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The Community Speaks … Elliott “Skipp” Roseboro: Cuomo embraces Charters – sells out other 95% of our kids Updated

🕔19:05, 2.Apr 2014

This is not about Charter schools vs. Public schools. There is room for both. This is about what is right and what is wrong. Mayor Bill de Blasio has taken considerable heat for wanting to remove some Charter schools from

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Keeping Bed-Stuy Alive … Updated

🕔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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Entrepreneurs Open “Brooklyn Burger & Brew”

Entrepreneurs Open “Brooklyn Burger & Brew” Updated

🕔05:47, 31.Oct 2013

Upscale Burger Joint Caters to Families and Neighbors By Keith L. Forest It seems like every week there’s a new bar or restaurant opening in Brooklyn. As New York City’s most populous borough, Brooklyn is outpacing Manhattan as a major

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October Is Bedford- Stuyvesant Month Updated

🕔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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A Schedule Of Events For Parents, Teachers, Caregivers, Students Updated

🕔12:19, 4.Oct 2013

October 5 9:00a-12n- Common Core in Common Language – DOE Parent Academy 2013: Start the School Year Strong. Long Island University, 1 University Plaza.  Meet Kimberly Cline, LIU President and Dennis Walcott, Chancellor, NYC Department of Education.  Workshops collaborating with

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An SOS Call – We Owe Our Children Community Updated

🕔12:15, 4.Oct 2013

Listening to Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now daily serves as a reminder that I want a better world for my grandchildren and future generations. That requires seeking ways to resurrect innate intelligences of each and every child.  Observing the lack of

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Extending Family And Community Involvement Updated

🕔13:21, 20.Sep 2013

by Aminisha Black The extended family has traditionally provided continuity in values, tradition and knowledge.  There was ready access to elders who had traveled the road before.  The statistics on the plight of our youth today demand that we change

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The Parent’s Notebook: Exploring The True Three R’s (Responsibility, Relationships and Resources) Necessary To Unleash The Innate Genius Of Our Children. Updated

🕔08:51, 1.Aug 2013

In Memory of Trayvon and Kamau While thousands  marched  and rallied protesting the not guilty verdict bestowed upon George Zimmerman, (white,) in the murder of  17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida, another 17-year-old African-American youth,  Kamau Chandler, was  shot  and killed 

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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 Updated

🕔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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Self-Empowerment Youth Program Encourages Future African-American Engineers

Self-Empowerment Youth Program Encourages Future African-American Engineers Updated

🕔08:23, 25.Jul 2013

By Stephen Witt Three hundred of the brightest young African-American minds throughout Central Brooklyn, along with 200 parents, packed the cafeteria/gymnasium at P.S. 5 Dr. Ronald McNair Elementary School in Bed-Stuy last Saturday morning for orientation to a mentoring program

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