Boys & Girls H.S. Administrators Design a Day “Most Awesome,” Fit for a King …

Boys & Girls H.S. Administrators Design a Day “Most Awesome,” Fit for a King …

🕔12:27, 26.Jul 2014

Text: Bernice Elizabeth Green. Photos, this page: Dr. Olivia Cousin. 1,000 Children, Volunteers participate in day-long community service activities and mighty walk for Nelson Mandela On July 18, people around the world celebrated the life, spirit and principles of Nelson

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Brownsville Tenants Face Denial of Basic Services

Brownsville Tenants Face Denial of Basic Services

🕔11:10, 26.Jul 2014

As temperatures began to rise in early July, tenants at 702 Rockaway Avenue had no relief from the heat. Electricity and gas to the entire building was shut off. There was no garbage collection. And the protective intercom system cover

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DOE Rejects plan to educate young African-American and Hispanic males

DOE Rejects plan to educate young African-American and Hispanic males

🕔21:15, 25.Jul 2014

By Stephen Witt The city’s Department of Education (DOE) was not among 60 of the nation’s largest school districts pledging support of President Obama’s initiative to improve the educational futures of young African-American and Hispanic boys beginning in preschool and

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View From Here: Immigration

View From Here: Immigration

🕔20:30, 25.Jul 2014

The crisis of illegal immigrant young people at the southern U.S. border is not as far away as you might think. CNN reports that Chris Cabrera, Vice President of the National Border Patrol Council in the Rio Grande Valley, a

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VIEW FROM HERE: NYPD wolf pack attack and kill unarmed man on Staten Island

VIEW FROM HERE: NYPD wolf pack attack and kill unarmed man on Staten Island

🕔20:02, 25.Jul 2014

How else to describe them? The officers circled the big black man, Eric Garner, 43, a father of six who witnesses said had just broken up a fight, snatching at him until one of them strikes, grabbing Garner around the

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View From Here …… Living in Difficult Times

View From Here …… Living in Difficult Times

🕔12:53, 5.Jul 2014

By David Mark Greaves There is a national disaster happening right now in Black communities across the country and it should not be left to the kindness of strangers from well-meaning organizations or the tepid response from government to repair

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Fredrick Douglass: Never Forget

Fredrick Douglass: Never Forget

🕔12:48, 5.Jul 2014

Frederick Douglass, born into slavery, escaped and became a masterful orator fighting against that great evil.  Among his well-known speeches is “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro”, presented in Rochester, New York on July 5, 1852. Douglass had

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At the Domino Sugar Factory Thru July 6, Kara Walker’s 75.5ft long, 35.5ft high  and 26ft wide “Subtlety”

At the Domino Sugar Factory Thru July 6, Kara Walker’s 75.5ft long, 35.5ft high and 26ft wide “Subtlety”

🕔12:45, 5.Jul 2014

                                                                                                        KaraWalker’s “A Subtlety or The Marvelous Sugar Baby, an homage to the unpaid and overworked artisans who have refined our sweet tastes from the cane fields to the Kitchens of the New World on the occasion of the Demolition of

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Bed-Stuy Block Still Rocks “the Power,” after 25 Years …

Bed-Stuy Block Still Rocks “the Power,” after 25 Years …

🕔12:43, 5.Jul 2014

  Photos and text by Bernice Elizabeth Green     From its opening credits with Rosie Perez’s brilliant choreography rocking Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power” rhymes and beats to its stunning conclusion, Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing is considered

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Our Time AT HOME : Mr. Grannum’s Canvass: A Patch of Brooklyn Earth

Our Time AT HOME : Mr. Grannum’s Canvass: A Patch of Brooklyn Earth

🕔12:41, 5.Jul 2014

  Clinton Hill’s Jeff Grannum, Jr. is very much “at home” resurrecting lifeless spaces.   “As an artist, I’ve grown to love gardening and landscaping because of all the design aspects they incorporate. I guess you can say I specialize

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