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Wilfred DeFour, who served with the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died on Saturday in New York. He was 100. DeFour had just attended a ceremony last month honoring the Tuskegee Airmen by renaming a Harlem post office after them. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American military pilots.   Follow The Beat On […]

Not only were the protesters incensed about the recently passed “Obamacare” repeal, but about charter schools in mostly black communities like Harlem.

Cam’ron has ammo for days when it comes to putting his former comrades secrets on blast. Just a month after going in on Jim Jones in an Instagram Live rant, Killa Cam returned to the social platform to call out his old friend Mase. In the video, Cam stressed to his followers the importance of keeping […]

Diddy is about to start giving back to Harlem in a major way.

Just after his highly publicized appearance on Huffington Post's weekly showcase series "Bars," Jay Pres hits us with his latest mixtape offering, Jay Pres For Prezident.

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The Amadou Diallo Foundation hosted its second annual benefit gala in Harlem on the 18th anniversary of his death.

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A 12-year-old girl was held at gunpoint in a Harlem McDonald’s on Tuesday after she refused to give one of her classmates a chicken nugget.

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During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.

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The U.S. Senate approved a budget resolution that would allow Republicans to swiftly reform the Affordable Care Act.

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According to reports, many of the electors did not reside in the congressional districts they represented.