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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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Bill Montgomery, NYC Cyclist, Actor, Dies at 64

By: Diane Goodwin Mr. Montgomery, an NYC native, played supporting roles in movies and television and a large role in the NYC cycling community.  As a SAG actor, Mr. Montgomery was cast in many movies and TV programs, including Oz, Law & Order, New York Undercover, 30 Rock, Blacklist, The Sorceror’s Apprentice, Captain America, and …

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Veteran Law Enforcement Officer Aims to Save Black Lives

By Derrel Jazz Johnson In recent memory, images and stories of unarmed black men getting executed by law enforcement has flooded newspaper headlines and television news shows. Far too many times, these incidents begin with simple traffic stops that quickly escalate, leaving a victim or victims. The Harlem Times spoke exclusively with Eddie Chapman, a highly …

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