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Invincibility in Defense: Attorney and Sports Agent Johnathon Hardaway

Johnathon P. Hardaway III is one of the country’s best attorneys and sports agents.

Rest in power—Dr. Jack Felder, activist and scientist, passes at 78

For many years, come rain or shine, Dr. Jack Felder, along with his son, Nova, had a permanent spot on 125th Street in front of Mart 125.

Donald Faison’s TV Doctors of America Campaign 

“We want to promote healthy living and choices,” comedian and actor Donald Faison told the Amsterdam News. “It is important for people to get regular check-ups with their doctors and physicians.”

Study: Public schools aren’t participating in family/community engagement

A new study conducted by Rice University suggests that “family and community engagement” were the biggest drivers of a parent’s satisfaction with their child’s school.

Gov. Cuomo announces approval of Smart Schools Investment Plans

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the approval of 88 Smart Schools Investment Plans aimed at reimagining teaching and learning for the 21st century.

Union leaders call Senate tax bill ‘robbery’

When the U.S. Senate passed their tax bill in the dead of night, it didn’t surprise anyone that labor leaders weighed in.

Courtlandt Corners workers strike in the Bronx

Workers at an affordable housing development in the Bronx went on strike after management threatened them with retaliation for organizing.

The great tax scam

Early Dec. 2, under the cover of darkness, the Republican-led Senate passed—strictly along party lines—a tax overhaul bill that could represent the greatest transfer of wealth in our history from working people and the poor to the nation’s biggest corporations ...

Can Trump obstruct justice?

Now that Michael Flynn, Trump’s very brief national security adviser, has copped a plea and promised to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller, we can only speculate on the extent of the plea, and what information Flynn is willing to ...

Nairobi welcomes delegates to major UN forum on environment

Approximately 7,000 delegates from more than 100 countries are registered for a major conference in the Kenyan capital Nairobi this week.

New Zimbabwean president must hold elections and rebuild the economy

Now that the dust has settled in Zimbabwe after the ouster of 93-year-old Robert Gabriel Mugabe by the military and with the induction of the former Vice President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa as the nation’s second president since its independence in ...

Police: Girl, 15, met killer on social-media who stabbed her 80 times

Philadelphia police reported that on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the 200 block of South 49th Street, they discovered the burnt corpse of a 15-year-old African-American girl named Sabriya McLean, who had been stabbed more than 80 times ...

Fariña kicks off computer science education week

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña has launched Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 4-10), a global effort encouraging computer science education, and she has announced New York City’s new CS4All Hack League, a citywide coding competition.

Nutritional deficiency in pregnancy: tips for mothers-to-be

It’s often said that a pregnant woman must eat for two. Although that old adage doesn’t give a mother-to-be license to overeat, it does reflect the fact that she is responsible for her baby’s nutrition.

Carbon monoxide—a gas that kills

The air that we breathe daily is made up of several life-giving gases, including oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen and carbon dioxide. When these gases react with one another, they produce substances that are essential for life on this planet.

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