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A Bronx Poet To Berlin And Back

This project supports my European debut at the Entangled Black Americas International Conference, Jan 19-20, 2017 at the University of Bielefeld, Germany.
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"I Have A Dream", Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"I Have a Dream" is a public speech delivered by American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, in which he calls for an end to racism in the United States and called for civil and economic rights....
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Martin Luther King Day

Today our nation pauses to honor a legend, an icon, and an American hero. The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lifted up the conscience of our nation - a towering leader in his day, and a lasting inspiration for all generations to follow....
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Cops Charge 23-Year-Old Bronx Suspect With Murdering Well-Known Gay Club Owner After Romantic Rendezvous

Police charged a Bronx man Friday with murdering the owner of a prominent Midtown gay nightclub....
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Stamford Bouncer Pleads Guilty To Burglary Beatdown

One of the two Harbor Point bar bouncers accused of fracturing the eye sockets of a Glenbrook man during a 2015 home invasion has accepted a plea agreement....
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Reckless Drivers Rule Outside Bronx School Where Driver Killed 8-Year-Old

ckless driving persists near a Kingsbridge Heights school more than two years after a motorist killed third-grader Rylee Ramos. According to parents and local residents, the DOT effort to calm traffic in the area isn’t getting the job done....
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6 Vacant Nyc Sites Will Give Way To 440 Affordable Apartments

In an additional boost to his affordable housing agenda, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans this week to convert six vacant city-owned lots into buildings with affordable housing and community services. Together these six sites, which are dispersed through Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan will create 440 new apartments....
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Bronx Opera Company Celebrates 50 Years Of Bellowing Music

The Bronx Opera Company celebrates 50 years with some incredible music....
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Man Grabbed Off Bronx Street, Thrown In Van And Attacked In Possible Landlord-Tenant Dispute

Police are investigating a report that two men sporting police badges abducted and assaulted a 44-year-old man in the Bronx Friday — possibly as part of a landlord-tenant dispute....
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Bronx Man Arrested Twice For Selling Drugs From Bangor Motels

A man from the Bronx, New York, who was out on bail for selling drugs from a Bangor motel in May, was arrested again Wednesday for drug dealing at another local motel, according to Maine Drug Enforcement Cmdr. Peter Arno....
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New Training Pathway For Immigrant New Yorkers To Enter Health Care Field

The New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) recently announced the launch of the Bilingual Medical Assistant Training Program which provides tailored training to immigrant New Yorkers with limited English proficiency....
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Bronx Creep Masturbates Next To Woman In Elevator

Cops are searching for a man who pleasured himself in front of a 22-year-old woman in an elevator in Bronx, police said Friday....
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Woman Shot In Neck In The Melrose Section Of Bronx

A woman playing dominoes was shot in the Melrose section of Bronx Friday morning....
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Queens Top For Foreclosure Numbers In City, Bronx Comes In Second

New York’s foreclosures hit a height in 2016 not seen since the two years immediately following the 2008 market crash, according to a new report from property research specialists PropertyShark. Queens was the site of the most foreclosures by a significant margin, with southeast Queens particularly hard hit in 2016....
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NYC To Turn 6 City-Owned Vacant Lots Into Affordable Housing, Totaling 440 Units

Six city-owned vacant lots in three boroughs will be transformed into affordable housing serving some of the city’s neediest populations — including the homeless and seniors — under a new plan by Mayor de Blasio....
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Father, Son Exhibit Views Of Bronx At Third Floor Gallery In Mahopac, NY

William P. Folchi (1922-1992) and his son, John Folchi (b. 1955), have depicted scenes of Bronx more than a half-century apart. Though different in style, their small-scale works provide engaging views of the visual landscape of the borough....
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FBI Agents Allege Unpunished Domestic Terrorism By Murderer Granted Clemency By Gov. Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo commuted more than half of Clark’s 75-years-to-life sentence as part of a mass issuance of pardons prior to the New Year....
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Help Find The Missing Teenager Cristal Carrasco, 15

A 15-year old young lady, Cristal Carrasco, who is a Member of my Church has been missing for 2 days. Her mother is in distress, and we need all help we can get to find her. Please see the enclosed flier that the NYPD has posted....
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Retaining Wall Collapse Stalls Traffic On Cross Bronx, Major Deegan

A section of a brick retaining wall collapsed in Bronx Thursday, stalling traffic on two major highways and impacting the evening commute....
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South Bronx Affordable-Housing Project To Include Concert Hall

WHEDco and BFC Partners are collaborating on a 426,000 square foot mixed-use development which includes affordable housing; the Bronx Music Hall, a community performance and event space; retail space; and green recreational space. It will serve as a cultural destination and site for music and dance performances, community events, production, and multimedia activities....
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Martin Luther King Day

Today our nation pauses to honor a legend, an icon, and an American hero. The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lifted up the conscience of our nation - a towering leader in his day, and a lasting inspiration for all generations to follow.
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Happy New Year

New Year’s Day, which according to the Gregorian calendar falls on January 1, is one of the most popular occasions around the globe. Beyond religion, ethnicity, caste and creed it is a common festivity enjoyed by all. The culmination of the long holiday season, it marks a new beginning, symbolising new hope and a fresh start.
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Finally

Fidel Castro, Cuba's communist dictator for decades, responsible for the murder of many thousands of his fellow citizens, is finally dead at the age of 90.
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White Man Beaten To Death With Hammers By Black Youths: Video

Did you know a 32-year-old white man was beaten to death with hammers by at least two black teens early Sunday morning, November 30, 2014, on Itaska Street in St. Louis?

Compounding Injustice In Ferguson

You should know that in the wake of the November 24, 2014 Grand Jury ruling that Police Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for killing Michael Brown, demonstrations have erupted all of this nation - especially in Ferguson, Missouri.
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The Coming Destruction Of Hong Kong

Hong Kong as I write this is being paralyzed by demonstrations led by idealistic students and left wing Occupy Wall Street types. I spend a lot of time in Hong Kong. But I have to admit. I didn’t see this coming. I never thought this would get this big.

A Collection Of Sayings

-To remodel a house takes one year. To remodel a soul takes a lifetime. -Connecting with nature is connecting with God because God is in nature. -To
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Bronx Letter Carrier Honored For Heroism

It was early Wednesday, December 18, 2013, and Jermaine Shirley could not wait to get to work.

How Many British Governors Were Elected By The People Of Hong Kong?

The answer to the above question, for those who did not know, is none. In 1841 under duress the Qing Dynasty ceded Hong Kong Island to the British. From 1843 until 1997, when Hong Kong was handed back to China, all Governors of Hong Kong were appointed by the British government. Nobody cried, nobody complained. But now the so called “Occupy Central” people are holding Beijing to a higher standard.

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Lindsay Minerva

is a multimedia journalist. She is also a digital media student at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. In 2009, she graduated as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar from the University of Pennsylvania. Her work experiences includes positions in politics, public relations, and law.