Less Fortunate Sandy  Victims Worried About Getting Their Share Of Federal Money

Less Fortunate Sandy Victims Worried About Getting Their Share Of Federal Money Updated

🕔06:01, 31.Oct 2013

Coney Island NYCHA residents and Canarsie homeowners among those still suffering By Stephen Witt While Hurricane Sandy hurt everyone across the socioeconomic line, it hurt the poor a little more, according to published reports. The storm ravaged Brooklyn a year

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Barneys And Macy’s Investigated For Allegedly Treating Black Customers Like Criminals Updated

🕔05:54, 31.Oct 2013

Erin Fuchs Businessinsider.com New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating allegations that Barneys and Macy’s detain and question customers based on their race, the New York Daily News reports. The attorney general asked Barneys and Macy’s to provide an

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President Obama On Albany Avenue

President Obama On Albany Avenue Updated

🕔05:52, 31.Oct 2013

Prospect Park has not seen anything like military helicopters, including Marine One, landing on the Great Lawn as President Barack Obama arrived to speak to the students at Pathways in Technology Early College High School housed in the Paul Robeson

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Entrepreneurs Open “Brooklyn Burger & Brew”

Entrepreneurs Open “Brooklyn Burger & Brew” Updated

🕔05:47, 31.Oct 2013

Upscale Burger Joint Caters to Families and Neighbors By Keith L. Forest It seems like every week there’s a new bar or restaurant opening in Brooklyn. As New York City’s most populous borough, Brooklyn is outpacing Manhattan as a major

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Citywide African Burial Grounds Gain Recognition

Citywide African Burial Grounds Gain Recognition Updated

🕔05:41, 31.Oct 2013

East New York Signs Unveiled; Harlem site plaques approved by City…and More! Can you imagine what it was like to be Black in our city before paved roads were common and ferries were the main way people crossed the river

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Thomas Sankara  And The Assassination Of Africa’s Memory

Thomas Sankara And The Assassination Of Africa’s Memory Updated

🕔05:37, 31.Oct 2013

By Dr. Chika A. Ezeanya Thomas Sankara was Burkina Faso’s president from August 1983 until his assassination on October 15, 1987. Perhaps more than any other African president in living memory, Thomas Sankara, in four years, transformed Burkina Faso from

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November Is Native American Heritage Month Updated

🕔05:33, 31.Oct 2013

November 1 7:00p: Community Education Forum & Booksigning: Teaching Who We Are, For Our Children’s Future.  Dr. Molefi Kete Asante is keynote speaker. Location: Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave. @ Jefferson Ave. Dr. Asante will sign his African American History:

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Retrieving Parent Power Updated

🕔05:29, 31.Oct 2013

While the media gives readers and viewers news flashes daily, it’s rare that we get more than a name, location and date of the incidents.  The Children’s Defense Fund’s statistics are gathered and presented in a way that arouses attention

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The Brooklyn Way Updated

🕔05:26, 31.Oct 2013

By Eddie Castro The wait is over, and here comes another exciting season of basketball in the Borough of Brooklyn. Year one is in the books and with year two the buzz around the Brooklyn Nets is championship. Nets owner

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The Mandelas’ Wine Toast: From Their “House” To Ours Updated

🕔15:20, 24.Oct 2013

An elegant, warm VIP reception for Dr. Makaziwe Mandela, daughter of global icon and South Africa’s former president Nelson Mandela, and Tukwini Mandela, his granddaughter, was hosted by Edmun Braithwaite, Joyce Turner and Michael Lambert, representing the 375-plus member Bedford-Stuyvesant

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