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View From Here By David Mark Greaves:  Senator Elizabeth Warren for President

View From Here By David Mark Greaves: Senator Elizabeth Warren for President

🕔11:18, 19.Dec 2014

Commentators are beginning to notice the coming together of the movement against inequality and the huge turnout of whites in police brutality protests taking place across the country, that are increasingly becoming anti-racist and ant-White Supremacy. There has been a

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View From Here:  Black Lives Matter

View From Here: Black Lives Matter

🕔11:53, 13.Dec 2014

What we’re seeing in the reaction to the failure to even indict police officers in the shooting of an unarmed Michael Brown and the chokehold death of Eric Garner is that there is nothing “post-racial” about America and the people

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View From Here: Crisis in the Cities

View From Here: Crisis in the Cities

🕔13:00, 25.Nov 2014

By David Mark Greaves The de Blasio Administration announced it is investing $140 million in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, creating 3,000 new jobs in manufacturing and high-tech industries. The question for African-Americans is: Does our education system turn out graduates

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Project Education: At MCNY’s 50th Anniversary, Late Founder’s Legacy “Amplified” …

Project Education: At MCNY’s 50th Anniversary, Late Founder’s Legacy “Amplified” …

🕔12:11, 22.Nov 2014

Distinguished New Yorkers Honor a College with History of Teaching How to Serve Others Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) celebrated its founding with a 50th Anniversary Gala on Thursday, October 23 at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan. Themed “Amplify

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Lenape’s Griot Voices:   Christopher Paul Moore speaks

Lenape’s Griot Voices: Christopher Paul Moore speaks

🕔11:54, 21.Nov 2014

Publisher’s Note: Christopher Paul Moore, the Brooklyn-based distinguished historian of Native American and African descent, is an elder of the Ramapough-Lenape tribe and an elder of the Collegiate Church of New York. Here, Mr. Moore shares his thoughts on Thanksgiving

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Saving Boys & Girls High School

Saving Boys & Girls High School

🕔21:45, 13.Nov 2014

By David Mark Greaves The Advisory Board for Boys and Girls High School has pulled off a coup.  They have engaged Dr. Michael Wiltshire, Principal of the renowned Medgar Evers Preparatory School, with its 97% graduation rate, to be the

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View From Here, Oct 9, 2014:  What Way Forward in Bed-Stuy

View From Here, Oct 9, 2014: What Way Forward in Bed-Stuy

🕔11:28, 21.Oct 2014

Visiting the Kings County Housing Court you see the stress-lined faces of Blacks and Hispanics standing in the halls and sitting on benches caught between the road and the wheels of economic distress, waiting to be called to determine how

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History Made at NYPD

History Made at NYPD

🕔12:49, 10.Oct 2014

By Walter Taylor Monday, September 29th at Police Plaza, history was made:  Two officers were appointed/promoted; Inspector Juanita N. Holmes was promoted to Deputy Chief and retired Detective Reverend Dr. Barbara Y. Williams-Harris was appointed to Chaplain at the NYPD.

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Project Education:  Some Lessons to Take Away From Jewish Education & Culture

Project Education: Some Lessons to Take Away From Jewish Education & Culture

🕔11:42, 10.Oct 2014

By Stephen Witt What is it about Jewish culture and Jewish education that produces a high percentage of Jews in business, science, math, literature and the arts? I don’t know why this is, but a quick look statistically backs it

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City Council tabs Dr. John Flateau as Brooklyn Board of Elections Commissioner

City Council tabs Dr. John Flateau as Brooklyn Board of Elections Commissioner

🕔11:30, 10.Oct 2014

By Stephen Witt Dr. John Flateau, a professor at Medgar Evers College and longtime Bedford-Stuyvesant political operative, was tabbed by the City Council to become the Brooklyn Commissioner of the Board of Elections. The BOE is a bipartisan body charged

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