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U.S. Sen Cory Booker introduces legislation to fight national poverty

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker recently introduced a new bicameral bill that will expand the 10-20-30 anti-poverty formula to a significantly larger group of federal accounts to ensure more funds are targeted to persistent poverty communities without raising taxes or adding to the deficit.

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Brown Eyez realize: P.J. Fleury

Pojanee “P.J.” Fleury is the owner of Brown Eyez Company, a Harlem-based multimedia company she founded in 2007 to promote healthy, positive lifestyles to mainstream audiences.

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NYC Charter School Center Announces Common Online Application

The New York City Charter School Center recently announced the official launch of the Common Online Charter School Application for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Bed-Stuy School Selected to Participate in Mental Health Education Project

Whitelaw Reid Educational Campus, located in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, is participating in the first phase of a new mental health program by the New York State Education Department and the State Office of Mental Health.

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Brotherhood/Sister Sol demolishes brownstone to make way for new building

The youth of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol in Harlem are taking the first swing of the sledgehammer Friday to begin the first phase of the organization’s new building.

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Horizon Juvenile Center missing the mark

At first glance, the Horizon Juvenile Center looks like it could be a brand-new charter school in the South Bronx—new facade, up-to-date classrooms and pristine window frame.

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Paterson police officers under fire for brutal arrest of unarmed deaf Black man

Shocking viral video of police aggressively detaining a deaf Black man in Paterson, N.J., is now under investigation.

Malcolm Bernard HBCU Fair touring New Jersey

The Malcolm Bernard Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week is holding fairs in New Jersey Nov. 11-16 at five locations.

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Weekly protest in Newark honors Colin Kaepernick

Social justice organization the People’s Organization for Progress honored Colin Kaepernick during their weekly Justice Monday rally against police brutality in Newark.

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Malcolm Bernard HBCU Fair touring New Jersey

The Malcolm Bernard Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week is holding fairs in New Jersey Nov. 11-16 at five locations.

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