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Garner family wants statewide chokehold ban after Pantaleo firing

“Commissioner O’Neill, I thank you for doing the right thing.”

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Daniel Pantaleo fired from the NYPD for Eric Garner killing

NYPD Commissioner James O’Neil fired former NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the 2014 police death of Eric Garner.

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Historians retrace first Africans in America

Four hundred years ago on Aug. 20, 1619, the English warship White Lion docked at Port Comfort (now Fort Monroe), Virginia.

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Meet the 11-Year Old Genius Who Just Started High School

Dionn Megginson, an 11-year old girl from Texas, is making her way to excellence. At such an early age, she has just recently started classes as a 9th grader in high school.

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John Coltrane's 'Blue World' album set for release

John Coltrane and his classic quartet still have unissued music to offer 21st-century listeners.

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Sixth annual SOURCE360 Conference and Festival taking place in Brooklyn and Harlem

The sixth annual SOURCE360 Conference and Festival is set for Aug. 15-18 with events happening in two locations in the city.

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Federal judge set to rule on next steps in Newark water crisis

Newark residents are pushing for more bottled water amid the city's lead crisis

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School admissions changes will make it easier for parents, students: officials

The middle school and high school admissions process for students in New York City is about to get a lot easier, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Richard Carranza, the head of the city's school system.

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Gov. Cuomo proposes law to redefine domestic terrorism motivated by hate

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a first-in-nation domestic terrorism law that would include mass violence motivated by hate.

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Vegan vibes in BK

Black VegFest 2019 recently took place in Brooklyn at the historic Weeksville Heritage Center.

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