Indoor “Block Party” Celebrates “Our Man, Al Vann” Updated

🕔15:17, 27.Nov 2013

For 38 years, Albert “Al” Vann has represented the communities of Bedford Stuyvesant and Crown Heights in the halls of power, serving these communities with integrity and respect. Two weeks ago, Central Brooklyn came together to say “thank you” with

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Pressure Grows To Release 1971 Attica Rebellion Report

Pressure Grows To Release 1971 Attica Rebellion Report Updated

🕔15:16, 27.Nov 2013

By Mary Alice Miller They were standing in the prison courtyard among hundreds of other green-clad inmates and guards when the shots rang out. Tyrone Larkins, age 23 at the time, was shot 3 times. Albert Victory, then 27, was

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DOE Under De Blasio Administration Remains A mystery

DOE Under De Blasio Administration Remains A mystery Updated

🕔15:11, 27.Nov 2013

Hints given from interview with  key de Blasio education ally By Stephen Witt In a switch from campaign to administrative mode, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has apparently issued an order of silence on Zakivah Ansari, his transition team pick concerned

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The People’s Garden: A Tour Of NYCHA Gardens

The People’s Garden: A Tour Of NYCHA Gardens Updated

🕔15:07, 27.Nov 2013

Over 700 gardens charm developments across the city; glory blooms in the County of Kings! When does one season end and another begin?  Chuck Vasser, a NYCHA Garden and Greening Program consultant, sniffs the air while scanning a new planting

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African- American Share Of NYC’s Pie

African- American Share Of NYC’s Pie Updated

🕔15:01, 27.Nov 2013

We’re missing so much, we don’t even know it’s gone NYC Vendor Spending Jan. 2012-Dec. 2012 Total: Apx. $18 billion dollars Total to African-American Vendors: $27 million View From Here ■ By David Mark Greaves Once we put aside the

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November Is Native American Heritage Month Updated

🕔14:57, 27.Nov 2013

December 5 6p: Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: Black Power TV. Join Black Power TV author Devorah Heitner as she discusses the rise of African-American public television: New York’s Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant and Boston’s Say Brother, as well as Black America’s

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Leaving It All Behind Updated

🕔14:55, 27.Nov 2013

A briefing on the importance  of estate planning By Saira Toppin 2014 is steadfastly approaching. Why not make a New Year’s resolution that you need to keep? Create a living will, begin to put your life after death in order.

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Elite Stars (and Stripes) of 256

Elite Stars (and Stripes) of 256 Updated

🕔14:54, 27.Nov 2013

On Monday, November 18, 2013 Ms. L. Gray welcomed everyone to the 7th Annual Student Council Assembly. “Are you ready? Let’s get started,” she said. She turned the reigns over to Ms. R. Meekins (Mistress of Ceremony). The crowd was

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A Kwanzaa Project Updated

🕔14:51, 27.Nov 2013

If we accept as valid the proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child”, and if we cannot identify the village, do we resign ourselves to being unable to raise our children or do we re-create the village? The

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A New York Meltdown Updated

🕔14:49, 27.Nov 2013

By Eddie Castro TIn this week’s Thanksgiving edition of Ed’s Sports, I’ve decided to be the voice of many New York sports fans when I say,WHAT IS GOING ON??!! The year 2013 has not been kind to the major sports

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