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PREVIOUS ISSUES

PREVIOUS ISSUES Updated

🕔10:00, 17.Jul 2014 Read Full Article

East Flatbush Community Vehemently Opposes Invasion of High-Rise Developers Updated

🕔12:37, 5.Jul 2014

Members of the Lenox Road Block Association Alliance (LRBAA) have joined forces in defiance of the plan by developers to construct a thirteen(13)-story high-rise in the middle of a narrow residential block on Lenox Road.  LRBAA objections stem from concerns

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BLACK WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES, 2014

🕔17:16, 28.Jun 2014

  Progress and Challenges 50 Years After the War on Poverty 50 Years After the 1964 Civil Rights Act 60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Black Women’s Roundtable March, 2014 Executive Summary

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U.S. Man Crosses Atlantic Ocean by Rowboat on 4th Attempt

U.S. Man Crosses Atlantic Ocean by Rowboat on 4th Attempt Updated

🕔17:06, 28.Jun 2014

NEW YORK -Victor Mooney, 48, of Queens and The Spirit of Malabo,  a twenty-four-foot Brazilian custom-made ocean rowboat, has passed the longitude [59.29W], which marks the successful crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, this past Saturday morning. Mooney is expected to

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Cuomo to Face Challenge from the Left

Cuomo to Face Challenge from the Left Updated

🕔16:47, 28.Jun 2014

By Cady Kuzmich Staff writer http://www.legislativegazette.com June 23, 2014 Fordham University Law Professor Zephyr Teachout formally launched her challenge against Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary this September. Teachout’s announcement on June 16 in Albany came on the same

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The Williamsburg Effect: the Gentrification of Brooklyn Is Being Reflected in the Court System

🕔09:22, 23.Jun 2014

The Williamsburg Effect: the Gentrification of Brooklyn Is Being Reflected in the Court System By Nicole Akoukou Thompson   The “Williamsburg Effect” — the widespread gentrification of Brooklyn — is more detrimental than many realize. Brooklyn is known for its

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Stanley Nelson’s FREEDOM SUMMER  to air on PBS, June 24

Stanley Nelson’s FREEDOM SUMMER to air on PBS, June 24

🕔09:19, 23.Jun 2014

  In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over ten weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined with organizers and local African-Americans in an effort to shatter

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“Renaissance House” in the Vineyard Calling for Voices to Read Frederick Douglass’ Historic “Fourth of July”  Speech at Inkwell Beach

“Renaissance House” in the Vineyard Calling for Voices to Read Frederick Douglass’ Historic “Fourth of July” Speech at Inkwell Beach

🕔09:17, 23.Jun 2014

If you’re on Martha’s Vineyard this Fourth of July, become part of history when Renaissance House Writer’s Retreat in the Vineyard presents the annual open-air, public reading of  Frederick Douglass’ “What Does the Fourth of July Mean to a Negro?”

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News Briefs

🕔10:58, 6.Jun 2014

  Interfaith Medical Center Gets Clean Bill of Health   Interfaith Medical Center (IMC) this week emerged from bankruptcy after a federal court approved its restructuring proposal, ending a year-and-a-half battle that threatened its closure. “We are thankful for all

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A Lasting Brooklyn Moon

A Lasting Brooklyn Moon Updated

🕔09:08, 30.May 2014

  By Olivier Stephenson When Mike Thompson opened Brooklyn Moon Café, an intimate roughly 30-seat-capacity eatery in January 1995, the Fort Greene community where it’s located at 745 Fulton Street, was nothing close to what it looks like today.  

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