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Central Brooklyn on sale? Meet the Aussie who’s buying up the neighborhood and then some…

Central Brooklyn on sale? Meet the Aussie who’s buying up the neighborhood and then some… Updated

🕔16:14, 15.Aug 2014

  Alan Dixon is CEO of Dixon Advisory USA (Dixon USA), a firm that oversees more than 60 full-time staff in the New York area office, according to his website. Dixon USA, a subsidiary of Dixon Advisory and Superannuation Services

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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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Graffiti Vandal targets Clinton Hill homes including Publishers of Our Time Press Updated

🕔20:39, 30.May 2014

May 30, 2014 – Several houses in Clinton Hill were overnight targets of a graffiti vandal including the publishers of Our Time Press who had “Your nonsense is everyone else’s” scrawled on the sidewalk in front of their home.    Another

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The Dream at 50 Three Presidents Speak at Anniversary of 1963 March

The Dream at 50 Three Presidents Speak at Anniversary of 1963 March Updated

🕔15:31, 29.Aug 2013

In a moment rich with history and symbolism, tens of thousands of Americans of all backgrounds and colors thronged to the National Mall to join the nation’s first black president and civil rights pioneers in marking the 50th anniversary of

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New Yorkers Go To Surry, Va. To Challenge Pagones’ “Bogus” Garnishment Of Tawana Brawley’s Wages Updated

🕔08:35, 25.Jul 2013

By Mary Alice Miller A contingent of 100 New Yorkers trekked to Virginia this week to support attorneys who are challenging the garnishment of Tawana Brawley’s wages by her accused rapist former Dutchess County assistant district attorney Steven Pagones. One

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Guest Analysis: What’s Behind the Attacks on African-American Activist Assata Shakur?

Guest Analysis: What’s Behind the Attacks on African-American Activist Assata Shakur? Updated

🕔07:11, 10.May 2013

By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire Shakur was arrested on May 2, 1973 after being stopped by the state police while riding in a car traveling on the New Jersey Turnpike. She was seriously wounded in the routine traffic

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Lawsuit Demands Shut Down of City Point Development Project

Lawsuit Demands Shut Down of City Point Development Project Updated

🕔07:03, 10.May 2013

A coalition of labor unions, community activists and elected officials have filed a lawsuit against City Point, a commercial and luxury housing complex rising from the site of the former Albee Square Mall in Downtown Brooklyn. The lawsuit demands that

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Q&A with … Toni Yuille-Williams:  Brooklyn’s Savvy Lady

Q&A with … Toni Yuille-Williams: Brooklyn’s Savvy Lady

🕔12:16, 8.Mar 2013

What are Brooklyn Savvy qualities and traits? It’s about knowing your own power, and not being afraid to express who you are to the fullest. It’s knowing your way around challenges, figuring a way through, around and over obstacles. Being

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Medgar Evers College:  What’s at Stake

Medgar Evers College: What’s at Stake

🕔21:04, 28.Feb 2013

The ships running the Middle Passage stopped at many ports with their human cargo. Each beginning a new journey as a chattel slave, whether it be Brazil, Virginia or New York. It is their descendants that come together at Medgar

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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Rebukes NRA’s Wayne LaPierre Insult against South Brooklyn

🕔09:12, 22.Feb 2013

By Mary Alice Miller Congressman Jeffries is demanding an apology from Wayne LaPierre, President of the National Rifle Association. “There is reality, and then there is Wayne’s World. In Wayne’s World, facts apparently don’t matter,” said Jeffries in response to

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