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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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Ft Greene Sr. Citizens Council Secures Funding for New Home

Ft Greene Sr. Citizens Council Secures Funding for New Home

🕔23:01, 5.Feb 2016

By David Mark Greaves At the legislative breakfast of the Fort Greene Senior Citizens Council, the blessing by Reverend Charles Galbreath of the Clarendon Road Church included an appeal to the Lord and the assembled politicians for funding, an appeal

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Officials pushing new bills, policies, awareness for Victims of City’s Rampant Deed Fraud Abuse

🕔21:12, 5.Feb 2016

City deed rooms – and policies — may match the streets as the sites of some of the nation’s most heinous “bait and switch” crimes of theft African-American and Latino former and current property owners living in some of the

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Chancellor Fariña: What Business Can Do to Help Educate Children

Chancellor Fariña: What Business Can Do to Help Educate Children

🕔20:50, 5.Feb 2016

By Akosua Albritton Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña was invited to breakfast at NYU Tandon School of Engineering on January 28, 2016 to tell local businesses what they can do for the NYC Department of Education (DOE). The invitation came from

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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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View From Here: Dangerous Times

🕔11:19, 28.Jan 2016

By David Mark Greaves These are very dangerous times because this upcoming election could be stolen and right out in the open and few will see it coming. While the country is amused, bemused, horrified and wondering where are we

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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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James to DeBlasio: Increase Commitment, Improve New York’s M/WBE Program, Now By Akosua K. Albritton

James to DeBlasio: Increase Commitment, Improve New York’s M/WBE Program, Now By Akosua K. Albritton

🕔08:29, 28.Jan 2016

Akosua K. Albritton Will the promise of a $16 billion MWBE budget over the next 10 years make New York City’s MWBE’s turn out to be THE solution to a major problem or will it result in a bigger problem down the road? Mid-December 2015,

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