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Applications open for the 2019 Disney Dreamers Academy

High school students around the country can now apply at DisneyDreamersAcademy.com to be among 100 selected to participate in the 2019 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE, the educational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort.

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College enrollment increases for Newark high school graduates

A report released by the Newark City of Learning Collaborative says more Brick City high school students are going to college.

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New Jersey teachers attend mandatory Black history workshop

Several New Jersey teachers recently wrapped up a mandatory workshop to teach Black history in public schools in the Garden State.

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Chicago 911: One weekend. 72 shot. 13 dead.

A weekend of violence in Chicago left 72 people shot and 13 dead, according to reports.

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Council Member Andy King and Community Leaders Head to St. Thomas

Bronx City Council Member Andy King flew to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands this week to assist in efforts to rebuild areas that were destroyed by Hurricanes Irma and Maria last year.

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Volunteers filling backpacks for students living in shelters

This week, Operation Backpack is sorting backpacks filled with school supplies at their warehouse.

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Golden Krust Celebrates National Jamaican Patty Day

Foodies turned out last weekend to celebrate National Jamaican Patty Day at Golden Krust chain Caribbean restaurant in the Bronx.

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Toy Story Land at Disney World is this summer’s hottest attraction

Those planning a trip to Walt Disney World this summer are in for a treat that will take them to “Infinity and Beyond!”

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Remains of NJ Tuskegee Airman reunited with family

A more than 74-year-old mystery is now solved as the remains of a Tuskegee Airman were found and reunited with his family in East Orange, N.J.

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Outrage continues over police shooting of unarmed Black man in Vineland

Rashaun Washington is the third unarmed Black man fatally shot by officers from the Vineland Police Department since 2016, and residents are saying enough is enough.

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