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Jarret Freeman—From Penn State wrestler to wannabe politico

For some New Yorkers, the mid-twenties are a time of exploration.

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Black Lives Matter NYC hosts tribute service for 2nd anniversary of Michael Brown’s death

Community members and families affected by state-sanctioned violence gathered at Riverside Church Tuesday, Aug. 9 for the two-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death.

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Sankofa Global Tinker Workshop labs to help minority youth in STEM this fall

Nurturing future scientists is a daily mission for Tracy Gray, the CEO and founder of Sankofa Global STEM Tinker Workshops.

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NY Black Expo to promote diversity in business, cultivate leading entrepreneurs

For the third consecutive year, the Black Expo will be heading to New York City Saturday, July 30, to commemorate minority businesses and entrepreneurship ventures.

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Mother of Mohamed Bah meets with Justice Department regarding NYPD killing of her son

It has been nearly three years since NYPD officers unlawfully barged into Mohamed Bah’s apartment and fatally shot him after responding to an emergency call for an ambulance.

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Man sues NYPD for violating First Amendment rights

The New York Police Department is facing a lawsuit after they violated the First Amendment rights of Ruben An, an associate for the Committee Against Anti-Asian Violence, who recorded public police activity.

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Gardener at the East New York Farmers Market heals residents with Seeds of Life Enterprises

Not all doctors wear white lab coats and have stethoscopes draped around their necks. Brooklyn gardener, Lyeta Herb, who has developed a line of natural healing tonics to cure arthritis, lower high blood pressure and detoxify the colon, commonly wears a bright colored dashiki.

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Community creates mural for Yuri Kochiyama, Malcolm X

Dozens of community builders, artists and educators started a two-week-long mural project this weekend called, “From Harlem with Love: A Mural for Yuri and Malcolm X,” to commemorate the legacies of the late civil rights activists.

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Tiffany Lovell-Effiong’s presents Miss Diaspora Africa International competition

The director of the Miss Diaspora Africa International Pageant, Tiffany Lovell-Effiong is launching the first ever U.S. African Diaspora competition this year to commemorate the “everyday woman.”

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Weeksville Heritage Center seeks financial support

The Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, the site of one of America’s first free Black communities, has made several budget cuts over the past years to continue its work of preserving the history of Weeksville.

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