Day: January 26, 2013


Eddie Castro's Sports: Brooklyn Is Ballin’

It is truly amazing what a coaching change can do for a team. The Brooklyn Nets have been the hottest team in the league the past 2 weeks. Since P.J Carlesimo took over on an interim basis, the Nets are 11-2 and have won 9 of their last 10 games. Is Carlesimo the big difference? […]readmore

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Belafonte Celebrates MLK, Jr. at BAM, Speaking Truth to Power

Artists and political leaders gathered to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and hear a keynote address by Dr. King’s personal friend, the legendary Harry Belafonte, Monday, January 21, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House. Mr. Belafonte was joined by The Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir and Kindred […]readmore

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TRIBUTES… to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Brooklyn

Historic Concord Baptist Church Supports Intergenerational Initiatives: On Sunday, January 20, 2013, in celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, the historic Concord Baptist Church of Christ presented grants to The Brooklyn Music School and Brooklyn Savvy, Brooklyn-based organizations working in music and media to bridge generations. Designed to support creative interactions between youth […]readmore

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Health Care and Social Justice Forums kick off Mayoral Campaign

A consortium of health care providers and activists came together to host a forum on NYC’s health care. Former Comptroller Bill Thompson, current Comptroller John Liu and Sal Albanese were the Democratic candidates who came to present their views to a packed auditorium at Long Island University. Regarding community-based health care facilities, Thompson said “One […]readmore