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‘Girlfriend’: Deeply Affecting Drama About Racial Tensions

‘Girlfriend’: Deeply Affecting Drama About Racial Tensions

The death of a classmate brings two high school girls together, but racial tensions threaten their friendship--one teen is African-American, the other is white--in “Girlfriend,” an intelligent, deeply affecting ABC Afterschool Special (today 3 p.m., channels 7, 3, 10, 42).

Newburgh mayor publishes poetry reflecting on race, social justice and COVID

Newburgh mayor publishes poetry reflecting on race, social justice and COVID

Torrance Harvey, 49, of Newburgh, recently released, "America, America!" a collection of his poems described as an "open letter to our nation," according to an announcement from his publisher, Dorrance Publishing Co.

A visit with Newburgh’s Councilman Torrance Harvey

A visit with Newburgh’s Councilman Torrance Harvey

Surprised, because when you listen to him unpack his life story, you realize he has been favored by fortune and has been graced with many amazing opportunities.

Newburgh Mayor Torrance Harvey Speaks at SKS

Newburgh Mayor Torrance Harvey Speaks at SKS

In celebration of Black History Month, The Storm King School hosted a very special guest with the help of the BLSU (Black and Latino Student Union). On Thursday, February 28, Newburgh Mayor Torrance Harvey joined students and faculty for dinner in Henderson Dining Hall before addressing the community at the Walter Reade Jr. Theatre. Throughout the evening, Mayor Harvey highlighted the area’s history through the lens of an African-American as he told inspiring stories from his life as a poet, historian, high school teacher, and most recently, a politician.

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