Day: March 2, 2016

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Interfaith Medical Center Honors Black History Here & Now      

  Easter came early this year at the Black History Program presented by clients and staff of Interfaith Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry, Ambulatory and Primary Care Programs and Community Affairs, which included a standing-room-only audience with stories of Resurrection, courage, faith and resilience. The program, seamlessly run by Mistresses of Ceremony Sharonnie Perry and […]readmore

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Where the Atlantic Yards CBA Stands

By Akosua K. Albritton Pacific Park’s–née Atlantic Yards–construction is moving full steam.  At the February 24, 2016 community update meeting in the Shirley Chisolm State Office Building, Senior Vice President of External Affairs for Forest City Ratner Ashley Cotton described the progress in building 550 Vanderbilt Avenue, 535 Carlton Avenue, 38 Sixth Avenue, 664 Pacific […]readmore

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Impact of Foreclosure Upon Communities of Color

On Friday, February 19, 2016 the New York State Foreclosure Defense Bar (NYSFDB) co-sponsored a Legislative Luncheon at Brooklyn Law School, led by Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (9th Congressional District). The topic of discussion, the “impact of foreclosure upon communities of color”, was buoyed by a recent report issued on January 27, 2016 by Special Inspector […]readmore

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The Dangerous Candidate

By David Mark Greaves   This past February was a memorable Black History Month, confirming the prescience of scholar W.E.B. DuBois when he said “the problem of the 20th century is the problem of the color line”. With the surging candidacy of Donald Trump, in a campaign recognized to be appealing to the deep racism […]readmore