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With ‘Being Mary Jane,’ Mara Brock Akil Specializes in Portraits of Black Women – The New York Times

The show runner gets ready for her final season on this BET series, before aiming for larger network audiences. Source: With ‘Being Mary Jane,’ Mara Brock Akil Specializes in Portraits of Black Women – The New York Times

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Review: ‘Kongo: Power and Majesty’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art – The New York Times

This tight, idea-filled and troubling show offers a rare view of surviving works from the Kongo civilization on the coast of Central Africa. Source: Review: ‘Kongo: Power and Majesty’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art – The New…

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Review: In ‘Black Man in a White Coat,’ a Doctor Navigates Bruising Terrain – The New York Times

Damon Tweedy’s memoir is at once a painful self-examination and a look at the health implications of being black in a country where blacks are more likely to suffer from certain ailments. Source: Review: In ‘Black Man in…

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The New York Times Endorses Barack Obama For President

‎                       “President Obama has shown a firm commitment to using government to help foster growth. He has formed sensible budget policies that are not dedicated to protecting…

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The New York Times features Central Harlem

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife I have been living in Central Harlem for about five years now and when I see a newspaper feature my community I get very excited. I immediately share these types of clips with my…

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James Bennet, New York Times Op-Ed Editor, Resigns Over Backlash

Bennet is resigning after critique over a recent Times Opinion column written by Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton.

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Harlem’s Frederick Douglass Boulevard revival featured in New York Times

Recently the New York Times featured a piece on the explosive growth of Frederick Douglass Boulevard.  It’s a great piece on what it was, what it is, and where it’s going. Mentioned are many  events, people and places we…

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New York Is Finally Repealing Its 91-Year-Old Law That Bans Dancing in Bars

Karma has finally come for New York’s wildly outdated Cabaret Law: The bizarre, almost century-old regulation that makes it illegal to dance in more than 99 percent of the city’s bars is expected to get yanked tomorrow when…

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Harlem Home Sale Prices Climb at 3 Times the Rate of the Rest of Manhattan

Between 2009 and 2017, the average price per square foot of a Harlem townhouse increased by 171 percent – from $237 to $642 per square foot. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Gustavo Solis HARLEM — Townhouse prices are rising three times…

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