Education of Our Children Is Moving Front  & Center In Bedford-Stuyvesant And Beyond

Education of Our Children Is Moving Front & Center In Bedford-Stuyvesant And Beyond

🕔15:05, 19.Dec 2013

Due to the pioneering efforts of such scholars as Dr. Andrea Taylor (left), interest in the fields of technology and science by young women is picking up steam.  DivaSteam, that is.  Dr. Taylor is the volunteer director of the divaSTEAM

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Closure Of Interfaith Medical Center Is Imminent

Closure Of Interfaith Medical Center Is Imminent

🕔15:03, 19.Dec 2013

Healthcare crisis in Brooklyn can no longer wait even a single day Elected officials are extremely concerned that mediation between the Interfaith Medical Center (IMC), the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) and the Department of Health

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Unusual Select Bus Stop Raises Questions Of  Accessibility And Safety

Unusual Select Bus Stop Raises Questions Of Accessibility And Safety

🕔14:59, 19.Dec 2013

By Mary Alice Miller After years of planning and construction, central Brooklyn transit riders have begun to access new select bus service replacing limited stops along the B44 route complete with “bus bulb” sidewalk extensions. Most bus bulbs are flush

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Celebrating Weeksville Through The Eyes Of The Future

Celebrating Weeksville Through The Eyes Of The Future

🕔14:53, 19.Dec 2013

By: Akirah Harris, Desiree Henderson, Janiyah Hughes, Ailec Lasalle, Chasity Patrick,  Jayla Shuler, Janae Singleton, Amya Torres, Ranasia White, Maurice Williams, Students Deborah Alexander and Jean Derico, Supervising Teachers On Wednesday, December 11, 2013, after invited 2nd and 3rd grade

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Celebrating An Educator Through The Eyes of His Heirs

Celebrating An Educator Through The Eyes of His Heirs

🕔14:42, 19.Dec 2013

By: P.S 256/Benjamin Banneker Elementary School Student Council with the support of  T. Henry, Parent coordinator, Ms. L. Gray, Counselor, and Teacher Ms. I. Payne On Friday, December 13, 2013, 5th grade students of P.S. 256/The Benjamin Banneker School assisted

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Fulton St. Sculpture Deserves Closer Look: Todd Williams Broke Barriers!

Fulton St. Sculpture Deserves Closer Look: Todd Williams Broke Barriers!

🕔14:26, 19.Dec 2013

Angela Davis, Amiri Baraka, Mark Twain and Victor Hugo have spoken through the ages: the built environment we erect around us reflects our values and civic priorities! By: Morgan Sankofa Powell Consider Boys and Girls High School an art museum. 

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Proposed Bed-Stuy Sanitation Garage Hits New Snag

🕔14:19, 19.Dec 2013

Location of the Nostrand Avenue site moves from 35th to 33rd City Council District By Stephen Witt With winter coming in like a hawk and a new mayoral administration, Bedford-Stuyvesant residents are wondering if after a 25-year wait they will

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Couple’s Beautiful Mission Saves Babies’ Lives

Couple’s Beautiful Mission Saves Babies’ Lives

🕔14:17, 19.Dec 2013

Nene’s Secret ethnic hair care collection founders Nene (pronounced Nay-Nay) and Brian K. Marks are a New York married, entrepreneurial couple who have made beauty and babies their mission. Nene was born and lived in Liberia, West Africa until she

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The Trouble with the Common Core

The Trouble with the Common Core

🕔14:11, 19.Dec 2013

BY THE EDITORS OF RETHINKING SCHOOLS It isn’t easy to find common ground on the Common Core. Already hailed as the “next big thing” in education reform, the Common Core State Standards are being rushed into classrooms in nearly every

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Mandela – A Portrait  and Model Of Self-Esteem

Mandela – A Portrait and Model Of Self-Esteem

🕔13:20, 19.Dec 2013

The worldwide tribute to Nelson Mandela served as a reminder of the power nourished by self-esteem.   What is self-esteem?  It is the overall judgment of oneself.    High self-esteem is a quiet “under the skin” feeling of comfort with yourself, not

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