Tag Archives: New York

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New York Teen Gives 45 African Girls an Education by Selling Headbands

Young entrepreneur makes a difference in communities abroad

New York teen uses hair accessories business to fund the education of underprivileged girls in…

By Courtney Connley

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Calling All Travel Lovers: JetBlue Extends New Non-Stop Service to Curaçao

Beginning Dec. 2, airline will become only one to offer nonstop flights from New York to Curaçao

Beginning Dec. 2, JetBlue will become the only airline to offer non-stop flights from New…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Report: President Obama Denied Access to Prestigious Golf Clubs

The president was in New York to attend wedding and fundraising events

It’s been reported that several prestigious golf clubs in the NY area wouldn’t accommodate President…

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NY Teen Goes From Foster Care to Full College Scholarship

Tyree Grant beats the odds with education accomplishments

New York teen who was in foster care beats the odds and earns full scholarship…

By Courtney Connley

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NY State Education Commissioner Delievers Powerful Speech on Education Equality

John B. King, Jr. expresses the urgent need for education reform

John B. King, Jr. talks about the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education and…

By Courtney Connley

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Buffalo Bills Could Have New Owners by July

Team officials are trying to keep the NFL team in New York

The Buffalo Bills should have new owners by mid-summer

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Hot 97’s ‘Hip Hop Has Heart Foundation’ Hosts “Lift ‘Em Up” Night of Service

The night provided an outstanding feast and holiday market for 200 New Yorkers in need

During the meal, participants enjoyed performances by many different acts

By Kimberly Wilson

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New York Politicians Arrested For Trying to Rig Mayoral Election

Malcolm Smith and Dan Halloran were arrested by FBI agents early Tuesday morning.

The pair allegedly bribed other politicians to get Smith on Republican mayoral ballot.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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New Ride Sharing App, SideCar, Gives NY’ers a Ride Home

Get a ride from your neighbor.

SideCar provides rides for people who do not own cars on weekend nights and hopes…

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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New York Gun Buyback Program Offers Beyonce Tickets as Exchange

Music mogul suggests free Beyonce tickets in exchange for illegal firearms.

Michael “Blue” Williams, who managed Outkast, has so far raised $75,000 for gun program.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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New York’s Harlem Neighborhood Speaks Out Against Harlem Shake Videos

Harlem neighborhood says "Harlem Shake" videos are "disrespectful."

Filmmaker Chris McGuire takes to the streets of Harlem to see what residents have to…

By Amber McKynzie

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The 5 Least Friendly States for Entrepreneurs

A study rated these the least friendly states for entrepreneurs

Check out the findings from the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

By C. Daniel Baker

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Anchor Sue Simmons Talks Being Fired for First Time

Legendary anchor discusses departure with Joy Behar

Legendary anchor discusses departure with Joy Behar

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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When NYC Businessmen Attack Each Other Over a Cab

Manhattan streets turn into a boxing ring

Manhattan streets turn into a boxing ring

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Urban World Film Festival Must-See Guide

The ladies represent on this list

The ladies represent on this list

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Popular NYC Restaurant Sued for Letting Stars Smoke Weed in Basement

Employees complain about being forced to serve smoking clientele

Employees complain about being forced to serve smoking clientele

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Occupy Wall Street Protestor Wanted in Rape of Woman

Police in search for man who raped and threw woman over railing

Police in search for man who raped and threw woman over railing

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Lil’ Wayne’s “I don’t like New York” Comment Angers Senator

State senator demands apology from rapper

State senator demands apology from rapper

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Drivers No Longer Need To Pass a Vision Test?

Looks like the blind are leading the blind in government cost cutting

New York’s DMV now allows licence renewals online, which bypasses the standard eye exam, opening…

By Caroline Clarke

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New York Students Caught in SAT Cheating Ring

At least six high school students allegedly paid a college student to take their SAT exam

While many high school students are hitting the books to prepare for the SAT exam,…

By Janel Martinez

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In the News: Venus Pulls Out of Open; Beyonce’s Baby Bump Sets Twitter Record and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the web

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Not Your Typical Guide to Black New York

A list of nontraditional sites to see the Big Apple's black history

The Root discovers the vast and diverse offerings of New York’s black history that reaches…

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New York to Appoint First Black Governor

Paterson will take reins after Spitzer scandal

New York Lt. Gov. David A. Paterson will become the state’s first African American governor…

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