Day: July 7, 2011

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Malcolm X: A Search for Truth

There is a spark and energy at the point of creation, the same spark and energy that is in Malcolm X’s eyes, stride and voice. His life as such a visceral work-in-progress, is rendered movingly though still photographs, documents and text in “Malcolm X: A Search for Truth” at Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in […]readmore

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Governer and First Lady of Massachusetts Will Celebrate Ties to

One of the best-kept secrets of modern politics is the extent to which Black Brooklyn has spawned the nation’s leading politicians. Bearing witness to that fact will be the Governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, who is visiting Bedford-Stuyvesant on Saturday, July 16 with First Lady Diane, an attorney, commemorating the life of the first Black […]readmore

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Bed-Stuy Restoration Celebrates 44 Years of Community Developement

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration) celebrated its 44th anniversary as the nation’s first community development corporation at the annual “Cultivating an Abundant Community” benefit on Tuesday, June 28th at Chelsea Piers. This year’s annual benefit honored Lloyd Blankfein, CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs, and Hill Harper, Award-Winning Actor and Best-selling Author. “This year’s honoree […]readmore

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Millions March in Harlem Gears Up!

The Millions March in Harlem buzz is in the streets around the country. Posters and flyers are everywhere and people are excitedly talking about the need for unified action and change. The Millions March in Harlem will be held on Saturday, August 13, assembling on Malcolm X Blvd. at 110th Street.  It will focus on […]readmore

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Assemblyman Karim Camara Interviewed

Central Brooklyn Assembly member Karim Camara was tabbed last week to head the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus in Albany.   Others who have led the caucus in the past include Percy Sutton, Shirley Chisholm, former Mayor David Dinkins and Congressman Charlie Rangel. Camara represents the 43rd Assembly District including […]readmore

Sports

Sports: Return of the Captain

As we look back at this past weekend filled with cookouts, fireworks and weekend getaways, most of all sports, what would the weekend have been without the Subway Series taking place at Citi Field.  The Yankees came in holding the best record in the American League.  The Yankees took two out of three games from […]readmore

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Man Up Inc.! Under Attack

Man Up Inc! was born from heartache. Almost 10 years ago, 8-year-old Dashawn Hill was walking down the street with his mother when they got caught in a gun battle. Dashawn was struck and killed. In response, A. T. Mitchell brainstormed with others to confront violence in the East New York and Brownsville communities. Man […]readmore