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Anna Deavere Smith, famed for creating one-woman, documentary theater pieces about taut social issues in which she portrays multiple people she’s interviewed, has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most lucrative awards in...
A co-founder of Reddit and activist who fought to make online content free to the public has been found dead, authorities confirmed Saturday, prompting an outpouring of grief from prominent voices on the intersection of free speech and the Web. Aaron...
A photograph of New York Police Officer Lawrence DePrimo giving boots to a barefoot homeless man has gone viral, getting more than 400,000 "likes" on the department's Facebook page and a wave of positive media attention. The New York Times reported that...
Pop & Hiss“Brooklyn rappers don’t go 'whoop whoop,' they rob.” If there was any doubt about the stickup bona fides of the borough that produced the Notorious B.I.G., the Boot Camp Clique and M.O.P., Mr. MFN eXquire educated the Echo crowd shortly....
Times Staff WriterLANCASTER, S.C. — On a sweltering afternoon, the Rev. Al Sharpton takes a swig of iced tea and rises to address the crowd at Etta's Kitchen. Hooking his thumbs in the vest of a three-piece suit, the Harlem Democrat explains why he's running for...
Dave Laz, an Orthodox Jew based in Miami Beach, and who heads an interracial rock band, "Dr. Laz & The CURE," remembers his association with rock icon Richie Havens who opened the legendary 1969 Woodstock Music Festival, and who passed away last week at...
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pix11.com | @wpix"It happened really fast," Ehud Halevy told PIX 11 in his first chance to speak out against the two police officers seen on the video that went viral, that has been called the "Crown Heights Synagogue Smackdown." It started as a argument about leaving...
The Baltimore SunThe very last episode of Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" will offer a taste of both New York and Baltimore. The Baltimore flavor will come by way of "The Wire." As the Los Angeles Times puts it, Bourdain has frequently "geeked out" about "The...
pix11.com | @murphypixNatoya Turnbull thought she was getting a good deal from a camp director advertising on the popular website, “Living Social”. The cost was $500 for nine weeks, and Turnbull thought the program would be great for her eight year old daughter....
PIX11.com | @PIX11DanPIX 11 first introduced you to the group the Brooklyn foot soldiers last year, an extraordinary program that began back in 2001 with one big umbrella goal : to keep kids out of trouble while helping the community. PIX11 first introduced you to the...
PIX11.comPIX11's Hilary Whittier met with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz on the Dunkin Donuts Studio on the Run in Coney Island to discuss the 34th annual Seaside Summer Concert Series at Coney Island and the 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr....
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