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Man, woman shot and killed while sitting in SUV outside Brooklyn party hall

Two people were shot and killed early Friday while they sat in an SUV outside a Brooklyn party hall, police said.

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BET Awards 2017: 6 reasons to tune in

The biggest stars in sports, film and music will descend on Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday to celebrate the accomplishments of African-American and other minority entertainers.

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Home prices are sky high, but mortgages are still cheap

The median existing home price climbed to $252,800 in May, according to the National Association of Realtors, exceeding the peak hit in June 2016 of $247,600.

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Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

President Barack Obama on Thursday spoke out against a proposed GOP Senate bill that dismantles the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

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Wyclef Jean gets political: 'Carnival III,' refugees and Trump's most powerful weapon

As the fate of President Donald Trump's travel ban hangs in the balance, Wyclef Jean is sending an empowering message to immigrants and refugees: America wouldn't be great without you.

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Bill Cosby to hold town halls to educate on sexual assault laws, publicist says

Bill Cosby will hold a series of town halls to educate young people on sexual assault, his publicists said.

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Police release more recordings from the shooting of Charleena Lyles

Infuriated after a pregnant black woman was shot and killed by police, protesters marched from the apartment building where Charleena Lyles died to downtown Seattle on Thursday night.

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Viola Davis produced series tackles racism through comedy

Viola Davis is determined to be at the forefront of change in Hollywood.

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Bill Cosby jurors give conflicting accounts of deadlock

Two jurors in Bill Cosby's assault trial offered differing accounts of their deadlocked deliberations that underscore how differently they may have viewed the case.

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Talking SCHOP! Discovering Sahadi’s

was quickly hustling my way across (…up, down?) Atlantic Avenue when I walked by a store I heard of many times. I thought, “Well, I am here, just take a quick lookie-loo,” and into Sahadi’s I went.

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Aruba: Where to stay, what to do

Can you ever go wrong with staying at a Ritz Carlton property? The answer is no, and this property is one worth checking out.

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Color news: Palettes for fall ’17 and ’18

In home furnishings ’18, colors are far-fetched! Many influences join together in various, unpredictable ways.

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Tam’s East-meets-West looks for fall ’17

When it comes to mixing East-meets-West fashions, no one does it better than New York designer Vivienne Tam.

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Jay Z follows in footsteps of Mother’s Day bail out

Rapper and entrepreneur Jay Z found inspiration from the activist organizations Southerners on New Ground and Color of Change’s successful fundraising campaign that funded the bailout of incarcerated mothers on Mother’s Day.

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DJ Khaled recognized for work in education

Last year, DJ and music executive DJ Khaled teamed up with Viacom and the Get Schooled Foundation to create a program called “Keys to Success,” in which monthly keys are offered to high school students that offer tips and advice on setting goals.

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Joey Alexander and Cecile McLorin Salvant shine at NJMH benefit concert

Pianist/composer Randy Weston, upon accepting his award at The National Jazz Museum in Harlem annual benefit concert Wednesday at Hunter College, said, “I only have two words: Joey Alexander.”

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‘All Eyez on Me’—the life of Tupac Shakur

For many in the community, the unsolved death of Tupac Shakur remains a tender spot.

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A message from Okwui Okpokwasili

A close look into Okwui Okpokwasili’s eyes at the end of a performance confirms how completely she commits to the message in her work.

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‘Power’ season premieres June 25

Being the boss in the crime world of New York City is a tricky and bloody affair.

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Letter requests exemption from hiring freeze for Rangel, Pickering and Payne fellows

Senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY5) and Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX20) sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson requesting that Rangel, Pickering and Payne fellows receive waivers from the hiring freeze so that they may fully serve in the State Department Foreign Service.

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