Day: September 20, 2013

Community News

The Legacies of Founding Fathers: Sons of Restoration Pioneers Share

Part Two Colvin Grannum, President & CEO, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration), hosted a community breakfast last week with David R. Jones, President and CEO of the Community Service Society (CSS) and the honorable Robert Doar, Commissioner, New York City Human Resources Administration and Department of Social Services.  It saluted the pioneer work of Jones […]readmore

Calendar Events

Events in Central Brooklyn & Beyond

TODAY!! September 19 7:00pm: The HON. JACQUELINE A. BERRIEN, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, leads this year’s Thurgood Marshall Forum: Civil Rights Law in the Age of President Obama.  Issues to be covered:  Trayvon Martin, Voter Rights, status of equal opportunity in higher education and employment, the role of the church in the Civil […]readmore


A Giant Problem

What was supposed to be a redemption year for coach Tom Coughlin’s Giants is now turning into a year of  several question marks going into Week 3. The team is 0-2 so far and the injuries and key losses the team had suffered during the off-season and preseason is catching up to them on the […]readmore


Climate Change and the Water Cycle

(The Water Cycle is like the engine of the earth, taking the power of the sun to give the earth life and making the whole thing work. The world runs on water, saline or not, but people, crops and cattle need fresh water and there’s nothing fair about who gets it.   Every time we turn […]readmore


An Interview with Abdullah Abdur Razzaq, the right-hand man for

Basir Mchawi   In nice weather, Brother Abdullah Abdur Razzaq can be seen seated outside his front door reading mail and engaging in conversation with passing neighbors. A longtime Brooklyn resident, few could imagine that Abdur Razzaq served as a most-trusted assistant to Brother Malcolm X in the critical last year of Brother Malcolm’s life […]readmore