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National Association of University Women Brooklyn Branch Celebrates 60 Years of Community Service

National Association of University Women Brooklyn Branch Celebrates 60 Years of Community Service

🕔11:16, 20.Feb 2015

In March 1910, Mrs. Mary Church Terrell, Dr. Sara Brown, Dr. Fairfax Brown and Miss Mary Cromwell met in Washington, D.C. to form a new club for African-American women who were college graduates. Twenty university graduates joined the new club

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Rumors of Lafayette Avenue Key Food Closure Shakes Clinton Hill Residents

Rumors of Lafayette Avenue Key Food Closure Shakes Clinton Hill Residents

🕔19:56, 19.Feb 2015

Public Advocate James, District Leader Alabi,Respond By Stephen Witt The bad news is that the Key Food Supermarket, which has served Clinton Hill residents at the intersection of Lafayette and Grand Avenues for over 60 years, is closing in less

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Fort Greene Revolutionary War Monument among Rep. Hakeem Jeffries’ First-Term Accomplishments

Fort Greene Revolutionary War Monument among Rep. Hakeem Jeffries’ First-Term Accomplishments

🕔19:18, 19.Feb 2015

By Mary Alice Miller A study is under way to designate the Prison Ship Martyrs’ Monument in Fort Greene Park as part of the National Park System. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries introduced the Prison Ship Martyrs’ Monument Preservation Act on April

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Bed-Stuy Homeowners Face Increasing Costs Due To Bribery Scam

Bed-Stuy Homeowners Face Increasing Costs Due To Bribery Scam

🕔19:06, 19.Feb 2015

By Stephen Witt Bed-Stuy homeowner Eric Nathaniel just received a letter from State Farm, and it wasn’t pretty. It said his deductible for homeowner insurance has shot from $1,000 to $2,500. “For making a claim that was never my fault!,”

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Talib Kweli Speaks on the Business of Hip Hop

Talib Kweli Speaks on the Business of Hip Hop

🕔10:43, 19.Feb 2015

Having a lot of Twitter followers is great for the ego. A blog once called me the king of “Black Twitter” for my ability to use my Twitter feed to create social discourse. So that’s nice. However, having all these

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NAUW Brooklyn Branch Hosts March 1st Program Celebrating Black History and Women’s History Months and its milestone 60th Year

NAUW Brooklyn Branch Hosts March 1st Program Celebrating Black History and Women’s History Months and its milestone 60th Year

🕔14:44, 16.Feb 2015

Roxana Walker-Canton, Award-Winning Documentary-Maker and Installation Artist, is Guest Speaker BROOKLYN, NY – On Sunday, March 1st, from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, the National Association of University Women (NAUW) Brooklyn Branch will host its annual celebration of Black History

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Community Reacts to Cop Indictment in Shooting of Innocent Man

Community Reacts to Cop Indictment in Shooting of Innocent Man

🕔21:48, 12.Feb 2015

By Mary Alice Miller Unnamed law enforcement sources alerted NYC media that a grand jury had indicted Officer Peter Liang on Tuesday for the shooting death of Akai Gurley in a dark stairwell of the Pink Houses on November 20.

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Bed-Stuy Rocked with Building Inspectors “On The Take” As Gentrification Grows

Bed-Stuy Rocked with Building Inspectors “On The Take” As Gentrification Grows

🕔21:26, 12.Feb 2015

By Stephen Witt To Bedford-Stuyvesant homeowner Eric Nathaniel, this week’s massive bust of 50 people including city Department of Buildings (DOB) and Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”) employees, property managers and owners, expeditors, contractors and one engineer was

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Linden Plaza Residents in Sustained Fight to Keep Their Homes

Linden Plaza Residents in Sustained Fight to Keep Their Homes

🕔21:01, 5.Feb 2015

By Mary Alice Miller Longtime residents of Linden Plaza in East New York are being priced out of their homes by a process that was supposed to maintain affordability. Rents in the 45-year-old Mitchell Lama development have increased 130% in

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Eubie Blake Auditorium in Von King Park Gets a Makeover

Eubie Blake Auditorium in Von King Park Gets a Makeover

🕔20:20, 5.Feb 2015

By Stephen Witt The Eubie Blake Auditorium, one of the crown jewels of the Herbert Von King Park Cultural Center, is getting a multimillion-dollar makeover, the Parks Department confirmed this week. The renovation of the auditorium is just part of

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