East Harlem | Mandatory Inclusionary Housing
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East Harlem | Mandatory Inclusionary Housing

Land Use approves East Harlem rezoning Proposal heads to full Council vote November 21, 2017 05:30PM Melissa Mark-Viverito and East Harlem (Credit: Getty Images and Compass) The City…

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Tim Hardaway’s motivation: Proving the haters wrong
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Tim Hardaway’s motivation: Proving the haters wrong

Tim Hardaway Jr. has finally admitted the rips he took in July after the Knicks lavished him with a four-year, $71 million contract stung, and he’s used them…

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Actress & Singer, Della Reese, Dead At 86 |
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Actress & Singer, Della Reese, Dead At 86 |

(Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images) Singer and long-time actress Della Reese thrilled audiences for decades in shows like Touched By an Angel and movies like Harlem Nights. The…

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Actor Earle Hyman Dies At 91 |
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Actor Earle Hyman Dies At 91 |

(Photo credit: PInterest) “It feels like a member of the family is gone.” That was many people’s reaction when they heard the news that the man who played…

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St. John’s, Seton Hall have plan to make long shots pay off
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St. John’s, Seton Hall have plan to make long shots pay off

The names aren’t flashy. The recruiting classes aren’t at the top of any rankings lists. There aren’t enough stars attached to these players to make fans swoon. But…

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Mike Epps: Good, Bad, Sad, And Happy |
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Mike Epps: Good, Bad, Sad, And Happy |

You never know what you’re going to get with comedian and actor Mike Epps. He could be funny, serious, inspirational and down right hilarious. But one thing is…

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Simmons College To Name School In Late Journalist Gwen Ifill’s Honor
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Simmons College To Name School In Late Journalist Gwen Ifill’s Honor

It’s been a year since the media industry suffered a major loss with the death of journalist Gwen Ifill. On the one year anniversary of her passing her…

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Lisa Bonet: Living Life On Her Terms |
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Lisa Bonet: Living Life On Her Terms |

(Photo credit: Instagram) Actress Lisa Bonet practically grew up right before our eyes on the small screen. Going from adolescence to adulthood on the hit 80’s sitcom The…

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Gene Simmons says women can’t have a career and kids
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Gene Simmons says women can’t have a career and kids

Hey, women! Forget your grandiose notions of working toward equality based on your intellectual merits. That’s all nonsense, and Gene Simmons — a 68-year-old man — is here…

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Heartbreaking! 3-Year-Old Dies After Being Fed Grilled Cheese |
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Heartbreaking! 3-Year-Old Dies After Being Fed Grilled Cheese |

Heartbreaking! 3-Year-Old Dies After Being Fed Grilled Cheese (Photo credit: Slivera family/abcnews) Food allergies have taken another life! I am so sad to hear about Elijah Silvera. He…

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Rutina Wesley: Fit For A Queen |
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Rutina Wesley: Fit For A Queen |

(Photo credit: BET.com) There’s a good chance you already know actress Rutina Wesley from her role as Tara Thornton on HBO’s vampire hit show True Blood. But her…

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Kecia Romiel Ghetto Film School Winner
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Kecia Romiel Ghetto Film School Winner

It’s not every day when a person realizes their passion earlier in their lives, and for those people who do, it’s not certain they’ll go on to pursue…

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The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn
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The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn

November 12, 2017 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Fall Benefit Concert: Uptown in Autumn   HTBlog The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Fall Benefit Concert will be held at…

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GQ names Colin Kaepernick its ‘Citizen of the Year’
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GQ names Colin Kaepernick its ‘Citizen of the Year’

GQ Colin Kaepernick’s silent protest has taken him off the gridiron – but onto the cover of GQ magazine. The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who…

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Texas gets the full package, and more, in prized NYC freshman
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Texas gets the full package, and more, in prized NYC freshman

One of college basketball’s most prized freshmen is interested in analytics and considered going to Harvard. His favorite classes are personal finance and the black power movement, and…

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Millennials are flocking to this unusual church
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Millennials are flocking to this unusual church

Stefano Giovannini On a recent Sunday, Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village fills up gradually with casual latecomers wearing ripped jeans, flannels and sweater dresses. A choir…

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Harlem Fine Arts Show 2017 Honors Chicago Top Blacks In Medicine
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Harlem Fine Arts Show 2017 Honors Chicago Top Blacks In Medicine

The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) returns to Chicago this fall, at the state-of-the-art Malcolm X College(MXC) under the theme “The Health and Healing Power of Art.” In keeping with the theme, HFAS will salute outstanding…

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Mouth Painter Antonio Davis Inspires With Art
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Mouth Painter Antonio Davis Inspires With Art

HFAS Chicago 2016, Photography by LeVern A. Danley IIIwww.LeVernDanley.com The path to Antonio Davis’ current success may be rooted in a tragedy but ends in triumph.  Growing up…

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Inside NYC’s most explosive public-art controversies
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Inside NYC’s most explosive public-art controversies

Ai Weiwei is one of the most famous, respected artists in the world. But when the Chinese dissident unveiled “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors,” his current 300-piece citywide…

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Actress Thandie Newton: “Negative Experiences Bring Revelation” |
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Actress Thandie Newton: “Negative Experiences Bring Revelation” |

(Photo credit: twitter.com) Award-winning actress, and married mother of two, Thandie Newton has been great in just about every movie she’s been in. From critically acclaimed “Crash,” For…

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