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Tragic fire in NYCHA housing kills six, including four children

Awoken by the crackling of flames, breaking glass and piercing screams were stunned Harlemites on Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard, on the corner of 143rd Street, at about 1:40 a.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.

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Jay-Z owns Webster Hall

There was no politicking from the sidelines at Jay-Z’s historic opening show at Webster Hall on Friday, April 26, following the completion of the total renovation of Manhattan’s historic East Village concert venue.

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Coach Douglas Terry Muhammad’s Brooklyn homegoing

The homegoing services for Coach Douglas Terry Muhammad were held on Thursday, April 11, at Brown Memorial Baptist Church in Brooklyn.

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Senator Parker masquerade b’day bash

With massive cake, masquerade masks, good food, music and friends State Senator Kevin Parker partied the night away.

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Seun Kuti brings song, dramatics and politics to Sony Hall

Looking like, sounding like, and inspiring like his legendary Afrobeat ‘baba,’ Fela Kuti, youngest son Seun Kuti performed like the whole world was watching, at his jam-packed gig at Sony Hall off Times Square Tuesday, Feb. 19,.

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Nigerian presidential elections upcoming, Omoyele Sowore looks for the votes

The Nigerian presidential election is set to take place Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.

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Mistrial in murdered jogger case

The family and friends of Chanel Lewis, 22, always believed that he was innocent in the 2016 rape and murder of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano. Late Tuesday night, Nov. 20, 2018, the judge declared a mistrial in the murder case.

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Man Up! Inc. celebrates 15 years of community activism inspired by Daesean Hill shooting

“Saturday was full of many different emotions as his anniversary always is,” said brave mom Kimberly Hairston, who traveled from Atlanta to East New York to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the shooting death of Daesean “Dae-Dae” Hill, her 8-year-old son, in Brooklyn.

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Attorney General-elect Letitia James—A history of firsts

“This victory is an incredible milestone for our communities and all those whose blood, sweat and tears paved the way for us,” Letitia ‘Tish’ James said to the New York Amsterdam News mere hours after she was elected

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Dawad Philip reads ‘Mural by the Sea’ to packed crowd at BPL Flatbush

It was a full house, standing room only, at the poetry book launch of Dawad Philip’s “Mural by the Sea” at the Brooklyn Public Library, Flatbush Branch.

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