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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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Ali Forney Center counselor provides relief for LGBT youth affected by Orlando attack

Some homeless LGBT youth will return to sleeping on a park bench or in a subway car this evening.

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Pro-boxer Titus ‘God Gifted’ Williams inspired by Ali to keep fighting

Before a boxing match pro-fighter Titus “God Gifted” Williams of the Freeport Boxing Club in Long Island, N.Y., cues up motivational speakers like Eric Thomas and Les Brown on his iPhone playlist.

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Cops say no evidence of racial bias for Staten Island teen chased to death

The mother of the Staten Island teen who was chased to death by a crew of white and Hispanic teenagers is urging police officers to hold the group accountable for the attack.

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Brian Figeroux—the people’s champion

Growing up on the Caribbean island of Trinidad has its perks.

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Brian Figeroux—The people’s champion

In the 1980s, Brian Figeroux moved to New York and later started the law firm, Brian and Associates, which concentrates on criminal defense, family and defense law, police misconduct issues and U.S. immigration law.

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Activists march for Akai Gurley and slam DA Ken Thompson

Droves of activists rallied across Brooklyn for police-slain resident Akai Gurley Saturday, May 28.

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No unrest after latest Freddie Gray verdict

According to J.C. Faulk, a Baltimore activist and founder of An End to Ignorance, a group that combats systemic racism, the neighborhoods were “eerily quiet.”

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Malcolm X would have celebrated his 91st birthday Thursday, May 19

At the Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, there was birthday cake. Droves of activists gathered at his grave site in Westchester County. Hundreds of residents took to the streets of Harlem to march.

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