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MLK Commission Student Winners Tackle Education, Bullying and Economic Opportunity

MLK Commission Student Winners Tackle Education, Bullying and Economic Opportunity

🕔14:43, 24.Jan 2015

By Mary Alice Miller   Central Brooklyn’s MLK Commission “Live the Dream” student academic competition is swiftly becoming one of New York City’s premier annual commemoration of the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Students from Brooklyn’s

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Rehashed Story Rallies Lawmakers’ Resolve To Keep Interfaith Strong

Rehashed Story Rallies Lawmakers’ Resolve To Keep Interfaith Strong

🕔10:52, 19.Jan 2015

By Stephen Witt Old news rehashed by a struggling tabloid as new news concerning Interfaith Medical Center has led to a bevy of local elected officials vowing this week to take a more proactive approach to monitoring the finances and

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The View From Here By David Mark Greaves:  All Lives Matter

The View From Here By David Mark Greaves: All Lives Matter

🕔16:50, 23.Dec 2014

The assassination of Police Officers Rafeal Ramos and Wenjian Liu has broken the heart of the city and cast a pall over Christmas. The descent into madness by an enraged individual, has left us wondering how do we get out

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Local Residents and Elected Officials React to Police Being Killed

Local Residents and Elected Officials React to Police Being Killed

🕔15:39, 23.Dec 2014

By Stephen Witt In the wake of the execution-style shooting deaths of Police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos at the intersection of Tompkins and Myrtle Avenues, local residents offered up support for the fallen law enforcement agents while also

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Blood on Many Hands as War of Words Continue

Blood on Many Hands as War of Words Continue

🕔13:50, 23.Dec 2014

By Stephen Witt Two police officers from the 84th Police Precinct were “ambushed” and shot dead last Saturday afternoon in Bedford-Stuyvesant as they sat in their marked patrol car by a lone gunman who then fled into a nearby subway

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Blood on Many Hands:  Responses to Police Shootings

Blood on Many Hands: Responses to Police Shootings

🕔13:19, 23.Dec 2014

By Mary Alice Miller  Gunshots rang out on a clear Saturday afternoon. The intersection of Tompkins and Myrtle Avenues is used to the sound of daytime gunfire, but this time it was different. This time, a gunman brazenly walked to

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Bed-Stuy Satmars Interested for Black & Jewish Affordable Housing Complex

🕔19:50, 18.Dec 2014

Bed-Stuy Satmars Interested in Black & Jewish Affordable Housing Complex By Stephen Witt The community-based organization that provides a myriad of social services to the Satmar religious sect of Jews that have been migrating into Bedford-Stuyvesant from Williamsburg said they

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Our Time AT HOME Eric Nathaniel: Kosciusko Street Property Bashers  Continue to Threaten and Destroy Quality of Life

Our Time AT HOME Eric Nathaniel: Kosciusko Street Property Bashers Continue to Threaten and Destroy Quality of Life

🕔15:52, 13.Dec 2014

By Bernice Elizabeth Green Almost as wide as the fissure apparently created by the developer between the rooftop of the offending 392 and the Nathaniel family’s 390 — which is receiving torrents of rain seeping into walls and “melting” the

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The Rotten Apple

The Rotten Apple

🕔13:11, 13.Dec 2014

                                                        By Eddie Castro               Through nearly a third of the season completed, no one would have thought the New York Knicks would stink this bad. Don’t mean to be a tad bit graphic about it but that’s how

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View From Here:  Black Lives Matter

View From Here: Black Lives Matter

🕔11:53, 13.Dec 2014

What we’re seeing in the reaction to the failure to even indict police officers in the shooting of an unarmed Michael Brown and the chokehold death of Eric Garner is that there is nothing “post-racial” about America and the people

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