Author: harlemcondolife

Success Academy Bans Opt-Out, Says Students Will Be Forced to Take Tests

Any child who shows up to school on state test days will be forced to take the test, officials said.

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Food and Culture in Focus at 3rd Annual Harlem EatUp! Festival

The four-day festival will showcase Harlem’s local eateries, music and culture.

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Meet the Executioner. Your Amateur Night at the Apollo Is Over.

Meet the Executioner. Your Amateur Night at the Apollo Is Over. C. P. Lacey glanced at his oversized silver watch and began tap-dancing across the floor of his cramped dressing room in Harlem. There was pep in his…

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How to Get Your Taxes Done for Free in New York City

If you make $64,000 or less a year, you may qualify for free tax prep assistance.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates: Looking Forward or Backward?

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By Daniel Rose Ta-Nehisi Coates is widely acknowledged as one of the nation’s most eloquent, powerful journalists. The passion, knowledge and command of language he brings to discussions of the state of Black America are especially compelling; and…

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Ice Cube & Allen Iverson Launch Basketball League

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By: Derrel Jazz Johnson Hip-Hop legend, actor and producer Ice Cube was joined by NBA legend and former NBA MVP Allen Iverson in New York City Wednesday to launch the BIG3, a brand-new three-on- three basketball league that…

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Keith Thurman Defeats Danny Garcia in Front of Star-Studded Crowd

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The freezing temperatures of the first Saturday in March didn’t keep boxing fans from packing into Barclays Center to watch Keith Thurman hand Danny Garcia the first loss of his career while also winning the WBC Welterweight Title…

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Picatinny Arsenal African American/Black History Month

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By Eric Kowal A panel of educators and community leaders led a discussion about some of the ongoing issues in education among young African American students. The panel included Dr. Jamaal Matthews, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, Montclair…

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The Hunt: In Harlem, a Home Without Wheels

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Two self-employed artists and their dog left Durham, N.C., hoping to find a home in New York City.

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