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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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Rev. Herbert Daughtry: DBNA Component of Atlantic Yards’ CBA ‘Remains Intact’

Rev. Herbert Daughtry: DBNA Component of Atlantic Yards’ CBA ‘Remains Intact’

🕔08:19, 28.Jan 2016

Deal is for free seats in the arena and use of a suite when it’s not sold out By Mary Alice Miller With the announced complete sale of the Barclays Arena to Russian oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov, questions surfaced regarding whether

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Community Pressure Leads to Arrests in Brownsville Gang Rape

Community Pressure Leads to Arrests in Brownsville Gang Rape

🕔09:53, 15.Jan 2016

By Mary Alice Miller As we go to press, charges are pending for the five participants in the gang rape of an 18-year-old woman in Osborn Park, Brooklyn last Thursday. The case is also under investigation in the Brooklyn District

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Councilmember Cumbo Calls for Legislation and Resources, Not Buddy System to End Violence Against Women

Councilmember Cumbo Calls for Legislation and Resources, Not Buddy System to End Violence Against Women

🕔09:24, 15.Jan 2016

NEW YORK, NY – New York Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo, Chair of the Committee on Women’s Issues, joined by elected officials and advocates on Monday, called for legislation and resources – not the buddy system to end violence against women.

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KCP Exclusive:  Medgar Evers College Reaches Out For More Orthodox Jewish Students

KCP Exclusive: Medgar Evers College Reaches Out For More Orthodox Jewish Students

🕔09:11, 15.Jan 2016

Stephen Witt, Kings County Politics Medgar Evers College is readying a major push to become the CUNY “school of choice” for Orthodox Jewish students, particularly to the large number of college-aged students living nearby in Crown Heights’ large Lubavitch Jewish

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OPINION Sanders-Warren Before New Hampshire Would Rock the Nation

OPINION Sanders-Warren Before New Hampshire Would Rock the Nation

🕔21:24, 14.Jan 2016

Elizabeth Warren should endorse Bernie Sanders before New Hampshire, or they should run as a ticket By Brent Budowsky Elizabeth Warren should endorse the presidential candidacy of Bernie Sanders before the New Hampshire primary or, in the alternative, Mr. Sanders

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