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Fashion legend Andre Leon Talley dies aged 73

The former US Vogue editor-at-large passed away on Tuesday (18.01.22) at White Plains Hospital, TMZ reports. A cause of death is not known at this time. The influential fashion journalist and stylist was known for his larger-than-life personality and loud personal style. Following stints at Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine and Women’s Wear Daily, Andre quickly …

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Cheryl McKissack Daniel Keeps the Family’s Fifth-Generation business Thriving as President & CEO of McKissack & McKissack

By Derrel Jazz Johnson As President and CEO of McKissack & McKissack, a design and construction firm, Cheryl McKissack Daniel has overseen over 600 projects since taking over the family’s original business as sole owner. Notable McKissack & McKissack projects involve some of New York and the country’s largest projects including the $4B LaGuardia Airport …

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Mayor Eric Adams and NYC & Company Kick Off ‘NYC Winter Outing’ Today with Lighting Ceremony at the Empire State Building

NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Eric Adams today launched the start of NYC & Company’s NYC Winter Outing event with a lighting ceremony at the Empire State Building Observatory. Mayor Adams kicked off the event alongside Michael James Scott, who plays the role of the Genie in Disney’s Aladdin, and Charlotte d’Amboise, who plays …

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NFL roundup: Defending champion Bucs take down Eagles

Reuters- Tom Brady threw for two touchdowns as the second-seeded Tampa Bay Buccaneers opened defense of their Super Bowl crown Sunday with a smooth 31-15 victory over the seventh-seeded Philadelphia Eagles in an NFC wild-card playoff game in Tampa, Fla. Brady completed 29 of 37 passes for 271 yards in an efficient performance, enabling Tampa …

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Kevin Hart: Giving Life Lessons to the Youth of Harlem

With Northeast Division Director for Chase Community & Business Development Robert Scott, Hart shared tools and tips for improving financial health. He urged students to develop healthy financial habits now, not when they are ‘successful,’ using the wit and humor that has made him the star that he is today. In front of an intimate …

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The battles over voting rights, preventing fraud and access to ballots

President Joe Biden chose Atlanta, Georgia – the historic home of the 20th century’s battle for civil and voting rights – to make a strong argument on Jan. 11, 2021, that the Senate must ditch the filibuster and pass legislation soon to protect voting rights. Biden told his audience, “I will defend your right to …

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Mayor Adams Announces Ingrid Lewis-Martin as Chief Advisor to the Mayor

NEW YORK—Mayor Eric Adams announced Chaplain Ingrid Lewis-Martin as chief advisor to the mayor, a role which will have her working in partnership with the first deputy mayor, chief of staff, and all direct reports to the mayor to support operations at City Hall and advance the administration’s strategic policies and priorities. Chaplain Lewis-Martin most …

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Governor Hochul Announces Four New COVID-19 Testing Sites at MTA Subway Stations

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that COVID-19 testing will be available at four new sites at Metropolitan Transportation Authority subway station stops beginning next week. These additional testing opportunities follow the seven subway stations which already offer walk-in testing.   “We are continuing to fight the winter surge with every tool at our disposal, and making sure testing is widely available remains a …

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