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Diego Maradona dead at 60

According to his agent Matias Morla, Diego Maradona died of a heart attack confirming the news to EFE, a Spanish international news agency, first reported.

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Maya Wiley eyes City Hall & family legacy

During her one-on-one with the AmNews, Maya Wiley mapped out even more of her agenda while giving the five boroughs a peak into her bona fides.

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ACLU files suit against meatpacking plant over COVID-19 conditions

Three meatpacking plant workers in Nebraska filed a federal lawsuit this week calling out their employer for working under horrid conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NYC renames parks in honor of Black Solidarity Day

The New York City Parks Department celebrated the 51st anniversary of Black Solidarity Day in style.

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Local elections bring some surprises, but not many

Races for state seats and congressional seats edged on the side of the Republican Party.

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Gun sales increase among Black Americans—is 2020 to blame?

It’s a Second Amendment right to bear arms and Black Americans are exercising that right in 2020.

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CSS hosts human rights conference

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many plans for 2020, but it won’t stop the Community Service Society from serving the people.

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Provocative public art installation revealed on AmNews building

A progressive advocacy organization and the oldest Black-owned newspaper business in the country have announced the completion of a new art installation.

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New York continues to count ‘heroes’ with courts hovering

New York City and New York State officials continued their Census push among a cloud of uncertainty in the courts.

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HCCS teachers avoid strike after inspection clears building

Hunter College Campus Schools (HCCS) teachers are ready to go back to school.

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