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The Knicks plot their course ahead of the NBA trade deadline

The NBA trade deadline is February 6, approximately two weeks away.

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Inevitable? Maybe Kyrie Irving has gotten it twisted in Brooklyn?

The Brooklyn Nets have gottten a pass from being dogged in this city’s media the last few years, for various reasons. Maybe it’s the complexities of the Knicks situation, the Nets’ hometown rivals who play in midtown Manhattan, or all of the other trending headlines that have dominated sports news feeds.

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The Armory readies for premiere track and field events

The New Balance Track and Field Center at The Armory in Washington Heights will be the site of two of the premiere indoor track and field events on the national circuit beginning today with Dr. Sander Invitational Columbia Challenge.

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Jeter inducted into the Hall with an almost unanimous vote

Retired New York Yankees shortstop, Derek Jeter was voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday afternoon, as everyone expected.

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New era of women’s pro hoops begins

When Val Ackerman was president of the WNBA (1996–2005), she liked to use the word “iteration” to describe a new development. She would say something was the “next iteration” in the life of the league.

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Bobbitt brings her hoop skills to the community

At 5-foot-2, Harlem native Shannon Bobbitt was an unlikely basketball star, but she loved the game and believed in herself.

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Mental health remains a negative stigma in sports

The Netflix documentary “Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez,” engrossingly explores the confounding and tragic life of the former NFL star whose death at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Massachusetts in April 2017 was ruled a suicide.

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Forget the Titans for now—remember those Chiefs and Mahomes

The Kansas City Chiefs won the AFC Championship in dramatic fashion on Sunday, to advance to the Super Bowl being held in Miami in two weeks.

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NYC Health + Hospitals holds trainings to reduce racial disparities in maternal mortality

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced the successful completion of its obstetrics life support clinical simulation training to help Labor and Delivery providers master skills, reduce the rate of maternal mortality, and address avoidable and potentially fatal complications during childbirth.

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Alcohol and Old Lace

Many renowned people have made comments regarding alcoholism. One of those is John W. Gardner, American educator, who stated, “No other national health problem has been so seriously neglected as alcoholism.

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Community Calendar January 23 - January 29

Check out what's going on around the city this week!

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Egypt––the amazing adventure

Every now and again you experience something that changes you forever. A river cruise down the Nile will do just that.

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Peace Week celebrates 10th anniversary

Surrounded by dozens and dozens of violence interrupters, hospital responders, and crisis management advocates, in commemoration of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., Peace Week kicked off their 10th anniversary with a press conference on the steps of City Hall.

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Rapper Dave East goes back to Harlem for the youth

Last week rapper Dave East visited East Harlem’s High School, Urban Assembly School for Global Commerce to talk to the students about his journey to success, as well as answer their questions pertaining to his life before and after success.

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Rev. Al Sharpton and NAN host Martin Luther King Jr. Day events across the country

The Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network welcomed prominent elected officials and civil rights leaders at events all over the country

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Arthur Schomburg and the Harlem Renaissance

In recognition of the 146th born day anniversary of renowned researcher Arthur Alfonso Schomburg we take a look at his involvement in the reinvigorating Harlem Renaissance occurring during the “Roaring Twenties.”

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De Blasio and City Council begin universal after-school push

Kids need a place to be productive once school hours are over. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council hope to remedy that situation.

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Clarence Muse, a versatile artist and actor of integrity

Late one night recently, I was watching an old film and out of nowhere it seems this Black man commanded the screen.

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Other ATL moments…and food

I barely...barely…scratched the surface of the food scene in Atlanta for lack of time.

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Talking SCHOP! A great day in the A

Atlanta! What better way to cap off the decade than with an opportunity embodying my passion and my life thus far.

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