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Marcus Garvey Jr.

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  • Park Worker Discovers Naked Body Under Leaves

    Park Worker Discovers Naked Body Under Leaves
    A park employee found the naked body of a woman in Marcus Garvey Park in East Harlem while he was working Wednesday morning. The unidentified woman is believed to be in her 40s or 50s, and was found in the fetal position under a pile of leaves near 122nd...
  • Runs Scored Leaders

    Runs Scored Leaders
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    Stolen Bases Leaders
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  • Actress Tanya Wright On New Season Of 'True Blood'

    Actress Tanya Wright On New Season Of 'True Blood'
    Tanya Wright, known as the feisty sheriff's deputy Kenya Jones on HBO's True Blood. True Blood's new season premieres on June 10th. Tanya, who is a native New Yorker, is also the special celebrity guest host of Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble's free/...
  • 'Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America' by Cameron McWhirter

    'Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America' by Cameron McWhirter
    As World War I drew to a close in late 1918, the noted black author and activist James Weldon Johnson posed the issue that was on the minds of many African-Americans: Would their support for the war effort, on the battlefields of Europe and in the...
  • "Ida: A Sword Among Lions" by Paula J. Giddings

    By Eric Arnesen The lynching of three black men in Memphis in early 1892 was, in many ways, nothing out of the ordinary. The use of violence by Southern whites to uphold an inequitable racial status quo was hardly new, for extralegal violence was...
  • Polarizing figure

    By Eric Arnesen Few figures in African-American history are as controversial among their contemporaries or later historians as Marcus Garvey. During and after World War I, the Jamaican-born immigrant to Harlem briefly skyrocketed to prominence through...
  • Brooklyn Residents March To Honor Slain Brooklyn Teen

    Brooklyn Residents March To Honor Slain Brooklyn Teen
    There was a march Saturday in memory of then 16-year-old honor student Chanel Petro-Nixon, who disappeared on Father's Day in 2006. Her murder remains a cold case. The march/rally kicked off Saturday morning from 1605 Fulton Street, at Marcus Garvey...
  • 10 things you might not know about racism

    10 things you might not know about racism
    With the election of an African-American president, some people thought this country had suddenly become "post-racial." Well, hardly. A new book quotes Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid as saying that America was ready for a president like Barack Obama...
  • Brooklyn Holds Gun Buyback At Local Churches

    Brooklyn Holds Gun Buyback At Local Churches
    A gun buyback program at six Brooklyn churches has netted 287 guns. Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes lauded Saturday's gun buyback as a success. He says officials hauled in 170 handguns, 40 assault weapons, 30 shotguns, 37 rifles and 46 BB guns....
  • 'Frederick Douglass' by William S. McFeely

    Born to an African mother and a European father, Frederick Douglass was, by any standard, one of the extraordinary men of the 19th Century and the most powerful black man of his age. William McFeely's compelling biography covers the career of Douglass...