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Our Time at Home:  “Made in Brownsville” Gives Youth the Tools … to design change in their communities and their lives

Our Time at Home: “Made in Brownsville” Gives Youth the Tools … to design change in their communities and their lives

🕔19:52, 27.Aug 2015

Brownsville has Brooklyn’s highest neighborhood rate of unemployment with 29.6% of disconnected youth ages 16-24 who are not working or going to school, according to a report from the social science research council, Measure of America. Longtime resident Quardean Lewis-Allen,

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View From Here:  View Biden-Warren 2016: America’s 2nd Revolution?

View From Here: View Biden-Warren 2016: America’s 2nd Revolution?

🕔19:20, 27.Aug 2015

By David Mark Greaves Oh wonder of things, could it be true?  Can we really envision Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren as an alternate Democratic ticket for the presidency? As it is now, the driving force to

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View From Here: 2016 Presidential Campaign with Sanders, Clinton and the Donald

View From Here: 2016 Presidential Campaign with Sanders, Clinton and the Donald

🕔10:06, 14.Aug 2015

By David Mark Greaves The run-up to the 2016 presidential election is dreary on so many fronts that it is easy to see why the campaign of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination is gaining momentum with crowds

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Brookdale Prepares to Seek Partner for New East Brooklyn Hospital

Brookdale Prepares to Seek Partner for New East Brooklyn Hospital

🕔13:40, 13.Aug 2015

By Mary Alice Miller Last January Governor Cuomo announced $700 million for a new 21st century state-of-the-art hospital in Kings County. Brookdale Hospital Medical Center is uniquely qualified to benefit from the cash infusion to attract a major health care

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State Senator Sampson’s District At-Risk of No Representation Until 2017

State Senator Sampson’s District At-Risk of No Representation Until 2017

🕔14:52, 8.Aug 2015

By Mary Alice Miller With Senator John Sampson’s conviction on charges related to impeding a federal investigation, his seat was automatically vacated. The 19th senatorial district that covers large swaths of Brownsville, East New York, Canarsie, Mill Basin and part

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In Full Bloom: A Legacy of Gardening and Gardeners in Bed-Stuy and Beyond Bainbridge St. (MXB & Stuyvesant) and Ingersoll Houses are Winners

In Full Bloom: A Legacy of Gardening and Gardeners in Bed-Stuy and Beyond Bainbridge St. (MXB & Stuyvesant) and Ingersoll Houses are Winners

🕔14:42, 8.Aug 2015

By Bernice Elizabeth Green “When Brooklyn ‘greens’ it, it means it!” said Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams at the announcement of the winners of the 2015 Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest yesterday at a press conference  on the champion residential block,

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Brooklyn Supports Lawyers for Public School Students Arrested in School

Brooklyn Supports Lawyers for Public School Students Arrested in School

🕔13:26, 8.Aug 2015

By Mary Alice Miller A Harlem middle school student found herself in a fight down the street from her school during the past school year. After the fight ended the student entered the school, where she was promptly arrested on

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An Atlantic Avenue Story

An Atlantic Avenue Story

🕔13:09, 8.Aug 2015

This building located on 1025 Atlantic Avenue, bookends Classon and Atlantic Avenues at the northeastern-most intersection. Not too many years ago, it was a forgotten low-rise hulk.  There was a tall  marquee of Sherita the cat beckoning landlords to purchase fuel because

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President Obama’s Africa Trip Makes History

President Obama’s Africa Trip Makes History

🕔10:07, 31.Jul 2015

By Mary Alice Miller Within a few days, President Obama made history three times. Obama’s trip to his father’s birthplace in Kenya was the first during his presidency. He is the first sitting president to visit Ethiopia. And President Obama

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A.G. Schneiderman Outlines Scope of Role as Special Prosecutor in Police Killings of Citizens

A.G. Schneiderman Outlines Scope of Role as Special Prosecutor in Police Killings of Citizens

🕔09:32, 31.Jul 2015

By Mary Alice Miller New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman called the first-in-the-country Office of Special Prosecutor a response to a “crisis in public confidence” in policing that threatens to erode public willingness to cooperate with police investigations, step

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