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“AND THAT’S THE WAY IT IS” On April 16, 1962: Walter Cronkite, “the most trusted man in America,” was welcomed as the anchor of The CBS Evening News, where he would remain for 19 years. Cronkite reported on...

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Native Underground: EBC at Rucker Park

April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Entertainers Basketball Classic at Rucker Park in Harlem, New York, is a street basketball tournament established in 1983. Originally founded by Greg Marius, a member of the Disco 4; as a basketball contest between...

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MODERN ART INVADED On February 17, 1913: The New York Armory Show, then known as the International Exhibition of Modern Art, introduced the artists Picasso, Matisse and Duchamp to the United States. The show was described as...

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We’re listening to…  ’Fall In Love’ by Phantogram This track is off the duo’s soon-to-be released second album Voices. We’re watching… NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans Not particularly the most romantic way to kick...

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HE SHOOTS, HE SCORES On February 5, 1989: New York native Kareem Abdul-Jabbar became the first NBA player to score 38,000 points. He’d use his sweet skyhook to become the NBA’s all-time leading scorer with 38,387 points....

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