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President Trump’s 2018 Budget Proposal Reduces Federal Funding for Coverage...

National Political…Local Consequences 52% of Kings County children are covered through Medicaid. The budget cuts being proposed in congress would cause long term, intergenerational harm,...

Randall Woodfin, Mayor-Elect: 5th Black Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama

By Bonnyeclaire Smith-Stewart Personal interest in the recent mayoral election in Birmingham, Alabama could be attributed to three connections. It is the city of my...

Community News

Working to Rewrite the Narrative: the CUNY Black Male Initiative Conference

Last Friday, more than 1,000 students, faculty, administrators and parents from communities throughout the tristate area convened on Bedford Avenue at Medgar Evers College...

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Real Estate

Major Findings from Comptroller’s Report on Bed-Stuy

The number of jobs in Bedford-Stuyvesant increased by 45 percent since the end of the recession in 2009 to a record 17,000 jobs in...

Arts

My Mother in Me: MaryLouise Patterson on Louise Alone Thompson Patterson

Known as Weez, Squeeza, Lou or Louise - she was just Mom to me until I reached somewhere around 10 when she became Louise...

City Politics

The Real Deal with Christopher Columbus

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s commission on controversial statues met behind closed doors on Tuesday. The main topic of conversation being the statue honoring Christopher...

Sports

The Miracle Month

Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles had a pretty emphatic demeanor following his team’s gritty win over the Cleveland Browns last Sunday. Although his team...

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A New York Donut

Black History

12’ Statue to Honor Octavius V. Catto Erected in Philadelphia

In recognition of the many contributions of Philadelphia's own Octavius V. Catto, a prominent African-American intellectual, scholar, teacher, athlete, Civil War veteran and civil rights...

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