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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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Women We Overlooked in 167 Years of New York Times Obituaries

Women We Overlooked in 167 Years of New York Times Obituaries Obituary writing is more about life than death: the last word, a testament to a human contribution. Yet who gets remembered — and how — inherently involves…

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About New York: In the Best of Times, the Worst of Rides

November 16, 2017 About New York By JIM DWYER Over the last two years, riders have been leaving the New York subways in a slow but steady decline never before seen during an era when population and jobs…

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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 Today: New York Today: Overlooked Women in Our City

Advertisement Good morning on this spotty Monday. The New York Times, as part of a new project called Overlooked, has published obituaries for 15 extraordinary women who were not given one at the time of their deaths. Among…

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