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Our Time at Home:  “Made in Brownsville” Gives Youth the Tools … to design change in their communities and their lives

Our Time at Home: “Made in Brownsville” Gives Youth the Tools … to design change in their communities and their lives

🕔19:52, 27.Aug 2015

Brownsville has Brooklyn’s highest neighborhood rate of unemployment with 29.6% of disconnected youth ages 16-24 who are not working or going to school, according to a report from the social science research council, Measure of America. Longtime resident Quardean Lewis-Allen,

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PREVIOUS ISSUES

PREVIOUS ISSUES

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Alton Maddox at Hearing on Lawyer Accountability Calls Secret Lawyer Discipline a Violation of the 14th Amendment

Alton Maddox at Hearing on Lawyer Accountability Calls Secret Lawyer Discipline a Violation of the 14th Amendment

🕔13:00, 13.Aug 2015

By Mary Alice Miller Alton Maddox testified at the New York City public hearing of the Commission on Statewide Attorney Discipline held at the New York County Lawyers Association. “I am not here as an individual grievant,” said Maddox. “I

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An Atlantic Avenue Story

An Atlantic Avenue Story

🕔13:09, 8.Aug 2015

This building located on 1025 Atlantic Avenue, bookends Classon and Atlantic Avenues at the northeastern-most intersection. Not too many years ago, it was a forgotten low-rise hulk.  There was a tall  marquee of Sherita the cat beckoning landlords to purchase fuel because

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President Obama’s Africa Trip Makes History

President Obama’s Africa Trip Makes History

🕔10:07, 31.Jul 2015

By Mary Alice Miller Within a few days, President Obama made history three times. Obama’s trip to his father’s birthplace in Kenya was the first during his presidency. He is the first sitting president to visit Ethiopia. And President Obama

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View From Here:  America Awakens to Racism, Now What?

View From Here: America Awakens to Racism, Now What?

🕔12:36, 23.Jul 2015

By David Mark Greaves I read where the nation is said to be finally awakening to how racism is entwined in its fabric and this is a good thing, because I’ve been looking at the carnage for all of my

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Real Estate Matters: Deborah Ann Leary and Mr. Jimmy Leary, Father and Daughter “Getting Started” and Not Giving Up

Real Estate Matters: Deborah Ann Leary and Mr. Jimmy Leary, Father and Daughter “Getting Started” and Not Giving Up

🕔22:25, 16.Jul 2015

  Part II of Three Parts By Bernice Elizabeth Green Several people walked away from security jobs this week at 406 Tompkins Avenue, moved by stories or memories of families, friends or neighbors turned out into the streets: displaced. Not

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Real Estate:Tompkins Avenue Candy Store owner James Thomas Leary’s Story

Real Estate:Tompkins Avenue Candy Store owner James Thomas Leary’s Story

🕔08:37, 10.Jul 2015

“It’s a strong word, ‘invaded’, but one that never leaves the mind when chasing gentrification in real time. Invasions can be grand — an entire neighborhood — or nearly imperceptible — a single building, one apartment at a time…. “Money

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Our Time Press Exclusive: Rep. Yvette Clarke Calls for Scrutiny and Revision of City Contracting Process

Our Time Press Exclusive: Rep. Yvette Clarke Calls for Scrutiny and Revision of City Contracting Process

🕔08:43, 6.Jul 2015

By Mary Alice Miller (July 9, 2015-Our Time Press) In the face of escalating disparate impact of New York City’s contracting process on women and minority owned businesses Congresswoman Yvette Clarke called for the City Council, the Comptroller and the

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View From Here-   Charleston Tragedy: A Call for a Nation’s Self-Examintion

View From Here- Charleston Tragedy: A Call for a Nation’s Self-Examintion

🕔15:31, 26.Jun 2015

It took the slaughter of nine parishioners, to shock the nation into a look at the dark side of its history and people are repelled and incensed at the thoughts and images they see.   The racism-fueled terrorist attack at the

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