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October Is Bedford- Stuyvesant Month Updated

🕔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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Bertram Baker Legacy in Bedford-Stuyvesant

Bertram Baker Legacy in Bedford-Stuyvesant Updated

🕔09:11, 21.Jul 2011

Last Saturday, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and his lovely wife, First Lady Diane Patrick, an attorney, along with hundreds of friends, supporters and family members proved you can go home again —  especially when home is Brooklyn. The Patricks joined

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Restoration Plaza readies for grand reopening Updated

🕔12:15, 13.May 2011

One of Bed-Stuy’s crown jewels, Restoration Plaza on Fulton Street, is getting ready to show itself off again after a five-year, $10 million renovation. “We hope to have the plaza open for outdoor seating around June 1,” said Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration

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At Witt’s End Updated

🕔12:13, 24.Mar 2011

Build Atlantic yards in Bedford-Stuyvesant     If developer Forest City Ratner (FCR) wants to prefabricate all planned 16 high-rise buildings in his $4.9 billion Atlantic Yards project tat’s fine with me as long as most of the factory work stays in

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Questions raised about New York Supermarket chain’s hiring practices Updated

🕔13:55, 3.Mar 2011

By Eric M. Deadwiley, February 23, 2011 The Food Bazaar Supermarkets have been a local staple in the Bedford-Stuyvesant/Williamsburg sections of Brooklyn for many years now. Every week around Thursday or Friday, supermarket flyers are left at the doors of

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Response to a Reader Updated

🕔10:07, 14.Nov 2010

To the Editor: I love the Bedford-Stuyvesant community. My family and I are newcomers and would like for our local politicians to stop using and abusing the words “black community”.  Yes, we know Bed-Stuy is mostly black, but that will

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Councilman Al Vann on the Current and Future Bedford-Stuyvesant part 2 Updated

🕔08:58, 8.Oct 2010

OTP: The legislative session that just ended has been a very effective session with Sampson there and Paterson, with a lot of things done around issues in the African-American community.   It seems like there was a hiatus between the

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500 Men Making a Difference Updated

🕔17:36, 27.Jul 2010

Please join“ 500 Men Making a Difference” to work on the completion of a conference center in   Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn. Lets come together and put the Man back in Manhood and accomplish some tangible goals together Sponsored By Boys

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Estate Prompts Investigations of Brooklyn Supreme Court Guardianship Program and the Real Lowdown on the Slave Theater Updated

🕔05:39, 17.Jun 2010

Questions about the future of the Slave Theater have been raised to a higher level with the current photo exhibit at Five Myles Gallery.  The theater is a part of what’s left of the estate of Judge John L. Phillips

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HAMPTON W. ROOKARD, Freedom Fighter and an Original Man

HAMPTON W. ROOKARD, Freedom Fighter and an Original Man Updated

🕔17:17, 6.Jun 2010

Hampton Woodward Rookard, the son of Ruth Woodward and Walter Rookard, was born January 29, 1929 in Rembert, South Carolina. Hampton migrated to the North with his mother and his sister Margaret. Their first stop was Harlem, then Brownsville, followed

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