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Black dollars matter this Friday

Activists across the country are scheduling a mass economic boycott of the capitalistic-driven splurging which occurs each year following “mis-givings” day.

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Seven shot, one fatally, at Brooklyn Sweet 16 celebration

The mood at a Sweet 16 party in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn Sunday night went from being a joyous occasion to one of blood-soaked anguish and pain after gunmen opened fire, striking seven people, one of them, a 20-year-old woman, mortally.

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State attempts to reincarcerate Jalil Muntaqim

On Oct. 30, former political prisoner-of-war Jalil Muntaqim, 69, had a warrant issued for his arrest by Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Dooley’s office for allegedly committing voter fraud.

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Renowned boxing trainer Tumbler Davis utilizing the sweet science to teach life skills

Native Harlemite and renowned boxing trainer Tumbler Davis has been a prominent staple in the local community for several decades, helping provide well-needed discipline and guidance for many area youths.

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BLA’s Jalil Muntaqim is home after 49 years

After being incarcerated half-a-century political prisoner-of-war, Jalil Abdul Muntaqim-68 (s/n Anthony Bottom) experienced physical freedom Oct. 7

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NBPP’s Hashim Akhenaten Nzinga joins the ancestors

The grassroots community was deeply saddened upon learning that another one of its mighty warriors has departed from among them as word spread that Brother Hashim Nzinga-58, the National Chairman of the New Black Panther Party for Self Defense (NBPP), has joined the ancestral realm.

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs opens Capital Preparatory Bronx School

Continuing the trend they initiated four years earlier, native Harlemite and music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs, along with noted educator Steve Perry, opened the third campus to their Capital Preparatory Charter school on Tuesday, Sept. 8 in the Bronx’s Co-Op City.

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MOVE’s Delbert Africa transitions

The grassroots community was deeply saddened upon learning that the minister of defense for the Philadelphia-based, back to nature MOVE Organization, Delbert Africa, 73, joined the ancestors this past Monday night, July 6.

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Honoring the valiant legacy of Patrice Lumumba

In commemoration of African nationalist Patrice Émery Lumumba’s 95th bornday, July 2, and the 70th anniversary of the Congo’s emancipation from European colonization, June 30, we reflect on their legacies.

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Ramsey Orta, who recorded Eric Garner’s police murder, released from prison

After serving a majority of his four-year sentence, Ramsey Orta was released early from prison on May 28th, amid the COVID-19 crisis.

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