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Time for the mayor to lead on Culturally Responsive Education

It’s been nearly two weeks since the Daily News broke the story about the white teacher in the Bronx who, in a lesson on slavery and the Middle Passage, made Black students in several classes lie face down on the floor and stepped on a female student while asking, “See how it feels to be a slave?”

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Do you know the Black CEOs of these well-known companies?

50 years ago, it was unthinkable for an African American to be the CEO of a major Fortune 500 company. But nowadays, thanks to several diversity initiatives, there are quite a few Black CEOs that run major, well-known companies.

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British art gallery finds home for new branch in Harlem

Harlem is 4,000 miles away and five hours behind Bristol, England, but for Richard Scarry and his partners, Chippy Coates and Celine Gauld, who just opened up FACTION Art Projects on Frederick Douglass Boulevard, they feel much closer.

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Idris Elba engaged

Flo Anthony has the latest celebrity news.

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Washington Women in Jazz celebrates women artists in March

If you’re looking for a great jazz festival right in your back door, the Washington Women in Jazz Festival will take place all over the Washington, D.C. area from March 10 to March 18.

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BroadwayCon 2018: Curtain up on fabulous!

BroadwayCon 2018 was a total blast at the Jacob Javits Center Jan. 26 to Jan. 28.

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An interview with Douriean, Wakanda’s metalsmith

“Black Panther” costume designer Ruth E. Carter found Douriean. As the costume designer on the groundbreaking “Black Panther” movie, directed by Ryan Coogler, Carter’s already legendary status might reach another level altogether.

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Queen Latifah and Anita Hill serving as commencement speakers at Rutgers University

Queen Latifah and Anita Hill are serving as the commencement speakers for Rutgers University.

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N.J. police officer accused of exposing himself to Black children found not guilty

A Penns Grove, N.J., police officer accused of exposing himself to two Black children at a restaurant last year was found not guilty by a judge.

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Locally and nationally, immigrants are being shoved aside

Politicians from both sides claimed bipartisanship after passing a spending bill, but immigrants are wondering who’s looking out for them.

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Trump’s budget a harbinger of ‘spiritual death’

On its surface Trump’s second budget proposal released Monday bolsters military spending while it will leave Medicare, Medicaid and food stamps in tatters.

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former Liberian president, wins coveted leadership

Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has captured the Ibrahim Prize for distinguished African leadership. She is the fifth recipient of the prize since it was first presented in 2007.

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Colombia’s peace process witnesses another death: Temístocles Machado

Temístocles Machado, a popular community activist in Buenaventura, Colombia, was murdered Jan. 27.

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Prepping for the ‘Black Panther’ party

“Got my Black Panther tickets! Can’t wait! Loved the trailer. So, you know comics. What’s it actually about?”

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“Black Panther” stars and creators reflect on its arrival

Fans, who bought a record-setting number of advance tickets, weren’t the only ones anticipating the Feb. 16 opening of “Black Panther,” Marvel’s historic first Black superhero film.

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Rob Porter working for Trump without a security clearance

Vetting staff is not important to Trump because he only cares about their loyalty to him.

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An evening of Otis

Harlem’s Apollo Theater recently hosted a celebration of Otis Redding.

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Locally and nationally, immigrants are being shoved aside

Politicians from both sides claimed bipartisanship after passing a spending bill, but immigrants are wondering who’s looking out for them.

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Advocates demand Labor Department allow workers to keep their tips

A new proposal by President Donald Trump’s administration would allow employers to have access to their workers’ pooled tips.

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Celebrating Black History Month

There were good “vibes” all-around at the Con Edison-Town Hall Black History Month celebration at The Town Hall on Broadway (123 W. 43rd St.) Feb. 5 and Feb. 6 with performances by Grammy-nominated vibraphonist Stefon Harris.

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