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Harlem, Through Your Lens

Harlem, Through Your Lens “When we friends gather at a restaurant like Cheri for a convivial romp hosted by the owner, Alain, or on a Friday, at the Rooster, presided over by the D.J. Stormin Norman, we are…

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In His New Novel, Ben Winters Dares to Mix Slavery and Sci-Fi

In His New Novel, Ben Winters Dares to Mix Slavery and Sci-Fi In Ben H. Winters’s chilling new thriller, “Underground Airlines,” a bounty hunter named Victor tracks fugitives for the United States Marshals Service. But his mission, like…

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Pillars of Black Media, Once Vibrant, Now Fighting for Survival

Pillars of Black Media, Once Vibrant, Now Fighting for Survival For the black community in Chicago and elsewhere, Johnson Publishing Company represented a certain kind of hope. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan

Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties in New York City:• On the Upper East Side, a two-bedroom two-bath with a fireplace in an elevator building with…

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Affirmative Action Survives, Again

Affirmative Action Survives, Again Over the past four decades, the Supreme Court has repeatedly addressed the question of whether public universities may consider an applicant’s race in admissions decisions. Its answer, with some important caveats, has always been…

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Pat Cleveland: Early Black Supermodel and Author With Many Tales

Pat Cleveland: Early Black Supermodel and Author With Many Tales WILLINGBORO, N.J. — The peacocks were rooting around in the bushes, strutting and pecking and ruffling their trains. Occasionally, one — Boy or Big Boy, say, or Snow…

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The Voting Habits of Americans Like You

The Voting Habits of Americans Like You Here is how the country as a whole voted in 2012. The vertical axis represents turnout, with groups where nearly everyone votes near the top of the chart and groups where…

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Tiny Home Test Drive

Tiny Home Test Drive Last week, the first tenants moved into the city’s first micro apartment development on East 27th Street. I did, too, for one night. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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Tech Incubators on a Mission of Diversity

Tech Incubators on a Mission of Diversity CHICAGO — Many tech start-ups are in the business of making themselves successful. But some entrepreneurs have set up businesses with the express mission of training others to be successful in…

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