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Like “Tweeting”? Look up! The Urban Birder’s in Town

Like “Tweeting”? Look up! The Urban Birder’s in Town

🕔09:35, 22.Feb 2013

By Ajamu Brown Over the past year, I have learned to appreciate the diversity of birdlife in New York City. We have it all, from the pre-historic-looking double-crested cormorant and raspy-screaming red-tailed hawk to the stunningly pretty wood duck and

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MEC FORUM: Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act to be Argued in Supreme Court

MEC FORUM: Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act to be Argued in Supreme Court

🕔10:41, 15.Feb 2013

By David Mark Greaves with Nathaniel Adams “One of the most important cases facing this generation will be Shelby County v Holder, which will be heard before the Supreme Court on February 27th,” said Janai Nelson, Assistant Professor at St.

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Rev. Clarence Norman, Sr. Commemorates 60 Years Pastoring First Baptist Church

Rev. Clarence Norman, Sr. Commemorates 60 Years Pastoring First Baptist Church

🕔10:29, 15.Feb 2013

First Baptist Church is proudly commemorating 60 years of the continuous pastoral leadership of its founding minister, Rev. Clarence Norman, Sr. “I think it’s the greatest blessing a minister can have to be able to spend his entire ministry, his

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Students, Others Rally around Congressman Major Owens as Interim President

Students, Others Rally around Congressman Major Owens as Interim President

🕔16:58, 7.Feb 2013

Students at Medgar Evers College were prescient regarding the eminent leadership crisis at the school. Mere days before President Pollard announced his resignation, a group called Students for Owens called for Congressman Major Owens to lead the college on an

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Irene S. Levy, 95,  of Cumberland St.

Irene S. Levy, 95, of Cumberland St.

🕔17:32, 31.Jan 2013

Longtime Fort Greene resident Irene S. Levy of Cumberland Street drew last breath at Brooklyn Hospital Center last Saturday, January 5th at 1 PM. She was 95 years old. Death was due to pneumonia-related complications. She moved her family to

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2013 Black History- Upcoming Events  in The Village

2013 Black History- Upcoming Events in The Village

🕔17:18, 31.Jan 2013

‘Health and Wellness in Black Communities’ Focus of City Tech’s Black History Month: — including an art exhibition, storytelling, lectures, readings and a panel discussion — to celebrate Black History Month. All events are free and open to the public

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Elissa, Owner of GreeninBKLYN, Is mindful of the Wisdom of Our Grandparents

Elissa, Owner of GreeninBKLYN, Is mindful of the Wisdom of Our Grandparents

🕔16:48, 31.Jan 2013

When money is scarce, our resilience and survival mechanisms kick in and we look for the most cost-effective way of doing things and getting the most for our money recalling the homonyms we grew up with such as “waste not

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Belafonte Celebrates MLK, Jr. at BAM, Speaking Truth to Power

Belafonte Celebrates MLK, Jr. at BAM, Speaking Truth to Power

🕔10:41, 26.Jan 2013

Artists and political leaders gathered to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and hear a keynote address by Dr. King’s personal friend, the legendary Harry Belafonte, Monday, January 21, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s

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TRIBUTES… to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Brooklyn

TRIBUTES… to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Brooklyn

🕔10:21, 26.Jan 2013

Historic Concord Baptist Church Supports Intergenerational Initiatives: On Sunday, January 20, 2013, in celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, the historic Concord Baptist Church of Christ presented grants to The Brooklyn Music School and Brooklyn Savvy, Brooklyn-based organizations

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Health Care and Social Justice Forums kick off Mayoral Campaign Season

🕔10:03, 26.Jan 2013

A consortium of health care providers and activists came together to host a forum on NYC’s health care. Former Comptroller Bill Thompson, current Comptroller John Liu and Sal Albanese were the Democratic candidates who came to present their views to

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