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Bishop Eddie Long dead at 63

Multiple reports indicate that Bishop Eddie Long has died.

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Mott Hall High School hosts MLK discussion

Mott Hall High School in Harlem is hosting the event, “A Conversation with Men to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday to Motivate Today’s Scholars to Create Tomorrow’s Leaders.”

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Local Black business leaders help donate 25,000 tickets for students to see 'Hidden Figures'

New York City African-American business leaders, in partnership with 20th Century Fox, Google, Facebook, Infor and AT&T, have launched an initiative to offer free admission to the critically-acclaimed feature, Hidden Figures, for over 25,000 students in New York.

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Black Hollywood takes center stage at Golden Globes

In the wake of continued allegations of discrimination and racism in Hollywood, several Black films and entertainers took home awards at Sunday's Golden Globes.

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Corrections officers sentenced to probation for covering up beating of inmate

Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a New York City Department of Correction captain and two officers have been sentenced to five years’ probation for covering up an assault on an inmate in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

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NYS HBCU Initiative 'Intro to HBCUs' event in Yonkers

The New York State HBCU Initiative is presenting its third annual Intro to HBCU event Friday, Jan. 6, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Yonkers Riverfront Library, located at 1 Larkin Center.

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Talladega College band will perform at inauguration, school's president says

The marching band of a small historically black college in Alabama will participate in the 58th Presidential Inaugural Parade, the school's president announced Thursday.

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Top 10 stories of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close and a new year starts, we’d like to share the top stories that mattered to you. Here is a list of the 10 most read stories on our website of the year based on numbers from our online traffic.

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Harlem community board awards grants to minority med students

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, in conjunction with the TouroCOM-Harlem Community Advisory Board, has awarded the first round of grants from its newly established Fund for Underrepresented Minority Students

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WLNY-TV to air annual Yule Log and Christmas Eve midnight mass

WLNY-TV (Channels 10/55) will continue a holiday tradition by rekindling its Yule Log on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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