Why the Brooklyn Nets when they can be the New York N——s?

Nets on Jay-Z track

As long as the Nets are allowing Jay-Z to call their marketing shots what a shock that he chose black and white as the new team colors to stress, as the Nets explained, their new urban home why not have him apply the full Jay-Z treatment?

Why the Brooklyn Nets when they can be the New York N


Harlem – News

Harlem – News May 5, 2012

(New York) Building Collapses in Harlem. (CNN)
A five story brownstone collapsed in Harlem this afternoon. No injuries were reported though the building was completely destroyed on West 123rd and Lenox Ave.


African-American – News

African-American – News May 5, 2012

Letter: Alliance history includes blacks
Letter: Alliance history includes blacks (Albany Times Union)
A banner over the entrance to Trinity Alliance of the Capital Regionin Albany Thursday March 22, 2012.
Home and Back Again: The 19th New York African Film Festival (Film Comment)
Along with daffodils, sunshine, and graduations, a sure sign of spring is the arrival of the New York African Film Festival, founded and programmed by executive director Mahen Bonetti.

Black Unemployment Drops as American Jobless Rate Falls Slightly (Loop21)
The monthly update of the national unemployment figure by the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that American joblessness stood at 8.1% this past April.

Strengthening The Black Community: Strategies for Reducing Violence (Final Call)
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Mardi Gras Indian culture, costumes, music put on display at New Orleans Jazz Fest (Penticton Herald)
Mardi Gras Indians have been parading at Carnival and Louisiana festivals for generations, but growing interest in their culture has the dancing, costumed Indians on display in a new way at this year’s New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

NC NAACP Urges Voters To Reject Amendment One (WITN)
Debate over the constitutional amendment on the ballot next week continues to heat up with the NAACP speaking out Thursday.