardship, service and contributions to Reverend Ike Ministries and the greater United Palace community.

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Stevie Wonder turns 66

Music legend Stevie Wonder turns 66 and we're opening up the archives of our rare photos of his career.

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Charges against postal worker dismissed in police misconduct case

Brooklyn District Ken Thompson dismisses charges against a letter carrier whose U.S. Postal Service vehicle was left unattended following his arrest.

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ImageNation highlights banned Warner Bros. cartoons

ImageNation Cinema Foundation is hosting a night of rare animation and discussion on race centering on the 11 banned and controversial Looney Tunes and Merrie Melody cartoons.

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Apollo Theater inducting Prince into Walk of Fame at spring gala

The Apollo Theater is hosting 11th Annual Spring Gala on Monday, June 13.

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Medgar Evers hosts 2016 annual Spring Luncheon for Scholarship and Leadership

The Community Council for Medgar Evers 2016 annual Spring Luncheon for Scholarship and Leadership was held at the Medgar Evers College Science Building Atrium Cafeteria

Dysfunction persists in Nigeria, despite power shift

Despite the guiding hand of a new president and a massive bailout by the federal government last year, salaries of government workers in most of Nigeria’s 36 states have not been paid, in some cases for as long as nine months.

Rivals settling old scores Imperil Burundi

Like a train without brakes, Burundi is barreling towards a collision of ethnic and political factions, with an alarming number of fatalities already reported among Hutus and Tutsis.

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