Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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Guineans Pay Respects to Slain Livery Driver

Guineans Pay Respects to Slain Livery Driver

One thousand Guinean immigrants came out in the Bronx to honor fellow compatriot Aboubacar Bah who lost his life while on the job, reports Hunts Point Express.

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Latinos Uneasy About ‘Broken Windows’ Policy

Latinos Uneasy About ‘Broken Windows’ Policy

El Diario finds an increasing unease among Latinos in East Harlem and the Bronx as they feel firsthand the effects of the NYPD policy, which some call the new "stop and frisk."

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Young Africans Mentor Business Hopefuls

Young Africans Mentor Business Hopefuls

Successful entrepreneurs offered advice at the Mission of the African Union to the U.N. in NYC.

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Gospel in Harlem

Gospel in Harlem

Celebrating Harlem at Harlem Week festivities, a gospel choir performed as audience members sang along.

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Survival in Water is ‘Shaded by Race’

Survival in Water is ‘Shaded by Race’

With the summer months typically come a rise in drownings, and City Limits notes that there are large disparities between white, black and Latino youths with respect to the ability to swim.

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Pride Parade in a Changing Bushwick

Pride Parade in a Changing Bushwick

Brooklyn Based writes about the forthcoming Bushwick Pride parade, whose organizers say there is a long-established black and Latino LGBTQ community that objects to recent arrivals touting a "newer, friendlier gay Bushwick."

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Confronting Gun Violence in NYC

Confronting Gun Violence in NYC

In three articles, the Amsterdam News reports on community action to oppose the shootings and violence which appear to have picked up in certain NYC neighborhoods this summer.

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Young Black Men and the Job Market

Young Black Men and the Job Market

Colorlines profiles 21-year-old Dorian Moody and the challenges he faces in seeking employment.

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Continuing the Fight to #BringBackOurGirls

Continuing the Fight to #BringBackOurGirls

The plight of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls remains at the forefront for Nigerians and New Yorkers who came together at a panel on the "State of Girls in Nigeria," reports Amsterdam News.

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An Educational Quest to Uncover Slave Remains

An Educational Quest to Uncover Slave Remains

New funding may help pinpoint the location of the remains in the Bronx's Drake Park, building on the efforts of local students, reports The Hunts Point Express.

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The Journey from a Village in Mali

The Journey from a Village in Mali

Moctar Yara thought he'd raise cows in America, but sells African textiles in Harlem instead.

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