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Wellsprings of Faith  Kitchen of Faith: The Bridge Street AME Missionary   Free Food Program is Celebrating 25 Years

Wellsprings of Faith Kitchen of Faith: The Bridge Street AME Missionary Free Food Program is Celebrating 25 Years

🕔18:43, 23.Apr 2015

Established 25 years ago, The Bridge Street Missionary Free Food Program has nourished seniors, adults, men, women and children, in the church’s Richard Allen Fellowship Hall with open arms and hearts. Every Wednesday, from 11:00a to 1:30p, the Feeding Program

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View From Here: Black Lives Matter

View From Here: Black Lives Matter

🕔20:14, 16.Apr 2015

The relaxed manner in which South Carolina police officer Michael Slager shot in the back a desperately running away Walter Scott and his casual walk over to then handcuff Scott, was indistinguishable from a hunter confirming and trussing his kill.

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Master’s Fine Points Noted at Home Going Celebration

Master’s Fine Points Noted at Home Going Celebration

🕔19:29, 16.Apr 2015

For the master preacher, as for the chef and the orchestra conductor, angels perceive and note details. And angels and details were omnipresent at The Concord Baptist Church of Christ in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Monday at the majestic funeral of The

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Alicia Boyd Speaks …on City Council’s Proposed Bill to Provide Representation to Tenants; Proposal, though Ambitious, will Not Save Communities from Displacement

Alicia Boyd Speaks …on City Council’s Proposed Bill to Provide Representation to Tenants; Proposal, though Ambitious, will Not Save Communities from Displacement

🕔18:42, 16.Apr 2015

The City Council is now proposing to pass a bill that would provide  (allowances for) attorney representation to tenants who fall within a certain income bracket, due to the unprecedented movement to remove low- to moderate-income families out of existing affordable housing. 

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Our Time AT HOME:  As the Village Sleeps, Changes Come to our Neighborhoods; “Salvation’s Gone”

Our Time AT HOME:  As the Village Sleeps, Changes Come to our Neighborhoods; “Salvation’s Gone”

🕔18:05, 16.Apr 2015

No more going around the corner for a cheap designer blouse in the dusty throes of Quincy Street’s Salvation Army.  It was inevitable: the massive, stone edifice that forms one of the huge, muscled south wings of the cul-de-sac crowned

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Our Time At Home: Getting to the Roots of Bad News … 

Our Time At Home: Getting to the Roots of Bad News … 

🕔18:00, 16.Apr 2015

 The Herbert Von King Park Cultural Arts Center, 670 Lafayette Avenue, is the true nerve center of the North Bed-Stuy community, and gives us seasonal direction.   So it should come as no surprise that many residents are reeling from the news and the reality of

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Participatory Budget Voting begins for some Council Districts, but not all.  Why?

Participatory Budget Voting begins for some Council Districts, but not all. Why?

🕔17:50, 16.Apr 2015

The NYC Council website explains that “Participatory Budgeting is a democratic process in which residents decide how to spend a portion of the city’s budget. It gives real power to New Yorkers who have never before been involved in the political

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Lynda Ireland, Former President & CEO of NY/NJ  Minority Supplier Development Council, Has Died

🕔20:37, 9.Apr 2015

Speakers at April 2 Funeral Included Rev. Hilton O. Smith, Senior VP at Turner Construction and Harriet R. Michel, Former  CEO, NMSDC        New York, NY (April 6, 2015) — Lynda Ireland, the former president and CEO of the New

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Tensions Persist Regarding Plan for New Development in Van Dyke Houses Area

Tensions Persist Regarding Plan for New Development in Van Dyke Houses Area

🕔23:43, 2.Apr 2015

By Mary Alice Miller A moment of truth is coming. In May, Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye plan to announce a comprehensive NextGeneration NYCHA plan. The plan includes a pilot program to enhance customer service in

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Do NYCHA Residents Have a Prayer?

Do NYCHA Residents Have a Prayer?

🕔23:33, 2.Apr 2015

By Bernice Elizabeth Green The residents of the Eleanor Roosevelt Houses will not have a Happy Easter this year.  And their Mother’s Day may take a hit, too.    On March 14 at around 7:30pm, one ER resident was in the

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