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Brooklyn Queens Land Trust (BQLT) will celebrate its first decade as a land trust on November 12th at a reception hosted by the Skylight Gallery at Restoration Plaza in Bedford Stuyvesant. This festive event will bring together community leaders, elected
Hon. Karim Camara Chairman, Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus, LOB 519 Albany, NY 12248 Re: The Whereabouts of the Black Agenda 2014 Dear Mr. Chairman: No voter of African ancestry in New York should
OBITUARY On Tuesday, October 14, 2014 James Cameron Thornhill, M.D. transitioned from this life in the manner in which he lived … with quiet grace and poignant dignity.
On Tuesday, October 14, 2014 James Cameron Thornhill, M.D. transitioned from this life in the manner in which he lived … with quiet grace and poignant dignity. Dr. Thornhill was born on August 28, 1909 to (the late)James Francis Thornhill
“We want to make Brooklyn Borough Hall a green building, a LEED building, primed for renewable and sustainable energy. We’re big on that and that’s an international conversation. We have a local obligation but an international destination.” Borough President Eric
Following a NY Times article about City plans to revise NYC School Discipline Code, Students Call for End to Suspensions for “Defying Authority” New York, NY (9/29/2014)- Following an extensive piece in the NY Times regarding the de Blasio administration’s
By Jordan Laland I took an interest in chess at age 12 in middle school. When my history teacher announced that there would be a daily chess after-school program, I felt the adrenaline rush through my veins; I saw all
William Greaves, one of the most respected independents in the film and television world has passed away. Internationally recognized for his groundbreaking body of work the pioneering African-American filmmaker was 87. Greaves passed at his home in Manhattan on Monday
By Vinette K. Pryce Hurricane Sandy stormed Staten Island a few years ago leaving behind strewn homes, boats and homeless residents but on Aug. 23– the 25th Anniversary of the murder of Yusuf Hawkins in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn — thousands flooded
Originally written by the late Vernon B. Charms, updated by Yvonne L. Graham. The article below was originally written by Mr. Vernon B. Charms and published in the June 20-26, 2013 issue of Our Time Press. Mr. Vernon B.