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Tips for New Graduates

As graduates face this new chapter in their lives, they will be presented with different financial learning and obstacles including earning a salary for the first time, starting their own business or anything in-between that brings them face-to-face with finances. To make the adjustment to adulthood a little easier, please find five helpful post-grad finance …

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America is burning: Can Joe Biden unite the country?

With the COVID-19 pandemic still killing Americans, the murder of George Floyd on Monday, May 25, by Minneapolis police officers has inspired protests in dozens of American cities across the country, including Atlanta, Baltimore, Louisville, Los Angeles, New York, Oakland, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. Despite the simultaneous pandemics of coronavirus and racism, President Donald Trump …

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Breaking Rocks: Memorials and the AfroAtlantic People

Propelled by Legba the African divinity deemed the Guardian of the Road and Gatekeeper, both as a human rights activist and a Vodou priest, I spent over 10 years following the footsteps of the apparitions of our people along on the Atlantic perimeter.  Those in the Ancestral Realm on their paths of grief, triumph, struggle …

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OUTRAGE, Then Progress?

The tragic, indefensible death in Minneapolis of George Floyd – by uniformed police with a documented record of vicious, anti-black action – has evoked anguished cries for communal action. This national crisis must be acknowledged for what it is – a reflection of the bigotry and bias that contaminate our society. They are charges against …

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Hospital workers discuss fighting COVID-19 on the front lines

The battle against COVID-19 has been compared to war, and with casualties from the deadly virus increasing, we are relying on those fighting it on the front lines more than ever. The Harlem Times spoke exclusively with healthcare workers about what could be the battle of a lifetime. Dr. Ed Lathan, an emergency medicine physician …

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DJ D-Nice shares how he is using his talents to help worldwide during Coronavirus Pandemic

Derrick Jones, better known as hip-hop legend DJ D-Nice, already enjoyed a great deal of success, having played at the White House for President Obama and the 50th birthday party of Sean “Diddy” Combs to name two of his high-profile bookings. But now, after launching “Home School,” a social distancing party on Instagram Live, he …

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HBCU Wins Grant to Fund Student Rocketry Program

By William C. Jackson Baltimore’s Morgan State University was awarded a three-year, $1.6 million Aerospace Workforce and Leadership Development Grant on from the nonprofit organization Base 11, according to Afro.com. The historically Black college made the announcement on February 11. The grant, which aims to improve diversity in the aerospace talent pipeline, was announced in …

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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Opens Free Clinic

New Student-Run Touro Harlem Health Clinic Meets TouroCOM’s Mission of Service and Student Need for Valuable Learning Experiences New York, N.Y. – February 1, 2019 – Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) has opened a student-run, free clinic to serve the Harlem community, Dean David Forstein, DO, announced. The Touro Harlem Health Clinic, located at …

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Can new Mom Serena Williams regain the crown in women’s tennis? By Derrel Jazz Johnson

Serena Williams has returned to singles action in tennis, but is she capable of returning to the dominant form that won her 23 Grand Slam titles? I was on hand for Serena’s return to singles action at Madison Square Garden in New York City earlier this month in the Tie Break Tens tournament. Williams defeated Marion Bartoli in …

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