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Leaders say ‘no’ to new youth prison in Newark

Newark leaders are speaking out against the state’s plans to build a youth development center in the Brick City.

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Black Columbia University student alleges racial profiling by campus security

Columbia University senior Alexander McNab was thrust into the spotlight this week after video of campus security guards pinning him down at Barnard College surfaced and went viral.

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Sade Lythcott—Continuing the legacy at the National Black Theatre

Sade Lythcott is the daughter of Dr. Barbara Ann Teer, founder of the nonprofit, community-based National Black Theatre in Harlem.

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Pan-Hellenic Council joining with Got to Stop against human trafficking

Got To Stop has partnered with The National Pan-Hellenic Council of New York City to lead a community call to action, “Got to Stop Trafficking Walk!” on Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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College bound and ready: Justin Hayes

Honor student Justin Hayes of Harlem is feeling pretty good after his acceptance to 27 colleges and receiving $1 million in scholarships.

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Tax Day 101: Say no to RALs and RACs

With Tax Day (Monday, April 15) just weeks away the Department of Consumer Affairs is encouraging New Yorkers who earned $66,000 or less in 2018 to file for free using NYC Free Tax Prep available at more than 150 sites citywide or online.

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Self-image, career goals focus at Disney Dreamers Academy

Teens learned about the value of self-image along with showcasing what they’ve learned on the third day of the Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine at Walt Disney World on Saturday.

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Security stepped up at local mosques after massacre in New Zealand

Fears continue to linger in the city’s Islamic community after last week’s deadly massacre at a mosque in Christchurch, NZ.

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NYCHA $LASH: Activist meeting with Trump yields no dividends

Frederick Douglass Houses Tenant Association President Carmen Quiñones met with President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in February.

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Nina Shaw: From Harlem to Hollywood

Harlem and Bronx native Nina Shaw is one of Hollywood’s top entertainment attorneys.

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