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The Champ Goes to Africa: Terence Crawford Visits Uganda and Rwanda with his former teacher, this reporter and friends

The Champ Goes to Africa

Terence Crawford Visits Uganda and Rwanda with his former teacher, this reporter and friends

Two-time world boxing champ Terence Crawford of Omaha has the means to do anything he wants. 3,866 more words

African-American Culture

Dance: Albert Evans, Former NYCB Principal, Dead at 46

Albert Evans, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet – and one of only two African Americans to rise to the top ranks at that company, died on June 22. 147 more words

Black Dance

Thursday Poem: The Heart of Harlem by Langston Hughes

In light of last week’s horrific events at Charleston, I wanted this week to showcase poetry by brilliant African-American poets, and I didn’t know which one to choose. 1,048 more words

Poetry

When Did Slavery Actually End? The History of Juneteenth

Christina Gardner, The Black Bear – President Abraham Lincoln called for the end of slavery with his signing of the Emancipation Proclamation on Jan. 1, 1863. 585 more words

News

The Studio Museum in Harlem's Rising Stars to Exhibit at WNYC's Greene Space

Later this summer, the Studio Museum in Harlem is presenting “Everything, Everyday,” an exhibit of works by its current three artists in residence, and their works will also be displayed at a new Soho space. 310 more words

NorthStar encourages inner city kids to fly high; Boys-only after-school and summer camp put members through their paces

  • NorthStar Foundation in Omaha is one of many organizations attempting to positively impact inner city youth there.  Its boys-centric and experential approach sets it apart from many other after school and summer camp programs.  

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African-American Culture