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Exonerated Five’s Korey Wise Donates Backpacks, School Supplies To Underprivileged Children In Harlem

After enduring a harrowing experience as a result of a flawed criminal justice system Korey Wise—a member of the Exonerated Five—is turning his pain into positivity through activism. 346 more words

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Syracuse University Names Scholarship After Exonerated Five’s Kevin Richardson

While coming of age in Harlem, Kevin Richardson dreamt of taking his passions for music and basketball to Syracuse University. His plan to further his education at the school would come to a halt in 1989 when the then 14-year-old was wrongfully convicted of rape along with four other Black and Latino teens who were labeled as the Central Park Five. 346 more words

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Lee's "Hennybody Can Paint 2"

Next Friday, on September 20th, our member Lee will be hosting and instructing her second ‘paint-and-sip’ art class, Hennybody Can Paint Pt 2! Once again being held at NYC’s… 69 more words

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Quick Temper with Vinit Kurup

Vinít Kurup is an Indian-American writer, born and raised in Spain, who currently resides in the New York City area. He writes in numerous languages including Spanish, Portuguese, Urdu, English, amongst others. 202 more words

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'I saw two feet ... hanging out of a trash bag’: Witness describes finding corpse wrapped in carpet outside NYC Starbucks

A dead body was found wrapped in red carpet and deposited like trash on the curb outside a Harlem Starbucks early Thursday, officials said.

The grisly discovery was made on W. 97 more words

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NY State Sen. Brian Benjamin On Harlem Gentrification, Marijuana & Homelessness Problem

New York State Senator Brian Benjamin sits down with Ebro in the Morning to discuss how he plans on tackling some of the biggest issues in Harlem.

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The Art of Spoken Word

When we think of “Spoken word performance”, we often think of dusty brew houses, beret-adorned hipsters reciting their supposedly “Avant-Garde” poetry. On the surface, it can seem like an art form long dead. 655 more words