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Bed-Stuy YMCA Fights Diabetes With Education

🕔13:34, 21.May 2011

Looking for a way to change your eating habits or  gain a new healthier lifestyle? Well, look no further than the YMCA’s new program. The Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA has a new program geared towards diabetes prevention.  The program focuses on healthy

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William Garfield Greaves Documentarian – Filmmaker – Teacher October 8, 1926 – August 25, 2014

William Garfield Greaves Documentarian – Filmmaker – Teacher October 8, 1926 – August 25, 2014

🕔19:09, 29.Aug 2014

William Greaves, one of the most respected independents in the film and television world has passed away.  Internationally recognized for his groundbreaking body of work the pioneering African-American filmmaker was 87.  Greaves passed at his home in Manhattan on Monday

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Night Out Against Crime Brings Police & Community Together

Night Out Against Crime Brings Police & Community Together

🕔11:41, 8.Aug 2014

  By Stephen Witt Deputy Inspector Scott Henderson, the Commanding Officer of the 81st Police Precinct, stood just outside Jackie Robinson Park and noted (with pride) how nearly a thousand people turned out for the precinct’s National Night Out Against

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Gala Celebrating New Federal Theater (44th Year) and Legendary Producer-Director Voza Rivers, A Class Act in the History of Black Theatre

🕔11:44, 23.Mar 2014

Appearances and Performances by intergenerational stars showcased Executive Producer Woodie King, Jr.’s event theme: Our History is Our Equity By: Gloria Dulan-Wilson Sunday, March 16 was truly a momentous occasion as the Black theatrical and entertainment community saluted, feted and

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Brooklyn Has an Answer: Reading and Writing about Us

🕔16:03, 30.Jan 2014

By Morgan Powell Seven years working in the County of Kings – most recently as a journalist – has solidified my conviction: Sankofa!  Knowing the paths we’ve walked sharpens our perspective as we move forward.  This article is about Brooklyn’s

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Biking Brooklyn, An Interview With Velo City

Biking Brooklyn, An Interview With Velo City

🕔12:13, 5.Dec 2013

By Morgan Powell Velo City is an organization based in Brooklyn that was founded by three young women of color in 2010.  These urban planners and a landscape architect aim to increase diversity in allied professions and their own.  With

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October Is Bedford- Stuyvesant Month

🕔14:27, 24.Oct 2013

October 24 5:30p-7:30p: Opening Reception for Koho Yamamoto: Works of the Master, an exhibition of the works of the famous artist-educator, who at 91, is still teaching and painting. Dr. Myrah Brown Green is curator. Aaron Davis Hall, Convent Avenue

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October Is Bedford- Stuyvesant Month

🕔12:54, 18.Oct 2013

October 17 BED-STUY ALIVE! – A TASTE OF SOUL Support Participating Restaurants online. www.bed-stuyalive.org. 6:00p: Schomburg Center’s Ed Talks: The Misinformation of the Negro by Dr. Ivory A. Toldson. Ed Talks is a new forum for educational scholars and thought

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October is Bedford- Stuyvesant Month

October is Bedford- Stuyvesant Month

🕔12:28, 10.Oct 2013

October 11 6:00p: Reparations Forum at SISTAS’ PLACE, with a keynote address from David Comissiong, member of the Reparations Committee in Barbados. Mr. Comissiong has been in the forefront of the Reparations Movement for decades and he has recently published

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Events in Central Brooklyn & Beyond

🕔12:46, 4.Oct 2013

October 5 11a-4p: Crown Heights North House Tour: chnhousetour@gmail.com (Self-guided, rain or shine). 12noon-5p: EscapeMakers Local Food & Travel Expo at Brooklyn Borough Hall. YOU MUST PREREGISTER to ATTEND THIS FREE EVENT! REGISTER AT escapemaker.com/travelexpo 12noon-5p: Prospect Heights House Tour:

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