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News readers inspired by Harlem teen Cedric Walton, who’s overcome
New York Daily News
BY Heidi Evans Daily News readers poured their hearts out to Cedric Walton, praising the Harlem boy’s inspiring triumphs over cancer, homelessness and growing up without parents. Nearly 100 readers wrote to tell the 18-year-old high school senior how
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New York Daily News
Zeke Sinicola, 82, Basketball All-American, Is Dead
New York Times
A 5-foot-10 point guard from East Harlem whose speed, court vision and consistent outside shooting helped lead Benjamin Franklin High School to a city championship in 1946, Sinicola, whose given name was Emilio, became the first Niagara player to score
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Teen Disillusioned With Cops After Racially Charged Incident
Gothamist
Last spring, a retired NYPD officer was acquitted of felony assault charges for allegedly punching a female police officer as he and his wife were picking up their 13-year-old son. The teen, Devin Almonor, was arrested after a stop-and-frisk,
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Gothamist
Walt Frazier recognized as a ‘Fab Father’
ESPN (blog)
Knicks legend and MSG analyst Walt Frazier only recently moved to Harlem, but he’s already making a big impression in the neighborhood. On Friday night, Clyde was recognized in a two-part event organized by the NY Carib News called “Fabulous Fathers,”
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ESPN (blog)
Thieves Target Victims, Including Teen, at 135th Street A/C Train Station
DNAinfo
(Courtesy of the NYPD) By Tom Liddy HARLEM – A trio of thieves is wanted for mugging three straphangers, including a 13-year-old girl, at the 135th Street A/B/C train station, police said. In the first case, the group tried to mug a 43-year-old man who
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Blacks Picket the NAACP
The New American
Thousands of residents of Harlem, a New York City neighborhood, had taken to the streets to protest the NAACP. And yes, virtually every one of them was black. What was it all about? Apparently, a huge number of parents in Harlem believe the quality of
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