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MTV VMAs to feature Aretha Franklin tribute

MTV plans on honoring Aretha Franklin at the Video Music Awards.

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Rev. Al Sharpton speaks on Aretha Franklin

Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton shared words about the passing of Aretha Franklin in a statement released Saturday.

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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

Kofi Annan, one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first Black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80.

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Funeral arrangements announced for Aretha Franklin

Funeral arrangements are set for the late Aretha Franklin.

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Aretha Franklin fans flock to the Apollo Theater

Harlem’s Apollo Theater is serving as a memorial for the late Aretha Franklin as fans continue gathering at the famed venue to pay their respects to the Queen of Soul.

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Barack Obama gives touching words on Aretha Franklin

President Barack Obama shared words of condolences on Thursday over the passing of legend Aretha Franklin.

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Classical Theatre of Harlem appoints Carl Cofield new associate artistic director

The Classical Theatre of Harlem recently announced the appointment of Carl Cofield as associate artistic director.

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CUNY Start program excels for college-level courses

The City University of New York’s pioneering CUNY Start program is significantly more effective than standard remedial education in preparing students who arrive at CUNY needing to master basic skills before they are ready for college-level courses, according to results from an assessment of the nine-year-old program.

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Old Timers week celebrating 55 years of Brownsville

Thousands of new and old faces packed in and around Brownsville Recreation Center for the annual Brownsville Old Timers Reunion Party.

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Lincoln University launches plan aimed to advance the institution

Lincoln University has announced a new strategic plan, “Reimagining the Legacy: Learn. Liberate. Lead.”

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