Dana Gethers

Dana Gethers, 20, IS a Hunter College junior set to graduate in the Spring of 2015 with a major in English Literature and minor in Media. With her heart set on pursuing a career in journalism or publishing upon obtaining her Master's degree, Dana keeps busy. She is a full-time student as well as a babysitter and tutor for a wonderful Harlem family. In addition, Dana is an avid reader, a dog-lover, a proud churchgoer, and a sister to four. She is joining the Amsterdam News staff for the Spring 2014 internship semester.

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NYPD warns Harlem Residents about Double-Parking by 125th street intersections

NYPD officers handed out fliers on April 2nd near the notorious intersection of 125th street and Lenox Ave where several deadly accidents have taken place in the past few years. The fliers warned about the dangers of double parking for drivers and pedestrians.

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HeyFranHey Hosts 'Healthy Hair' Meet-Up in Harlem

HeyFranHey.com founder Francheska Medina, hosted a ‘Hey Healthy Hair’ meet-up on March 29, answering any and every question from New Yorkers interested in a more holistic approach to taking care of their hair, skin, and bodies.

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Bronx hospital unveils new ER and lasting commitment to the community

This past Friday, the Bronx’s Lincoln Hospital, which houses New York City’s busiest single site emergency room, according to the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, unveiled newly renovated facilities.

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Brooklyn man exonerated after 24 years in prison

Brooklyn native Jonathan Fleming, 51, has been exonerated after being falsely convicted of murder in August 1989 and spending over 24 years in prison. 

NYC Human Rights Report Card grades Council Members

The Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center, UJC, has released its 6th annual New York City Council Human Rights Report Card. The report card which assigns city council members a grade of A, B or C bases marks on their legislative records for the year; bills implemented in areas pertinent to human rights are awarded points.

Spotlight on Sisters in Cinema at MoCada

New Voices in Black Cinema focused the spotlight on Black females in film for Women’s History Month.

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Barclays Center opens DBNA ‘Meditation Room’

The Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood Alliance (DBNA) Meditation Room inside Brooklyn’s Barclays Center has officially opened after recent renovations

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‘Americanah’ author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie takes Schomburg by storm

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie visited the Schomburg Library in Harlem for the first stop on her book tour

Brooklyn Parents Hold Rally for Students Bullied by School Officials

Four families have alleged that a NYC public school principal and teacher at PS 235 is bullying their students.

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NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade Controversy

The annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade may not take place this year as some of the parade’s original board members have resigned and members of the community are unsure about what this will mean for the parade set to take place on June 8.

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