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MEET DR. ART McCOY, JR.: A VOICE FOR FERGUSON

MEET DR. ART McCOY, JR.: A VOICE FOR FERGUSON

🕔13:55, 23.Aug 2014

  Our Time Press PROJECT EDUCATION … with the loss of a forced-out African-American education czar are Ferguson’s children, white and black, ultimate victims of institutional racism?   The Ferguson-Florissant School District, located in suburban St. Louis, serves more than

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Black Women Begin to Ask: Why Should We March?

Black Women Begin to Ask: Why Should We March? Updated

🕔13:36, 21.Aug 2014

By Mary Alice Miller We are all witnessing yet another dance between civil rights and social control. The latest iterations of this very public dance include the upcoming August 23 “We Will Not Go Back” Verrazano Bridge caravan to the

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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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African Feminism celebrated during Women’s History Month

African Feminism celebrated during Women’s History Month Updated

🕔11:47, 23.Mar 2014

By Mary Alice Miller This year, several Black women’s groups celebrated Women’s History Month with events promoting programs of feminist activism. Barnard College hosted an all-day African Women’s Rights and Resistance Conference on continuing developments in African women’s feminist work.

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Loco in Yokohama, Sane in the States, Baye McNeil Comes Home

Loco in Yokohama, Sane in the States, Baye McNeil Comes Home Updated

🕔11:13, 23.Mar 2014

By: Octavia Farquharson Travel Blogs – at least, most travel blogs—have a tendency to be well-mannered in respects to their romanticized destination. With intentions of portraying some creative lens and/or ability discovered in the quest of exploring new territories, some

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Voza Rivers—A Man for All Seasons

Voza Rivers—A Man for All Seasons Updated

🕔13:50, 8.Mar 2014

  By Herb Boyd Voza Rivers, this son of Harlem, has committed himself unselfishly as a cultural ambassador to his beloved Harlem.  When one Googles Voza Rivers, you go gaga over his multifaceted career, and you will be simply overwhelmed

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For Black America-We Are “Still a Nation at Risk”

For Black America-We Are “Still a Nation at Risk” Updated

🕔15:03, 27.Feb 2014

The National Black Education Agenda Responds to COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS advocated by The Council of State School Officers and the National Governors Association.   Principal Criticisms of the Common Core State Standards: On the Road to Educational Genocide Neither

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Love Your Block Grants

Love Your Block Grants Updated

🕔11:10, 6.Feb 2014

Love Your Block Grants   Love Your Block is a special partnership between Citizens Committee for New York City and NYC Service that provides a unique opportunity for city residents to transform and beautify their neighborhoods.Love Your Block grantees will receive: A grant of $1,000 Access to City

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