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Rev. Dr. Deborah Finley-Jackson Speaks Pt. 2

🕔12:08, 15.Mar 2013

The Rev. Deborah Finley-Jackson speaks long and compassionate about education and children. It is the reason we separated her cogent, insightful comments for Our Time Press — on the importance of educating ourselves and our children about our unique histories

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“Use Tax Payer Funding Fairly, Support Community Newspapers”

“Use Tax Payer Funding Fairly, Support Community Newspapers”

🕔11:56, 15.Mar 2013

By William “Bill” Thompson There’s an old saying in politics: “you go where the voters are.” The idea is to always reach out to individuals and communities and never take any group for granted. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what our city

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Q&A with … Toni Yuille-Williams:  Brooklyn’s Savvy Lady

Q&A with … Toni Yuille-Williams: Brooklyn’s Savvy Lady

🕔12:16, 8.Mar 2013

What are Brooklyn Savvy qualities and traits? It’s about knowing your own power, and not being afraid to express who you are to the fullest. It’s knowing your way around challenges, figuring a way through, around and over obstacles. Being

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Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes Honors Brooklyn’s Extraordinary Women

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes Honors Brooklyn’s Extraordinary Women

🕔12:54, 4.Mar 2013

On Tuesday, 33 Extraordinary Women were honored today by Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes as he announced the recipients of his seventh annual Extraordinary Women’s event. They include a woman who works with children and young adults with

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Medgar Evers College:  What’s at Stake

Medgar Evers College: What’s at Stake

🕔21:04, 28.Feb 2013

The ships running the Middle Passage stopped at many ports with their human cargo. Each beginning a new journey as a chattel slave, whether it be Brazil, Virginia or New York. It is their descendants that come together at Medgar

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“By Any Means Necessary” – CUNY takeover of Medgar Evers College

“By Any Means Necessary” – CUNY takeover of Medgar Evers College

🕔20:54, 28.Feb 2013

“By any means necessary”, that protest ultimatum of the martyred Malcolm X, acquires an ironic twist in the wake of the recent co`up by CUNY at Medgar Evers College. This disputed action of the CUNY Chancellery comes as Black History

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DA Charles Hynes on Regina Katherine Drew

🕔20:41, 28.Feb 2013

Women’s History Month Series: In Celebration of Mothers My Mother Regina Katherine Drew was a great Mother. I’m certain I share that feeling with virtually all children. But circumstances in my Mother’s life and the way she dealt with adversity

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Sen. Parker: Downstate Medical Center and University Hospital ‘Too Big to Fail’

Sen. Parker: Downstate Medical Center and University Hospital ‘Too Big to Fail’

🕔20:29, 28.Feb 2013

By Mary Alice Miller As the state budget dealing draws near, State Senator Kevin Parker is adamant about his support for the future of SUNY Downstate Medical Center and University Hospital. “I, myself, have committed to vote ‘no’ on every

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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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