Are You ‘Afraid of Dark?’ A New Documentary About Black Men Screens

Malik Yoba2By Ingrid Hadasa

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Javier Payne, a 14 year-old boy was shoved through a glass store window by a Sargent police Officer. Payne sustained critical injuries, received 50 staples in his chest and is set for additional surgeries to repair his sliced open chest from the glass.

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Pure Energy: The Feeling That’s Familiar

shareThinking back to last summer a few universal memories come to mind. Michael Phelps helping put swimming on the map. A candidate who advocated change proceeded to redraw the electoral map. And when a certain Vice Presidential candidate said she could see Russia from her front porch, it was clear Sarah Palin should have consulted a map. Also, on the Summer of 2008 highlight reel were gas prices which reached record highs just as working families were about to embark on their summer vacation plans. Thankfully, about the time Americans were choosing that change and electing Barack Obama as President gas prices retreated to reasonable levels. However, with spring in the air, Harlem families may wish we were back in the shorten days of winter because those pesky little gas prices are once again on the rise.

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