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CEMOTAP observes its 30th anniversary of media activism

CEMOTAP, the Committee to Eliminate Media Offensive to African People, has special plans for its 30th anniversary celebration Saturday, April 1, 2017, at 2 p.m., when renowned constitutional attorney Gloria Browne-Marshall will keynote a program that will include paying tribute to four unsung activists: Professor James Blake, student adviser at Borough of Manhattan Community College; Sister Fredrica Bey, Newark, N.J. powerhouse activist; Pam Africa, indefatigable advocate for renowned political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal; and African centered artist, Lucian Pinckney.

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Appreciation for the Rev. Elizabeth Alston-Crouell

Saturday, March 25, 2017, Stephen Community African Methodist Episcopal Church and the Harlem community held an appreciation luncheon to honor one of their own, the Rev. Elizabeth Alston-Crouell.

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Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club History Month celebration

The Negro Business and Professional Women's Club in Harlem celebrated Women’s History Month by recognizing local young women “for their talents, self-worth and love of self.”

Chancellor Fariña kicks off Summer in the City applications

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today kicked off the application period for Summer in the City enrichment programs that offer students hands-on, STEM-oriented and college-aligned curricula, as well as educational visits to New York City cultural institutions.

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Applebee’s speaks on closure of 125th Street location

Applebee’s is the latest chain restaurant to close its doors in Harlem making it the third chain to leave the neighborhood.

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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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NYC Health + Hospitals hosts immigrant health care rights panel

NYC Health + Hospitals is hosting “Immigrant Health Care Rights” panel discussions to help educate immigrant communities and provide access to information and resources.

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Activist Leola Maddox makes her transition

Activist and educator Leola Maddox (second from left), wife of famed attorney and activist Alton Maddox, has died.

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Hazel Dukes celebrates glorious 80th birthday

All the big wigs and their friends flocked to the Upper West Side’s Society of Ethical Culture to celebrate Hazel Dukes, NAACP New York State conference president, on her 80th birthday.

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ASAP Ferg to donate painting at first A$AP Yams Commemorative Gala & Art Auction

Rapper ASAP Ferg is donating a large scale oil painting that he originally debuted during Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 to the A$AP Yams Commemorative Gala & Art Auction that will take place this weekend in New York.

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