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A lower-court judge declared New York’s new congressional and legislative district maps unconstitutional Thursday and or...
04/01/2022
Judge rejects New York's redistricting plan, orders new maps - New York Amsterdam News

A lower-court judge declared New York’s new congressional and legislative district maps unconstitutional Thursday and ordered the legislature to quickly redraw them, a process that could delay the state’s fast-approaching party primaries. http://ow.ly/kcFs50IycBz

A lower-court judge declared New York’s new congressional and legislative district maps unconstitutional Thursday and ordered the legislature to quickly redraw them, a process that could delay the state’s fast-approaching party primaries.

Deshaun Watson is arguably one of the top five quarterbacks in the NFL, perhaps the most consequential position in Ameri...
04/01/2022
The NFL will likely use past precedent in the case of DeShaun Watson - New York Amsterdam News

Deshaun Watson is arguably one of the top five quarterbacks in the NFL, perhaps the most consequential position in American team sports.
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Deshaun Watson is arguably one of the top five quarterbacks in the NFL, perhaps the most consequential position in American team sports. The 26-year-old didn’t appear in any of the Texans’ 17 games this past season after officially requesting a trade in January of 2021 despite being fully health...

It took double overtime to get it done, but the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team is headed to its 14th ...
03/31/2022
South Carolina, UConn, Stanford and Louisville set for women’s Final Four - New York Amsterdam News

It took double overtime to get it done, but the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team is headed to its 14th straight Final Four appearance.
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It took double overtime to get it done, but the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team is headed to its 14th straight Final Four appearance. North Carolina State University challenged the Huskies to the final seconds in what many are calling one of the greatest games in women’s basket...

When the parents of a 3-year-old girl looked down at her shoulder on Friday, March 25, 2022, they saw a bloody hole in i...
03/31/2022
STOP THE BLOODSHED: Community demands, 'Keep the bullets in the chamber' - New York Amsterdam News

When the parents of a 3-year-old girl looked down at her shoulder on Friday, March 25, 2022, they saw a bloody hole in it, all because some individual decided to release a bullet from the chamber of a gun, with his non-aiming self.
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When the parents of a 3-year-old girl looked down at her shoulder on Friday, March 25, 2022, they saw a bloody hole in it, all because some individual decided to release a bullet from the chamber of a gun, with his non-aiming self. Allegedly aiming at someone he saw as a Riverdale Avenue daycare let...

Mitchell, a national trainer of Cure Violence Global, said that these teams from all five boroughs are each dedicated to...
03/31/2022
STOP THE BLOODSHED: Community demands, 'Keep the bullets in the chamber' - New York Amsterdam News

Mitchell, a national trainer of Cure Violence Global, said that these teams from all five boroughs are each dedicated to resolving the issue of gun violence in their respective areas specifically, but also throughout the entire city in general. http://ow.ly/TBaw50Ix3Lq

When the parents of a 3-year-old girl looked down at her shoulder on Friday, March 25, 2022, they saw a bloody hole in it, all because some individual decided to release a bullet from the chamber of a gun, with his non-aiming self. Allegedly aiming at someone he saw as a Riverdale Avenue daycare let...

California’s first-in-the-nation task force on reparations is at a crossroads, with members divided on which Black Ameri...
03/30/2022
Black reparations panel could decide who gets compensation - New York Amsterdam News

California’s first-in-the-nation task force on reparations is at a crossroads, with members divided on which Black Americans should be eligible for compensation as atonement for a slave system that officially ended with the Civil War. http://ow.ly/Ln6550Iw5th

California’s first-in-the-nation task force on reparations is at a crossroads, with members divided on which Black Americans should be eligible for compensation as atonement for a slave system that officially ended with the Civil War but reverberates to this day.

When considering any run of music success – particularly from an alumnus of Motown Records – it’s impossible not to remi...
03/30/2022
Stevie Wonder’s run of genius recalled on anniversary of release of some of music’s greatest hits - New York Amsterdam News

When considering any run of music success – particularly from an alumnus of Motown Records – it’s impossible not to reminisce about Michael Jackson’s streak of brilliance with “Off the Wall,” “Thriller,” and “Bad.”
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When considering any run of music success – particularly from an alumnus of Motown Records – it’s impossible not to reminisce about Michael Jackson’s streak of brilliance with “Off the Wall,” “Thriller,” and “Bad.”

With news that the Academy officially launched a formal review of Will Smith’s assault on Chris Rock during Sunday’s cer...
03/29/2022
Will Smith issues public apology for Oscar smackdown - New York Amsterdam News

With news that the Academy officially launched a formal review of Will Smith’s assault on Chris Rock during Sunday’s ceremony, the Best Actor Oscar winner issued an apology to the comedian. #Oscars #WillSmith http://ow.ly/4JFE50IuC2t

With news that the Academy officially launched a formal review of Will Smith’s assault on Chris Rock during Sunday’s ceremony, the Best Actor Oscar winner issued an apology to the comedian.

California’s first-in-the-nation task force on reparations is at a crossroads, with members divided on which Black Ameri...
03/29/2022
Black reparations panel could decide who gets compensation - New York Amsterdam News

California’s first-in-the-nation task force on reparations is at a crossroads, with members divided on which Black Americans should be eligible for compensation.
http://ow.ly/yVel30sfMYY

California’s first-in-the-nation task force on reparations is at a crossroads, with members divided on which Black Americans should be eligible for compensation as atonement for a slave system that officially ended with the Civil War but reverberates to this day.

California’s first-in-the-nation task force on reparations is at a crossroads, with members divided on which Black Ameri...
03/29/2022
Black reparations panel could decide who gets compensation - New York Amsterdam News

California’s first-in-the-nation task force on reparations is at a crossroads, with members divided on which Black Americans should be eligible for compensation.
http://ow.ly/iVAL30sfN1z

California’s first-in-the-nation task force on reparations is at a crossroads, with members divided on which Black Americans should be eligible for compensation as atonement for a slave system that officially ended with the Civil War but reverberates to this day.

Currently, basketball legend Lusia “Lucy” Harris is getting the attention she received in the mid-seventies when she beg...
03/29/2022
Lusia Harris, ‘The Queen of Basketball’ - New York Amsterdam News

Currently, basketball legend Lusia “Lucy” Harris is getting the attention she received in the mid-seventies when she began earning the title of “The Queen of Basketball,” a documentary produced by Shaquille O’Neal and Steph Curry.
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Currently, basketball legend Lusia “Lucy” Harris is getting the attention she received in the mid-seventies when she began earning the title of “The Queen of Basketball,” a documentary produced by Shaquille O’Neal and Steph Curry.

New York City’s mayor exempted athletes and performers from the city’s vaccine mandate following weeks of pressure from ...
03/28/2022
Mayor Adams allows unvaccinated athletes play home games - New York Amsterdam News

New York City’s mayor exempted athletes and performers from the city’s vaccine mandate following weeks of pressure from the sports world after the rule kept Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving from playing in home games and was expected to block several baseball players from taking the field in their upcoming season.
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New York City's mayor exempted athletes and performers from the city’s vaccine mandate following weeks of pressure from the sports world after the rule kept Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving from playing in home games and was expected to block several baseball players from taking the field in their ...

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Crime, high fuel prices and child care are among the big issues on the negotiating table as the Democrats who control New York state government try to hammer out a state budget deal. http://ow.ly/Gk6w50IyfY8
#Amazon workers in Staten Island, New York, voted to unionize. http://ow.ly/xNxj30sgcMp
A lower-court judge declared New York’s new congressional and legislative district maps unconstitutional Thursday and ordered the legislature to quickly redraw them, a process that could delay the state’s fast-approaching party primaries. http://ow.ly/kcFs50IycBz
A 12-year-old boy was killed by gunfire as he was eating in a parked car in Brooklyn with two family members, one of whom was shot and wounded, NYPD officials said Thursday. http://ow.ly/Igou50Iycn4
President Joe Biden is naming actor Taraji P. Henson and the NBA’s Chris Paul to a presidential advisory board on HBCUs. https://amsterdamnews.com/news/2022/03/31/taraji-p-henson-chris-paul-named-to-black-colleges-board/
Deshaun Watson is arguably one of the top five quarterbacks in the NFL, perhaps the most consequential position in American team sports. http://ow.ly/epGj50Ixtmf
You wouldn’t be that off claiming that Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving emerged victorious in his battle against taking the COVID vaccine. http://ow.ly/g9gB50Ixszf
Author Sue Fliess’ latest children’s book, ”I’m a Figure Skater!,” is filled with messages about falling down, getting back up and persevering. http://ow.ly/e3YV50IxspI
It took double overtime to get it done, but the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team is headed to its 14th straight Final Four appearance. http://ow.ly/kt4350Ixjvg
When the parents of a 3-year-old girl looked down at her shoulder on Friday, March 25, 2022, they saw a bloody hole in it, all because some individual decided to release a bullet from the chamber of a gun, with his non-aiming self. http://ow.ly/aW8h50IxjVs
New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ cleaning of the de Blasio administration’s mandates continues. This week? Athletes and entertainers. http://ow.ly/8W9750Ix52c
Environmental activist Francia Márquez has been named a candidate for the vice presidency of Colombia. http://ow.ly/6su850Ix4Jg