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Linden Plaza residents continue fight against ‘permanent’ rent increases for shoddy Capital Renovations

Linden Plaza residents continue fight against ‘permanent’ rent increases for shoddy Capital Renovations

🕔22:44, 21.May 2015

By Mary Alice Miller Years after a 2008 transfer of ownership of Linden Plaza, residents are contesting rent increases for capital renovations that appear to be permanent, rather than temporary to recoup renovation costs. In 2008, when ownership of Linden

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Graca Machel Emerging as a Voice for the  Vulnerable and Giving Hope for a Balanced “Serene” Order

Graca Machel Emerging as a Voice for the Vulnerable and Giving Hope for a Balanced “Serene” Order

🕔14:35, 21.May 2015

By Bernice Elizabeth Green In Nelson Mandela’s first public appearance in the United States in June 1990, he stopped in Bedford-Stuyvesant at Boys & Girls H.S. to address an audience of young people and national and community leaders. In Graca

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Medgar Evers College Mourns the Tragic Loss of Dean Derrick Griffith

Medgar Evers College Mourns the Tragic Loss of Dean Derrick Griffith

🕔18:55, 14.May 2015

It is with a heavy heart that we regret to confirm that Derrick Griffith, Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management for Medgar Evers College, was killed in the horrific train derailment that occurred in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Tuesday, May 12,

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NYCHA Residents Wait a Lifetime to Purchase FHA Rent-to-Own Homes

NYCHA Residents Wait a Lifetime to Purchase FHA Rent-to-Own Homes

🕔15:23, 14.May 2015

By Mary Alice Miller Lauretta Humphrey has lived in her home since 1987. She raised her family there. Her church is there. She is an active member of her community. Humphrey does not own her home, though she would like

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View From Here By David Mark Greaves:  All is not lost, There is Consciousness Rising

View From Here By David Mark Greaves: All is not lost, There is Consciousness Rising

🕔15:12, 14.May 2015

There is a feeling among the senior generation that the racial unity African-Americans had during the civil rights era has been lost in the rhetoric of diversity and that our young people do not know what it was like during

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Diana Richardson Make History as First Working Families Party Candidate to Win State Elected Office

Diana Richardson Make History as First Working Families Party Candidate to Win State Elected Office

🕔17:39, 7.May 2015

A hotly contested special election for the 43rd Assembly seat formerly held by Karim Camara came to a close with a blowout win for electoral newcomer Diana Richardson. The new Assembly representative for the district covered by Crown Heights, Prospect Lefferts

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View From Here By David Mark Greaves

View From Here By David Mark Greaves

🕔13:07, 30.Apr 2015

  “One burning building will be looped on television over and over again and the thousands of demonstrators who did it the right way have been lost in the discussion,” President Obama said at a press conference on Tuesday describing the events

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Establishing Park Guardians: New Move Aligned with Efforts to Make a Difference

Establishing Park Guardians: New Move Aligned with Efforts to Make a Difference

🕔12:37, 30.Apr 2015

Herbert Von King Park & Cultural Arts Center – Update #2 Bernice Elizabeth Green 500 Men Who Make a Difference, founded and helmed by Wayne Devonish, is in the process of making a huge difference in the appearance of Herbert

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Herbert Von King Park & Cultural Arts Center Update #2

Herbert Von King Park & Cultural Arts Center Update #2

🕔11:32, 30.Apr 2015

On the True Saviors of Von King Park — the Largest Greenspace in North Brooklyn Rumor — steeped more in truth than fantasy — abounds around the formation of a Herbert Von King Park Conservancy, modeled after the New York Central Park

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