Olayemi Odesanya

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Change the code: dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline

In an effort to engage the Harlem community in the public hearings on the 2014 New York City School Discipline Code, there will be a meeting at First Corinthians Baptist Church

James Allen steps down from ARC after 56 years

The Addicts Rehabilitation Center (ARC) has announced the retirement of James Allen as executive director after over 50 years of commitment and sincere servitude with the organization and the New York City community.

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Bedford Academy High School students speak on love for Dr. Martin Luther King

In celebration of Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 20, people around the world honor the civil rights leader and remember the great impact he had.

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‘Mother Africa’ embraces all your senses

This month, a new play debuted on 42nd Street called “Mother Africa.”

Literacy Across Harlem Holiday Book Drive opens for the season

Total Equity Now holds the annual Literacy Across Harlem Holiday Book Drive

Work Now Employment Program creates Film industry ready Production Assistants

The Harlem Commonwealth Council Inc announces a Harlem-based six-week course dedicated to developing film industry-ready production assistants.

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Kidney Foundation walkers cross the Brooklyn Bridge

Several hundred people gathered at Foley Square on Sunday morning for the annual Kidney Foundation Walk

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‘Fortune Girls’ need your help

Clarke-Ruiz wanted to start an animated short called “Fortune Girls”

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NYPD search for Avonte Oquendo taken over by volunteers

Nearly three weeks have passed since the disappearance of autistic 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo, and the search for the missing teen has not let up, even as the NYPD lightens up on its efforts.

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