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Bed-Stuy Agrees: Throw Racist NBA Owner out of Basketball

Bed-Stuy Agrees: Throw Racist NBA Owner out of Basketball

🕔11:53, 2.May 2014

    By Stephen Witt Bedford-Stuyvesant’s court of public opinion stood squarely behind National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver’s decision of a lifetime ban on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from all NBA games and ownership operations. People interviewed

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Education of Our Children Is Moving Front  & Center In Bedford-Stuyvesant And Beyond

Education of Our Children Is Moving Front & Center In Bedford-Stuyvesant And Beyond

🕔15:05, 19.Dec 2013

Due to the pioneering efforts of such scholars as Dr. Andrea Taylor (left), interest in the fields of technology and science by young women is picking up steam.  DivaSteam, that is.  Dr. Taylor is the volunteer director of the divaSTEAM

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ANALYSIS Rising Tensions Between Blacks And Jews In Bed-Stuy

🕔12:45, 12.Dec 2013

City Councilman-elect Robert Cornegy Says open dialogue needed now  By Stephen Witt Beneath the recent statement and subsequent apology by City Council-elect Laurie Cumbo for her Facebook statements weaving the “knockout game” with fears among some of her black constituents

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Celebrating Weeksville

Celebrating Weeksville

🕔12:27, 12.Dec 2013

The quiet voice of Ms. Joan Maynard, the artist-archaeologist-preservationist who devoted nearly four decades before her death in 2006 to preserving four wood-frame cottages, would be raised in delight yesterday when The Weeksville Heritage Center celebrated the completion of its

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Highly Touted Gifted & Talented Program In  Bed-Stuy Has Two Grades Cut

Highly Touted Gifted & Talented Program In Bed-Stuy Has Two Grades Cut

🕔12:38, 5.Dec 2013

City Councilman-elect Robert Cornegy holds summit with P.S. 3 Principal Beecher By Stephen Witt A Bedford-Stuyvesant public school is in danger of losing its highly touted Gifted & Talented program after its pipeline grades were dismantled, and the Department of

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Bed-Stuy Mobilizes To Bring Gifted & Talented Program Back To Community

🕔17:26, 21.Nov 2013

City Councilman-elect Robert Cornegy & P.S. 308 Principal Dr. George Patterson lead the charge By Stephen Witt   There was a time not too long ago that P.S. 308’s Gifted and Talented (G & T) program was a source of

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Bed-Stuy Food Pantries See Increasing Traffic With Food Stamp Cuts

🕔10:00, 14.Nov 2013

Feds could cut $40 billion more in SNAP assistance that affects mainly children By Stephen Witt It’s not even the end of the first month that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP),  a.k.a. food stamps, was cut and already Bedford-Stuyvesant

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Keeping Bed-Stuy Alive …

🕔13:39, 8.Nov 2013

Allison Shillingford, Darius Clark — Macon Street Residents – win top BET Urbanworld Filmwriting Awards At BET’s recent Urbanworld Film Awards ceremony in TriBeCa, Macon Street residents Allison (Bonner )Shillingford & Darius Clark Monroe received the top writing awards in

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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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Henry Butler is New Bed-Stuy Community Board 3 District Manager

Henry Butler is New Bed-Stuy Community Board 3 District Manager

🕔08:25, 1.Aug 2013

By Stephen Witt If a history of civic, community and business involvement is any indication then Bedford-Stuyvesant residents are in very capable hands with Community Board 3’s new chief administrator. That after the CB3 board both accepted the resignation of

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