PREVIOUS ISSUES

PREVIOUS ISSUES Updated

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View From Here …… Living in Difficult Times

View From Here …… Living in Difficult Times Updated

🕔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 Updated

🕔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” Updated

🕔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 … Updated

🕔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 Updated

🕔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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Is “Close To Home” Youthful Offender Program Too Close to Home?

Is “Close To Home” Youthful Offender Program Too Close to Home? Updated

🕔12:40, 5.Jul 2014

By Stephen Witt A much-lauded 2012 program to return low-level youthful offenders from upstate juvenile detention centers to group homes in their neighborhood continues to be plagued by a  high rate of the offenders going absent without leave (AWOL). Dubbed

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SCOTUS Affirms Denial of Birth Control by Family-Owned Companies Updated

🕔12:38, 5.Jul 2014

By Mary Alice Miller The United States Supreme Court closed its 2013 with a case that allows the religious owners of closely-held or family-owned companies to trample on the reproductive choices its women employees and their religious rights. In a

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East Flatbush Community Vehemently Opposes Invasion of High-Rise Developers Updated

🕔12:37, 5.Jul 2014

Members of the Lenox Road Block Association Alliance (LRBAA) have joined forces in defiance of the plan by developers to construct a thirteen(13)-story high-rise in the middle of a narrow residential block on Lenox Road.  LRBAA objections stem from concerns

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Crown Heights Residents Grapple with Increase in Shooting Incidents Updated

🕔12:36, 5.Jul 2014

By Stephen Witt       A longtime Crown Heights community activist in policing matters blasted the de Blasio Administration this week for ignoring the tenants of community policing – namely not involving the community as active partners in keeping the streets

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