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Dr. Adelaide Sanford Speaks on Dr. John Henrik Clarke and the Trayvon Martin at  Tribute to Dr. Clarke

Dr. Adelaide Sanford Speaks on Dr. John Henrik Clarke and the Trayvon Martin at Tribute to Dr. Clarke

🕔09:16, 1.Aug 2013

“Dr. John Henrik Clarke was a transforming person. He was able to help you to understand your intrinsic worth. Unfortunately, our young people and some of our older people know our athletes and entertainers and those kept before us on

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Madeline Moore Burrell, L. Londell McMillan, Lisa Noble, Viola Plummer, Susan Taylor, among honorees at BEPAA’s 15th Annual John Henrik Clarke Tribute

Madeline Moore Burrell, L. Londell McMillan, Lisa Noble, Viola Plummer, Susan Taylor, among honorees at BEPAA’s 15th Annual John Henrik Clarke Tribute

🕔08:46, 1.Aug 2013

By Mary Alice Miller Descendants of African people gathered from all over the region to bring collective memory in tribute to Dr. John Henrik Clarke. The event, held at Boys and Girls High School, was hosted by the Board for

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A Golden Anniversary for “Old-timers” at Brownsville Recreation Center

A Golden Anniversary for “Old-timers” at Brownsville Recreation Center

🕔08:38, 1.Aug 2013

Photos and text by: Lem “Juice” Peterkin The work of Pinn, Kinard, Weusi and a host of others in establishing Brooklyn around 1963 as the center of New York City’s community activism is reported widely. But a man named “Jocko”

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Henry Butler is New Bed-Stuy Community Board 3 District Manager

Henry Butler is New Bed-Stuy Community Board 3 District Manager

🕔08:25, 1.Aug 2013

By Stephen Witt If a history of civic, community and business involvement is any indication then Bedford-Stuyvesant residents are in very capable hands with Community Board 3’s new chief administrator. That after the CB3 board both accepted the resignation of

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Self-Empowerment Youth Program Encourages Future African-American Engineers

Self-Empowerment Youth Program Encourages Future African-American Engineers

🕔08:23, 25.Jul 2013

By Stephen Witt Three hundred of the brightest young African-American minds throughout Central Brooklyn, along with 200 parents, packed the cafeteria/gymnasium at P.S. 5 Dr. Ronald McNair Elementary School in Bed-Stuy last Saturday morning for orientation to a mentoring program

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African-American, Hasidic Jew relationship in Bed-Stuy contentious Allegations of preferential treatment, sexual misconduct & predatory real estate practices persist

African-American, Hasidic Jew relationship in Bed-Stuy contentious Allegations of preferential treatment, sexual misconduct & predatory real estate practices persist

🕔08:07, 25.Jul 2013

By Stephen Witt A cultural and economic turf war between African-Americans and Hasidim Jews continues to brew in Bedford-Stuyvesant with the park attached to the Marcy Public Houses along the Myrtle Avenue corridor being the latest battleground. The difficulty began

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Reactions in Bedford- Stuyvesant and Beyond to George Zimmerman’s Not Guilty Verdict

🕔08:34, 18.Jul 2013

KAZEMBE BATTS was at a barber shop in Brooklyn when he heard the verdict for George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin’s killer. While K was hopeful George Zimmerman would be convicted, the verdict, he says, came as no surprise. “It reminded me

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Four Medgar Evers College Students Awarded Scholarships to Study

Four Medgar Evers College Students Awarded Scholarships to Study

🕔12:36, 15.Jul 2013

 Medgar Evers College announced that four students were recently awarded scholarships to study and conduct research overseas this summer and in the upcoming fall semester. Sophomore Fabienne Mondelus; seniors Chad Hannibal and Rhode- Elise Jacques, and freshman Kevon Martin were

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Neighborhood Residents Setting New Standards for aking A Difference in the Community

Neighborhood Residents Setting New Standards for aking A Difference in the Community

🕔11:12, 15.Jul 2013

By Stephanie Green of Shades of Green Entertainment & Jennifer Cadet of ACA Some businesses acknowledge one-year anniversaries with a celebration of their specific achievements. Jean and Gayna Alerte, owners of Brooklyn Swirl, one of the most successful small businesses

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Literary icon, Bed-Stuy resident

🕔09:37, 15.Jul 2013

“It’s my neighborhood.
It’s truly a neighborhood. We talk to each other, we do things with each other and for each other and we watch out for our children.”

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