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No David Clarke promotion after deaths in Milwaukee

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke went on conservative talk radio Wednesday—in advance of any announcement from the Trump administration—to announce that he will be accepting a position as assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Partnership and Engagement. 

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President Trump is true agent of hope and change in the Middle East

A new day has dawned in the Middle East. On the heels of Donald Trump’s first visit to Israel as president of the United States, it is evident that the game has changed. America is right back where it belongs—at Israel’s side.

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End the killing of Black children by police

The time is now for America’s legislative body at the state and local levels to bring a full stop to the endless harassment and killing of Black children at the hands of the men and women in law enforcement sworn to protect and serve them.

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Democracy on fire with President Trump striking the match

Democracy is being challenged in America, and it appears the rule of law does not apply to President Trump and his administration.

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Introducing Christopher Johnson’s ‘100:1 Crack Legacy’

It could be effectively argued that visuals destroyed the process of visualization. This theory, once applied closely to the arts, as video popularity sometimes supplanted that of the song it was to support, has trickled into everyday life.

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Northside Center for Child Development holds gala

May 8, 2017, the Northside Center for Child Development, a local nonprofit based in Harlem that has provided early childhood education, behavioral health and enrichment services to low-income New York City children and their families for more than 70 years, held their annual gala at the Pierre Hotel in New York City.

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Metropolitan Black Bar Association hosts annual gala

The Metropolitan Black Bar Association hosted its annual gala Friday at Pier 60.

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The Cosmopolitan Review: May 25 - May 31

Here we are, in the merry merry month of May. This month is the time we celebrate our mothers, May graduates and all of those who have served and died for our country as members of the military. Memorial Day is also a good time to recognize the cost of war.

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Council Member Andy King launches Constituents Service Night

Bronx Council Member Andy King and his staff are hosting Constituent Services Night every other week in different NYCHA housing developments in the 12th Council District.

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The Brooklyn Center opens new site

The Brooklyn Hospital Center hosted a community open house May 24 to celebrate its new state-of-the-art ambulatory facility.

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Bronx Week closes with parade and walk of fame ceremony

The grand finale of Bronx Week 2017 took place Sunday with the annual induction ceremony and Bronx Week Parade.

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African Liberation Day focusing on Trump impact on Black community

The December 12th Movement is hosting African Liberation Day Friday, May 26, at 6:30 p.m. at Sistas’ Place.

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Bill Cosby jury selected

A jury was selected Wednesday for comedian Bill Cosby's June 5 trial.

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Speaker Ryan holds the line

If the Senate is poised to reject President Trump’s American Health Care Act that narrowly passed in the House by four votes, they should feel equally resistant to his budget proposal, with its severe cuts planned for the nation’s poor.

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DanceAfrica to celebrate 40th anniversary, Chuck Davis’ life and legacy

The deep, resonant sound of African drums and the rhythmic pounding of some 50 dancers’ feet make the floor and walls of the Brooklyn Academy of Music fourth floor rehearsal studio reverberate.

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Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #17

In his speech last Sunday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, President Trump, after saying he was not there to lecture the leaders of more than 50 Muslim countries, did just that.

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NYCLU report: NYPD racially profiling kids in public schools

A report released by the New York Civil Liberties Union May 8 reveals that the NYPD in city schools are handcuffing Black and Hispanic students disproportionately to their Caucasian counterparts.

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Introducing State Sen. Brian Benjamin

Brian Benjamin is Harlem’s newest politician, winning by a landslide in the special election Tuesday to replace the seat vacated by District 30 State Sen. Bill Perkins, who was elected to the City Council.

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Anti-racists call for unity in response to horrific attack

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has imposed a five-tier threat level and announced that yet another attack is likely.

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Fleet Week welcomes American heroes to city

Thousands of military personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, Navy and Marines are taking a bite of the Big Apple during the 29th Annual Fleet Week.

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