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11 New Yorkers on the Meaning of Juneteenth

Juneteenth has been celebrated across America since the late 1800s, but has never been an official federal holiday until just this week. For many, the change was welcome, but just the beginning of the work that needs to be done—like “educating future generations on what we as Black people have been through,” as the New Yorker Vinn Bryant put it at the Brooklyn Museum’s second annual “Honoring Juneteenth” event on Saturday, June 19. The institution was founded three decades after the day when enslaved people in Texas found out they had technically been free under the Emancipation Proclamation for two-and-a-half years. But the museum is hardly alone in commemorating and celebrating that historic moment—and in planning to do so for years to come. Meet some of the hundreds in attendance, who shared the personal significance of Juneteenth with the New York City-based visual artist collective Souls in Focus, here.
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Trick Daddy says Beyoncé ‘can’t sing,’ Jay-Z isn’t best rapper alive

This Beyoncé bad-mouther is living proof that murder hornets have nothing on the #BeyHive. Stingers are being sharpened and a swarm of buzzing Queen Bey buffs is declaring digital war against musician-turned-“Love and Hip-Hop: Miami” star Trick Daddy Dollars for saying the 39-year-old “Single Ladies” songstress can’t sing. “Beyoncé don’t...
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Mott Haven Community Fridges Combat Food Insecurity in the Bronx

Mott Haven Community Fridge on 141st and BrookEliot Schiaparelli/News Break. Community Fridges go by the motto “take what you need, give what you can” but so much more goes into keeping one running than that simple line. They can be found plugged into bodegas, churches or even nonprofits that provide electricity to keep the fridges up and running.
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Bronx diesel cost survey shows cheapest station saves $1.30

(BRONX, NY) The price of diesel varies by as much as $1.30 in the greater Bronx area, according to a recent price survey. The survey looked at prices across the greater Bronx area, and found that the cheapest gallon of diesel as of Tuesday was $2.99, at Global at 3400-08 Baychester Ave. By comparison, the most expensive was $4.29, listed at Mobil at 133-11 Roosevelt Ave.
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Diesel lookout: $1.10 savings at cheapest Manhattan station

(MANHATTAN, NY) The price of diesel varies by as much as $1.10 in the greater Manhattan area, according to a recent price survey. The survey, which looked at prices across the Manhattan area on Tuesday, found that Sonomax at 278 Greenpoint Avehad the cheapest advertised diesel, at just $2.99 per gallon. By comparison, the most expensive station in the area was Mobil at Greenpoint Ave, which listed a per-gallon price of $4.09.
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New York City votes in primary for post-pandemic mayor

New York City residents cast ballots in a Democratic primary Tuesday that will all but certainly select the next mayor tasked with shaping the post-pandemic future of America's largest metropolis. Since New York is a Democratic stronghold, though, they are virtually guaranteed to win November's mayoral election against whomever Republicans choose as their candidate.
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Why Kyrsten Sinema's fears about a post-filibuster GOP may be exaggerated

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) explained why she opposes nuking the filibuster in an op-ed published by The Washington Post on Tuesday night, citing fears that the Republican Party would rescind major Democrat-backed legislation, like sweeping voting reform measures or expanded health-care access or retirement benefits, and replace them with pared down, more restrictive laws.
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Diesel survey: Brooklyn's cheapest station

(BROOKLYN, NY) The price of diesel varies by as much as $1.10 in the greater Brooklyn area, according to a recent price survey. The survey, which looked at prices across the Brooklyn area on Tuesday, found that Sonomax at 278 Greenpoint Avehad the cheapest advertised diesel, at just $2.99 per gallon. By comparison, the most expensive station in the area was Mobil at Greenpoint Ave, which listed a per-gallon price of $4.09.
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