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Black professor who defended Black Lives Matter suing college that fired her

Black professor who defended Black Lives Matter suing college that fired her

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Gregory Smiley on path to shaping the future

Gregory O. Smiley is making history: he is the first Black campaign manager for a New York State senator and the first for a sitting U.S. senator.

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Newark Mayor Ras Baraka delivers State of the City address

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka delivers State of the City address

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Austin serial bomber kills himself

America is now adding the name Mark Anthony Conditt to the list of the most heinous criminals in U.S. history.

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NYCHA tenant leaders asks: Where’s the money?

As Gov. Andrew Cuomo makes major announcements that he is proposing $550 million in funding for the New York City Housing Authority in the state budget, tenants continue to suffer.

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National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Bergen/Passaic chapter hosting ‘Adopt a School’ symposium

The Education Committee of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Bergen/Passaic Chapter is hosting an “Adopt a School” afternoon symposium at Teaneck High School Saturday, March 17, from noon to 4 p.m.

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National Park Service awards $550,000 in federal grants to support African-American history

The National Park Service has awarded more than $500,000 to the City of Paterson through the African-American Civil Rights Grant Program.

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Bombs targeting Black residents terrorize Austin

A string of bombs going off in Austin, Texas, has law enforcement pointing to possible hate crimes as police continue to look for suspects.

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Students leave with life lessons and new perspective at Disney Dreamers Academy

Teens bid an emotional farewell at the commencement ceremony on the final day of the Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine at Walt Disney World on Sunday.

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Black-owned children’s store becoming Bronx hot spot

Betti Mclish is the owner of Betti’s Children’s Store, a Black-owned shop in the Bronx. The Harlem native has operated the store in the Williamsbridge neighborhood since 2016.

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