Day: January 20, 2017


Coaches’ Corner

1/16/2017 Eagle Academy vs. Paul Robeson HS – Boys Junior Varsity Basketball Eagle Academy – Coach Steven Sullivan “It was a good game, I felt that both teams played really hard. It is great to come and play in Brooklyn, to play a good team like Paul Robeson. They worked very hard. Our guys/Eagle Academy […]readmore

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The Stoppers

By Eddie Castro   If you’re the type of sports fan that likes a lot of offense and no defense, the game between the young men of Lincoln and Iona Prep may have not been a game with those attributes. This past Sunday, the two programs squared off in Coney Island at the Martin Luther […]readmore

Arts-Theater What's Going On


By Victoria Horsford OBAMA ERA/TRUMP ERA  Last weekend was the last one for normalcy in America, especially with regard to the White House and the media.   Last weekend was President Barack Obama’s last one in the White House.  Last Sunday, the NY Times published six Obama stories, all required reading for students of American history. […]readmore

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Sentence Commuted for Oscar Lopez-Rivera

Oscar Lopez-Rivera, a co-founder of the Puerto Rican independence group FALN (Fuerza Armadas de Liberacion Nacional, Spanish for Armed Forces of National Liberation), was among those whose sentence was commuted this week by President Barack Obama. López-Rivera was arrested in May 1981 and sentenced to 55 years in prison. His release date is May 17. Council […]readmore

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Robert Reich: 15 warning signs of impending Trump tyranny

As tyrants take control of democracies, they typically do these 15 things As tyrants take control of democracies, they typically: Exaggerate their mandate to govern — claiming, for example, that they won an election by a landslideeven after losing the popular vote. Repeatedly claim massive voterfraud in the absence of any evidence in order to restrict voting […]readmore

Community News

Bedford Armory will be a Win for Crown Heights

By Geoffrey Davis, Frank Johnson, Carlton Screen, Ty Grant and Dario Trujillo The Crown Heights community is in desperate need of quality recreational facilities for youth sports leagues, senior activities and other neighborhood-based programming. While other more affluent communities have had access to many of these facilities for decades, we have been struggling to find […]readmore