Magnolia Tree Earth Center’s Garden Party Fundraiser Updated

🕔12:48, 22.Jun 2010

Offers Surprises and 2010 Hattie Carthan Founders Day Awards to Ten Top New Yorkers SATURDAY, JUNE 26 at the VICTORIAN MANSION in Brooklyn New York City prides itself on being ahead of the curve in the “green” movement.  But more

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Estate Prompts Investigations of Brooklyn Supreme Court Guardianship Program and the Real Lowdown on the Slave Theater Updated

🕔05:39, 17.Jun 2010

Questions about the future of the Slave Theater have been raised to a higher level with the current photo exhibit at Five Myles Gallery.  The theater is a part of what’s left of the estate of Judge John L. Phillips

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The Forgotten Black Fishermen in the Gulf Oil Spill

The Forgotten Black Fishermen in the Gulf Oil Spill Updated

🕔18:27, 10.Jun 2010

The news coverage of the Gulf oil spill might lead you to think black fishers did not exist or were not affected.  That is not true, although they are a dwindling breed. Correspondent Brentin Mock and photographer Shawn Escoffery ferreted

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HAMPTON W. ROOKARD, Freedom Fighter and an Original Man

HAMPTON W. ROOKARD, Freedom Fighter and an Original Man Updated

🕔17:17, 6.Jun 2010

Hampton Woodward Rookard, the son of Ruth Woodward and Walter Rookard, was born January 29, 1929 in Rembert, South Carolina. Hampton migrated to the North with his mother and his sister Margaret. Their first stop was Harlem, then Brownsville, followed

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Through The Night Will Touch You!!

Through The Night Will Touch You!! Updated

🕔12:20, 5.Jun 2010

If you ever wondered what Black men struggle with in our communities, wonder no more. Go and see Through The Night at the Riverside Theatre. This newest play written and performed by the talented, versatile Daniel Beaty, is a story

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New York Architects Design “Soft House” for Haitians Facing Hurricane Season Updated

🕔06:18, 5.Jun 2010

Funds Sought to Build and Distribute Units to Not for Profits and Individuals in Haiti   HaitiSOFTHOUSE is a flexible and sustainable approach to shelter that provides immediate transitional housing, community development and reconstruction solutions. The shelter is designed to

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