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House Passes Equality Act, Bolstering Legal Protections For LGBTQ AmericansThe bill passed by a vote of 224 to 206, with three Republicans joining Democrats in voting "yes."
Queens Woman Undergoes Liver Transplant After Doctors Link Mystery Infection To Nose PiercingDana Smith, a mom from Queens, is sharing her story to warn others that waiting too long to see a doctor or go to the hospital - even during the pandemic - can be a deadly mistake.
COVID Impact: Advocates Say Pandemic Causing Rising Mental Health Issues, Suicide Rates And Exploding Opioid CrisisFamilies on Long Island on Thursday called for more funding to help the increasing number of people suffering from mental illness and substance disorders.
Bergen County Charity Awarded $1 Million Grant To Serve 100,000 Free MealsBergen County restaurants were at risk of closing and pantries were days away from running out of food.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Top Advisor Steve Cohen Deflects Questions About Bullying And Sexual Harassment AllegationsIf you wanted to hear from Cuomo on Thursday about the accusation made by former aide Lindsey Boylan you were plumb out of luck.
New York City Fashion Designer Aaron Potts On Mission To Make Industry More InclusiveAaron Potts' line of clothing is gender neutral and fits a wide range of sizes, from extra small to 2X.
COVID Vaccine: Washington Heights Sisters Pushing NYC To Begin In-Home InoculationsThere was a City Council vote Thursday to require Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration to announce a comprehensive plan to vaccinate homebound senior citizens for COVID-19.
Jewish Holiday Of Purim Looks A Little Different Due To PandemicAs CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reports, games are being played out of a car, hence the Purim "car-nival" at Congregation Kol Ami in White Plains. 

Black History Is Our History

Black History Is Our History: Southampton, Donors Set To Restore Home Of Philanthropist Pyrrhus ConcerHis obituary described him as one of the most respected residents of the Hamptons. But the important legacy of former slave Pyrrhus Pyrrhus Concer was lost in the last century.
Black History Is Our History: Divine Nine Fraternities, Sororities Offer Lifetime Of Brotherhood, Sisterhood For African AmericansAfrican Americans still face unique challenges on college campuses and in their communities, so the Divine Nine is as necessary today as it was more than a century ago when most of the organizations were founded.
Black History Is Our History: Bishop Mitchell Taylor Takes On Racial Wealth Gap Created By Redlining With Urban Upbound Federal Credit UnionEleven years ago, Bishop Mitchell G. Taylor co-founded the Urban Upbound Federal Credit Union right across from the Queensbridge Houses, where he grew up.
Black History Is Our History: MLB Working To Incorporate Negro League Stats Into Official RecordThe inclusion of the Negro Leagues' stats could change the leaderboards, especially for earned run and batting averages.
Black History Is Our History: Students Continue Centuries-Old Traditions Of Poetry In Black CultureThe rich traditions of Black poets go back centuries, but history is still being made in 2021.
Black History Is Our History: Confronting Housing Discrimination & America's Racial Wealth GapAs we celebrate Black History Month, we're taking a closer look at the racial wealth gap in America and its roots in the modern suburbs. The typical white household has about 10 times the accumulated wealth of the typical Black household.

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