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NAACP Leader Lashes Out at Critics of School Lawsuit

Hazel Dukes threw latest punch in squabble with Success Charter Network.

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Harlem Tenants Fight to Strengthen Rent Laws

More than 200 people gathered in Harlem to push for stronger rent control laws, a month before the laws are set to expire.

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Harlem Should Lead Push to End Dirty Heating Oil, Board Says

With the country's highest child asthma rates, Harlem schools should be the first to stop using dirty oil, CB 10 said.

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Group Handling $150M in Columbia Cash for Harlem Should be Disbanded, Says Community Board

Says the West Harlem Local Development Corporation has failed its mission.

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Schomburg Photo Exhibit Examines the Changing Face of Harlem

The Schomburg's new exhibit looks at the changing face and history of Harlem through famous photographers' lenses.

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MTA Will Search for Remains at East Harlem Burial Ground

MTA officials said they will search for remains at the 126th Street and First Avenue site beneath their bus depot.

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New Schomburg Head Welcomed to Harlem

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, 38, outlined his plans for the cultural center.

Downtown »

Tenant Activists Rally for Rent Protections on City Hall Steps

The tenants called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to support their cause.

Manhattan »

Cathie Black Critics Vow to Continue Opposition

Critics of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's pick for schools chancellor are promising lawsuits and more rallies.

Manhattan »

Who is Cathie Black?

Schools Chancellor Joel Klein stepped down Tuesday and will be replaced by Hearst magazines executive Cathie Black.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Harlem Success Academy Looking At Different Upper West Side School, District Official Says

Success Charter Network is looking at a different Upper West Side school for its expansion plans, an official says.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Controversial Upper West Side Charter School Clears Hurdle With SUNY Approval

The state's charter review commission approved Harlem Success Academy's plan to move to the Upper West Side.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Bill Perkins Drops the N-Word in Attack on Upper West Side Charter School

State Sen. Bill Perkins' use of the n-word raised eyebrows at a rally against a charter school.

Manhattan »

Upper West Siders Protest Harlem Charter School's Plan to Move Into Neighborhood

Parents say Harlem Success Academy's planned expansion to P.S. 145 will further strain an already overcrowded district.

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Bill Perkins Lashes Out At Mayor For Calling the Primary a 'Royal Screw-Up'

Bill Perkins said he was worried Bloomberg's comments might encourage voters to stay home.

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