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4 dead, several hurt in shooting at illegal gambling site in Brooklyn: authorities

Four people were killed and several others were injured when shots were fired at an illegal gambling site at a Brooklyn club Saturday morning, police said.

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Texas cop fatally shoots woman in her own home after neighbor calls for welfare check

A Black woman was fatally shot by a white Fort Worth, Texas, officer inside her home early Saturday after police were called to the residence for a welfare check, authorities said.

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease should not be self-treated

The symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease are often dismissed as “just heartburn.”

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All-star roster of dignitaries attend the Rev. Al Sharpton’s 65th birthday celebration

On Thursday, Oct. 3, at the New York Public Library, the Rev. Al Sharpton and his lifelong activism were celebrated at a star-studded celebration and “Party with a Cause.”

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‘Between the Lines’ with DJ Rakim at the Schomburg

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture held a talk with legendary hip-hop artist.

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Reel Sisters honors pioneering, cultural icon Nana Camille Yarbrough Oct. 11

On Friday, Oct. 11, at 6 p.m., Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will honor award-winning performance artist, author and cultural activist Camille Yarbrough with their distinguished Reel Sisters Hattie McDaniel Award

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First African American deputy chief promoted in the FDNY in 30 years

Fire Rescue Chief Malcom Moore was promoted to deputy chief of the FDNY. This marked a very important day in FDNY history.

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Harlem nursing home donates school supplies to 100 Harlem elementary students

One-hundred students at P.S. 154, The Harriet Tubman Learning Center, received new backpacks brimming with school supplies from The Allure Group’s Harlem Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (The Harlem Center) on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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Harlem Fine Arts Show, ‘Harlem Renaissance to Jamaica Renaissance’

The Harlem Fine Arts Show, “Harlem Renaissance to Jamaica Renaissance” celebrating art from the African diaspora, made a tour stop in Jamaica, N.Y.

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Report highlights formerly incarcerated individuals denied the right to vote

The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice recently released a report highlighting more than 30 people being denied the right to vote due to criminal convictions.

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