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Patricia Gatling says she is first choice for Brooklyn DA

Not only is Patricia L. Gatling the former deputy secretary for Civil Rights for New York State, and the former commissioner and chair of the New York City Commission on Human Rights, but she is also a lawyer from the Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf LLP firm.

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Harlem-based sisters building with cupcakes and coffee

Monica and Rosa Prado, new co-owners of the Lennox Coffee Roasters, celebrated their business venture with samplings from Anne’s Cupcakery. Lennox Coffee Roasters is located at 60 W. 129th St. Since 2011 the establishment has been well-known, in Central Harlem, for its seasonal coffee, baked goods and artsy decor.

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Joshua Walker: Helping youth succeed

Since 2014 Joshua Walker has been the founder and CEO of Avenue Music Group. The Brooklyn native started the nonprofit organization to provide entrepreneurship opportunities for high school students, to prepare them to succeed in their future careers and young adulthood.

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Margaret R. Smith celebrates 95th birthday

Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, Brooklyn’s First AME Zion Church, family and friends came out to celebrate Mother Margaret R. Smith’s 95th birthday.

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Source360 kicks off festival and conference on influence of hip-hop culture

Starting Thursday, Aug. 10, at 8 a.m., The Source magazine will be hosting its fourth annual Source360 Festival and Conference. 

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Davido brings spectacular Afrobeat performance to Manhattan

Afrobeat fans from all over the tristate area descended on Times Square Saturday night to see international superstar David Adedeji Adeleke.

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Kendrick Lamar brings DAMN Tour 2017 to Brooklyn

It could have been nothing but Maad City in Brooklyn this past weekend, but Kendrick Lamar knew exactly how to keep the crowd hyped.

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Kristan Justice: Because I Am a Queen female empowerment program

Kristan Justice is the co-founder of Because I Am a Queen and director of the Rose organization.

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'Antigone' in Brownsville

July 15, the Brooklyn Public Library Brownsville Branch will be presenting their co-produced Theater of Wars Productions’ “Antigone in Ferguson.”

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Brooklyn hosts 46th annual International African Arts Festival

From Saturday, July 1, to Tuesday, July 4, this year will mark the 46th anniversary of the African Street festival at Commodore Barry Park.

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