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At Herbert Von King Park, Thanksgiving has special  meaning for 350, and one very strong family

At Herbert Von King Park, Thanksgiving has special meaning for 350, and one very strong family

🕔11:07, 26.Nov 2014

Furnishings for the Noel’s new apartment was bestowed upon the family from such groups as 500 Men Who Make A Difference and other organizations. Last Saturday, Von King Cultural Art opened their doors to the family at VKs’ annual Each One,

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Brownsville Resident Fulfills Foreign Service Life Dream

Brownsville Resident Fulfills Foreign Service Life Dream

🕔12:13, 25.Nov 2014

By Mary Alice Miller Alicka Ampry-Samuels has returned to Brownsville after a three-year stint working for the United States State Department and USAID in Ghana, West Africa. Using her experiences and passion for community development in Brownsville, Ampry-Samuels served for

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African-American Politicians Stand Behind Obama’s Immigration Initiative

African-American Politicians Stand Behind Obama’s Immigration Initiative

🕔11:46, 25.Nov 2014

By Stephen Witt Brooklyn Congressman Hakeem Jeffries and Congresswoman Yvette Clarke said last week that President Barack Obama’s Executive Order to legalize some four million undocumented immigrants will have no impact on jobs, housing and contracts let out to traditional African-Americans

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For CEO, Ancestral Echota Wisdom and Parents Example Enlighten and Enrich

For CEO, Ancestral Echota Wisdom and Parents Example Enlighten and Enrich

🕔10:41, 25.Nov 2014

We met Rick Baker at Metropolitan College of New York’s 50th Anniversary gala held October 23rd at The Plaza Hotel in Manhattan. He received the coveted Champion Award for his success as an entrepreneur and philanthropist. Role Models The college’s

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Noam Chomsky:  “Things to be Overcome”

Noam Chomsky: “Things to be Overcome”

🕔10:19, 25.Nov 2014

In celebration of their 30th Anniversary, a milestone for a local activist organization, the Brooklyn For Peace organization gave its Pathmakers to Peace Award to honor the lifelong work of MIT Professor Noam Chomsky, “One of the brilliant minds of

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Subway Fares Going Up As Straphangers Want Better C and A Train Service

Subway Fares Going Up As Straphangers Want Better C and A Train Service

🕔13:27, 22.Nov 2014

By Stephen Witt Dirty stations, slow trains, garbled announcements – subway riders along the Central Brooklyn corridor of Fulton Street don’t need a study to know that the C subway line can often be frustrating. But the MTA has now

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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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Bed-Stuy Volunteer Ambulance Corps Victim of $1Million Identity Theft Scheme

Bed-Stuy Volunteer Ambulance Corps Victim of $1Million Identity Theft Scheme

🕔15:08, 20.Nov 2014

By Stephen Witt Two scam artists were arrested after they allegedly posed as Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps (BSVAC) officials to bilk an Oklahoma bank out of more than $1 million to pay for what they said were new ambulances and

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77th’s Chief Nelson Hails Tucker, Calls Banks “Good Man”; Caldwell Slams Bratton

77th’s Chief Nelson Hails Tucker, Calls Banks “Good Man”; Caldwell Slams Bratton

🕔21:16, 13.Nov 2014

By Stephen Witt If there was any controversy in Police Commissioner William Bratton’s appointment of Benjamin Tucker as the NYPD’s First Deputy Commissioner last week, the other main candidate for the position, Brooklyn Borough North Police Chief Gerald Nelson, isn’t

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BQLT to Celebrate 10 Years of Preserving Land and Building Community

BQLT to Celebrate 10 Years of Preserving Land and Building Community

🕔12:45, 6.Nov 2014

Brooklyn Queens Land Trust (BQLT) will celebrate its first decade as a land trust on November 12th at a reception hosted by the Skylight Gallery at Restoration Plaza in Bedford Stuyvesant. This festive event will bring together community leaders, elected

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