Posts Tagged ‘News’

Life Beyond Bars: One Man’s Journey From Prison to College | NY Times

Life Beyond Bars: One Man’s Journey From Prison to College | NY Times

By KYLE SPENCER Around midnight on June 30, 1998, Juan Echevarria, a 23-year-old principal in a drug crew, ran into a crack dealer on a Harlem street corner. What ensued, he later told the police, was an argument over money. In those days, Mr. Echevarria would case New York City in a bulletproof vest, often […]


UPTOWN GIRL – IRINA FALCONI

BY Led Black Uptown folks have someone local to root for as the US Open gets underway today. That’s right, 20-year old Irina Falconi learned to play tennis on the public courts in Inwood Hill Park at the tender age of 4. As a matter of fact, we actually lived in the same building on […]

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