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Bill Greaves, noted documentarian and Harlem native, dies at 87

A native of Harlem and a prolific filmmaker, William Greaves, once remarked that he thought he would be a hurricane in documenting Black history and culture but settled for the fact that he was “only a single rain drop.”

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Anti-Sharpton police speak out

In a full-page ad in Tuesday’s New York Times, the Sergeants Benevolent Association of the NYPD published an open letter to the chairperson of the Democratic National Convention.

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Obama under par?

Was it wise for President Obama to continue his vacation with issues going on in Syria

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Free agency and Curt Flood

Amsterdam News in the Classroom

Not since Gabrielle Douglas won the all-around Olympic Gold Medal in 2012 has a Black girl captured the media like Mo’ne Davis.

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Thousands march on Staten Island for Eric Garner

“Overwhelmed” was a word repeatedly uttered by the family members of Eric Garner during the rally on Staten Island Saturday.

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Now What? The country waits for developments in Michael Brown, Ferguson case

The shots fired by Officer Darren Wilson that cut down Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., Aug. 9 are still echoing.

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Thousands march on Staten Island for Eric Garner

The National Action Network and other groups host a march in Staten Island for Eric Garner that brings out thousands.

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Author and dedicated missionary Victoria Earle Matthews

There was a time when 136th Street in Harlem was bustling with social and political activity; now the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce and the New York Urban League remain.

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Get on the Justice Caravan

Saturday, Aug. 23, civil-and human-rights activists will assemble on the other side of the Verrazano Narrow-Bridge, not the Edmund Pettus Bridge over the Alabama River, as marchers did in 1965

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Unrest continues in Ferguson in the wake of Michael Brown police shooting

Attorney General Eric Holder arrived Wednesday afternoon in Ferguson, Mo., where he met with the city’s leaders, FBI officials and local law enforcement officers and briefly stated what he’d already written earlier in an op-ed in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.



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