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Fratricide and Misogynoir: Straight Outta Compton

🕔09:10, 20.Aug 2015

By Mary Alice Miller For 30 years, Black male rappers have been telling the world that Black women are nothing but hoes and bitches. NWA’s lyrics are explicit in their pathology. “Bitches Ain’t Shit” was about rampant indiscriminate sex with

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Brookdale Prepares to Seek Partner for New East Brooklyn Hospital

Brookdale Prepares to Seek Partner for New East Brooklyn Hospital

🕔13:40, 13.Aug 2015

By Mary Alice Miller Last January Governor Cuomo announced $700 million for a new 21st century state-of-the-art hospital in Kings County. Brookdale Hospital Medical Center is uniquely qualified to benefit from the cash infusion to attract a major health care

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Real Estate Matters: Is Citi Bike Putting Pedal-to-the-Metal in a race to Gentrify North Bed-Stuy?  80 Bike Stations Coming Soon to a Location Near You

Real Estate Matters: Is Citi Bike Putting Pedal-to-the-Metal in a race to Gentrify North Bed-Stuy? 80 Bike Stations Coming Soon to a Location Near You

🕔10:58, 23.Jul 2015

By Bernice Elizabeth Green Citi Bike’s new map is showing expansion of its wheel print by installing 80 bike-sharing stations in areas you thought you’d never see them – at least for now.   That includes thousands of bikes and hundreds

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China Fine Arts visit U.S. for the First Time

China Fine Arts visit U.S. for the First Time

🕔16:52, 17.Jul 2015

By Herb Boyd Part of the splendor of the 12th China National Exhibition of Fine Arts is told in numbers. Out of 24,000 submissions of art work, mostly paintings, 576 works were nominated or received awards. Sixty-five of those works

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Former NYC Comptroller John Liu Calls for City Council Hearings on Contract Scoring Process

Former NYC Comptroller John Liu Calls for City Council Hearings on Contract Scoring Process

🕔18:47, 4.Jun 2015

By Mary Alice Miller John Liu, former New York City Comptroller, has a suggestion to bring transparency to the scoring process that displaces long established community service providers by denial through the contracting process. Liu calls for the New York

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Van Dyke Residents Work with NYCHA for Quality of Life Improvements

Van Dyke Residents Work with NYCHA for Quality of Life Improvements

🕔21:24, 3.Jun 2015

By Mary Alice Miller Last September, residents of Van Dyke Houses and the surrounding community came together to commence a series of monthly meetings designed to improve greater Brownsville under Next Generation NYCHA. Six committees were formed: abandoned lots and

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Suicide Rates Doubled Among African-American Children Ages 5 to 11 Since 1993

Suicide Rates Doubled Among African-American Children Ages 5 to 11 Since 1993

🕔21:12, 3.Jun 2015

Researchers have found that rates of suicide among African-American children, specifically boys, have doubled since 1993, surpassing (for the first time) the rates among white children which dropped over the same period. The study, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics Tuesday, was based on

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View From Here By David Mark Greaves

🕔11:50, 31.May 2015

The devil is always in the details and when it comes to affordable housing in New York, those details are legion.  Mayor deBlasio has come up with a plan to save public housing in NYCHA from the $18 billon in

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View From Here By David Mark Greaves

🕔11:14, 31.May 2015

The devil is always in the details and when it comes to affordable housing in New York, those details are legion.  Mayor deBlasio has come up with a plan to save public housing in NYCHA from the $18 billon in

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