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by Hillary Crosley onJuly 30, 2012
From biking to vegan soul food, there's plenty going on in the Big Apple to supplement a healthy lifestyle.
by Jade O. Earle onJuly 5, 2012
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by Brett Johnson onJune 17, 2012
The Root talked to those who protested the controversial police practice as they walked in New York.
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