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Preservationist’s Spirit

Preservationist’s Spirit

🕔15:45, 11.Feb 2016

  This structure, former headquarters for the East New York Savings Bank, was demolished last year. But from its remains, a phoenix of a movement is on the rise with preservationist Zulmelena Then, founder of PENY, providing the wings. Zulme

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PREVIOUS ISSUES

PREVIOUS ISSUES

🕔10:00, 11.Feb 2016 Read Full Article
Selling the Community Benefits Agreement  to the Community

Selling the Community Benefits Agreement  to the Community

🕔08:54, 11.Feb 2016

The following article regarding the Atlantic Yards Community Benefits Agreement was published by OTP in August 2005. We reprint it now to see what was promised to get community support, versus what has been achieved with two of the main

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Michael Feeney, 32, Compassionate Journalist, Dies    

Michael Feeney, 32, Compassionate Journalist, Dies    

🕔23:49, 5.Feb 2016

Michael Feeney, seasoned in his field on the level of veteran journalists who’ve spent two or more decades in print, cared for his community, his culture, his craft.   And his work reflected it.   We met him in 2010 during

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Flint Water Crisis: They Knew, Didn’t Care – Governor’s e-mails reveal an administration’s callous disregard

Flint Water Crisis: They Knew, Didn’t Care – Governor’s e-mails reveal an administration’s callous disregard

🕔11:42, 28.Jan 2016

By Ryan Felton in Detroit and Nicky Woolf in San Francisco Michigan governor Rick Snyder was informed of water quality issues in the city of Flint’s supply as early as February 2015, according to emails released to the public on Wednesday, but his

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Brock’s Story: When Cellars was Home … in Brooklyn

🕔09:36, 28.Jan 2016

By Bernice Elizabeth Green There was no place in New York City quite like Greenwich Village in the 50’s and 60’s, not even in Brooklyn. On any given day you could run into some of the hippest music performers and

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Scholastic Shelves ‘Smiling Slaves’ Picture Book

Scholastic Shelves ‘Smiling Slaves’ Picture Book

🕔08:59, 28.Jan 2016

By Sheryl Estrada, diversityinc.com   Scholastic Publishing is stopping the distribution of a controversial children’s book about George Washington’s enslaved cook, Hercules, and his daughter, Delia, after being highly criticized for illustrating slavery as joyful. “A Birthday Cake for George

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TEENS IN COURT

TEENS IN COURT

🕔08:47, 28.Jan 2016

by Ashley Gunnis, 17 The purpose of the Juvenile Justice System is to “build a stronger and safer community while advancing public safety”; however, it sometimes seems that the system is doing more harm than good. In New York, more

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Michigan Prosecutor Opens Probe of Flint Water Crisis

Michigan Prosecutor Opens Probe of Flint Water Crisis

🕔05:58, 21.Jan 2016

  BY STEPHANIE GOSK, HANNAH RAPPLEYE AND TRACY CONNOR, NBC NEWS Michigan’s top prosecutor launched an investigation Friday into the Flint water crisis to see if any laws were broken — as the local sheriff declared that “people lied to us.” “In 21st century

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Councilmember Cumbo Calls for Legislation and Resources, Not Buddy System to End Violence Against Women

Councilmember Cumbo Calls for Legislation and Resources, Not Buddy System to End Violence Against Women

🕔09:24, 15.Jan 2016

NEW YORK, NY – New York Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo, Chair of the Committee on Women’s Issues, joined by elected officials and advocates on Monday, called for legislation and resources – not the buddy system to end violence against women.

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