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`PLAY MAS': West Indian American day Carnival continued its successful run `PLAY MAS': West Indian American day Carnival continued its successful run

Monday's Labor Day festival and its see of color, pulsating music and pageantry a smash hit with million-plus revelers and spectators

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HEADLINES

Suriname: Attorneys seek legal documents from US court
Suriname: Attorneys seek legal documents from US court

The extradition hearing of a Surinamese national charged in the United States with Dino Bouterse, the son of Suriname's President Desi Bouterse

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St. Lucia: Fire fighters peeved at action taken against striking member
St. Lucia: Fire fighters peeved at action taken against striking member

Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony defended his government's decision not to interfere in the ongoing industrial dispute involving fire-fighters.

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Jamaican food chain Golden Krust sues rival over name
Jamaican food chain Golden Krust sues rival over name

The owners of the popular Golden Krust food chain in the US have filed a lawsuit to stop a rival Jamaican food company

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Opinion/Editorial

Obama, Ferguson County and Racism
Obama, Ferguson County and Racism

By Basil Wilson - Ferguson County marks a new stage in the struggle against racism.

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To Be Equal
: The Lessons of Ferguson, Part I: Economic Inequality
To Be Equal
: The Lessons of Ferguson, Part I: Economic Inequality

By Marc H. Morial
 - "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Endorsements: Democratic Primaries
Endorsements: Democratic Primaries

It was a simple and eloquent plea that more than half a century after it was first articulated, the words still ring rings in our ears and remain stenciled on the mental sheets of succeeding generations.

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Fashion Flash

Miss World and Miss Universe Chosen on Paradise Island
Miss World and Miss Universe Chosen on Paradise Island

By Walter Greene - At two glitzy beauty pageants held back to to back in the grand ballroom of Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas, the island's top Queens were chosen

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Thirteen Year Old Wins Fashion Face of the Bahmas
Thirteen Year Old Wins Fashion Face of the Bahmas

by Walter Greene - 13 year-old ANGEL CULMER, one of the youngest of 17 contestants for the 'Fashion Face of The Bahamas' model search competition won the title.

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Arts & Entertainment

Reggae Sumfest in Montego Bay Jamaica
Reggae Sumfest in Montego Bay Jamaica

American R&B artist Jason Derulo delivered an entertaining set during his debut performance at the 22nd staging of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) sponsored Reggae Sumfest in Montego Bay

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VP Records Reggae Gold 2014
VP Records Reggae Gold 2014

Every summer, the world's number one Caribbean music compilation Reggae Gold brings the genre's top hits into one must-have collection for the masses.

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Business

Macy’s to Anchor New Regional Mall in Hawaii
Macy’s to Anchor New Regional Mall in Hawaii

Macy’s, Inc. announced an agreement for Macy’s to anchor the new Ka Makana Ali‘i in Kapolei in West O‘ahu, Hawaii.

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Comcast program Awards Nearly $2 Million to High School Seniors
Comcast program Awards Nearly $2 Million to High School Seniors
Charisse R. Lillie
Comcast program Awards Nearly $2 Million to High School Seniors

The Comcast Foundation announced that it has awarded approximately $2 million in college scholarships through the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program

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Five Ways to Make a Big Impact with Your Small Business
Five Ways to Make a Big Impact with Your Small Business

When it comes to offering specialized, one-on-one support and niche product offerings, nothing beats shopping with a locally-owned small business.

 

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Youth & Education

Commemorating the Life of Medgar Wiley Evers
Commemorating the Life of Medgar Wiley Evers

(Remarks from Rudy Crew, President, Medgar Evers College)

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First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Winning Recipes in Townwide "Healthy Lunchtime Challenge"
First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Winning Recipes in Townwide "Healthy Lunchtime Challenge"

 First Lady Michelle Obama, Epicurious, the Department of Education, and the Department of Agriculture announced the winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

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New York caribbean Students Among Disney Dremers
New York caribbean Students Among Disney Dremers

by Walter Greene - Caribbean and African born students from the New York area were among the 100 high school students chosen from a record number of 1000 applicants, to participate in this year's seventh edition of Disney Dreamers Academy

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Spirituality

Think on These Things
Think on These Things

by Reverend Frank I. Williams - Are you ready for the Word! “Then Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.’” Luke 23:34a

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For Everything There Is a Season
For Everything There Is a Season

By Daniel Rebant - Some of the most quoted words of the Bible are from the Book of Ecclesiastes, chapter 3, verses 1-8:

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Health

Prevention is Your Best Medicine for Allergies
Prevention is Your Best Medicine for Allergies

By Susan Beane, M.D. - Allergy symptoms are a concern for many, even though we’re heading into the summer months.

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Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean Donates His Inspirational Art to HHC Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital in East Harlem
Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean Donates His Inspirational Art to HHC Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital in East Harlem Read more...
 
Photo Gallery

2014 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award
2014 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award

The 13th annual Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Awards Dinner Gala was held on June 19th at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

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What's Going On

What's Going On: August 21, 2014
What's Going On: August 21, 2014

by Victoria Horsford - It is 2014 and it has been a long, hot summer in America where neither the Black man nor child has any safe harbor.

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HEADLINES

Suriname: Attorneys seek legal documents from US court

The extradition hearing of a Surinamese national charged in the United States with Dino Bouterse, the son of Suriname's President Desi Bouterse

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Opinion/Editorial

Obama, Ferguson County and Racism

By Basil Wilson - Ferguson County marks a new stage in the struggle against racism.

 Read more...


Business

Macy’s to Anchor New Regional Mall in Hawaii

Macy’s, Inc. announced an agreement for Macy’s to anchor the new Ka Makana Ali‘i in Kapolei in West O‘ahu, Hawaii.

 Read more...

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