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The hidden costs of segregation

It's pretty well established that racial segregation limits access to jobs, education, public services and other resources for people in high-poverty neighborhoods.

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REPORT: Central Park Five push for law to prevent wrongful convictions, but time’s running out

Their case is still one of the most explosive in New York City history, and now the Central Park Five are calling on the state of New York to adopt reforms which they say will help to prevent wrongful convictions like theirs.

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Arrest made in Bronx stairwell shooting death of 21-year-old aspiring model

An arrest has been made in the death of a 21-year-old aspiring model who was shot and killed in a Bronx public housing stairwell Monday night, according to the NYPD.

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Maxine Waters in her signature style: 'I cannot be intimidated'

That was Rep. Maxine Waters' response, fired back after Fox News host Bill O'Reilly mocked her hair Tuesday.

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VIDEO: Ramarley Graham's mother outlines her demands for justice

Ramarley Graham's mother, Constance Malcolm continues her quest for justice after the NYPD officer who unjustly killed her son resigns before being fired.

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HBCU alumni, students to rally on Capitol Hill

Concerned alumni, students and friends of Historically Black Colleges and Universities are set to gather on Capitol Hill on April 27 for a National Day of Action to increase support for black institutions of higher learning.

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Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' cast poses for photo, stoking fans' reunion hopes

Now this is a story all about how the stars of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" thrilled fans with a single photo.

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Michigan to pay nearly $100 million in Flint lawsuit settlement

The state of Michigan will set aside $97 million for lead or galvanized steel water lines to be replaced in the City of Flint, according to a settlement filed Monday in US District Court.

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Rep. Shelia Jackson to Black press: Trump has endangered America

On a day that honored a stalwart of the Black Press and saw a liaison of the Trump Administration walk out on a breakfast with members of the Black Press, it was the words of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) in a university library that rang the loudest.

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Man charged with murder as terrorism in deadly NYC stabbing

A 28-year-old man who said he came to New York to kill black people faces terrorism- and hate crime-related murder charges in the fatal stabbing death of Timothy Caughman, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. announced Monday.

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Resignation of accused NYPD officer is 'slap in face,' mother says

The decision to allow a New York City police officer who killed an unarmed teenager to resign of his own accord was a "slap in the face" to the teen's mother, she said on Monday.

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NYPD cop who killed unarmed teen quits before he's fired

A New York police officer who fatally shot unarmed teen Ramarley Graham during a 2012 chase, resigned Sunday after an internal disciplinary trial on Friday.

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House Republicans pull health care bill

House Speaker Paul Ryan sensationally pulled his Obamacare repeal bill from the floor on Friday, a day after President Donald Trump had threatened to walk away from health care reform if he didn't get a vote.

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From 68 to here—Madison Square Garden hosts Sweet 16

If you bet the top ranked Villanova Wildcats, the defending NCAA Men’s Champions, to be the first No. 1 seed eliminated from this season’s tournament, you were correct.

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NCAA Tournament reignites the pay for play flame

Last October, two weeks before the first game of his senior season as a forward for the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team, then 21-year-old Nigel Hayes carried a sign on the school’s campus as students and other revelers were partaking in the festive atmosphere before kickoff of the football team’s game against Ohio State.

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New York loses a treasure in Dr. Norbert Sander

The passing of Dr. Norbert Sander last week is the loss of a true New York treasure.

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London attack: Khalid Masood named as perpetrator

Police investigating the deadliest terror attack to hit the UK in 12 years named the perpetrator Thursday as a 52-year-old British man, Khalid Masood.

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It’s a simple solution for now—Rest players at home

Friday’s game between the Boston Celtics and the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center not only pissed off some NBA fans but also pissed off several of the media members who had specifically come to see Celtics’ guard Isaiah Thomas play.

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Knicks toil toward a reconstructive offseason

Under ideal conditions, the Knicks’ current four-game, four-state, six-day road trip, which began with a 114-105 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers Monday evening and continued last night (Wednesday) versus the Utah Jazz, would be one in which they were jostling with two or three other teams for a more favorable playoff position.

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St. John’s only NY/NJ D-I team still in action

Postseason isn’t the prettiest of pictures for Division I women’s basketball teams from New York and New Jersey. Not a single team qualified for the NCAA Tournament.

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