Day: June 23, 2017

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“Bed-Stuy’s Best 2017”

Academic excellence and community life were in abundance at the Job Corps Center in Bedford – Stuyvesant as Community Board 3 hosted its, now annual, “Bed-Stuy’s Best 2017” event last week. The theme of the event was “A Celebration of Excellence in Education”. Hosted by the Community Board 3 Subcommittee of Education and Youth, “Bed-Stuy’s […]readmore

Community News

The Gift of Life: Restoration Arts Dancers Perform So Sub-Sahara

RestorationArt’s Youth Arts Academy (YAA) students graced the stage at Brooklyn College on Saturday, June 17, 2017 for their annual concert entitled “Water = Life”, directed by Writer Carl Hancock Rux and YAA Education Director Ronald K. Alexander.  Students, ages 3-18 years old, took on the role of change agent, raising funds through a change-for-change campaign with […]readmore

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By Victoria Horsford COLLEGE PRESIDENTS Rumors are running rampant about the person destined to become Harvard University’s next president, Barack Obama, one of its most distinguished alum. While attending Harvard Law School, he became the first Black President of the Law Review. Later, he became the 44th President of the United States, the first Black […]readmore

National News

Obama Jumped Into GA Special Election Race To Slam ‘Shameful’

Democrat Ossoff lost the most expensive congressional race ever Based on reporting By Sean Colarossi Just a day before voters in Georgia’s sixth congressional district voted to choose between underdog Democrat Jon Ossoff and Trump-supported Republican Karen Handel, former President Barack Obama jumped into the race to slam GOP efforts to suppress the vote. Responding […]readmore


Prodigy, 42, rapper of Mobb Deep fame, dies related to

The rapper Prodigy, one half of the American hip-hop duo Mobb Deep, died on Tuesday at the age of 42. The Queens-born MC died after a performance in Las Vegas, having been hospitalized recently for complications tied to sickle-cell anemia. The MC was found unconscious in Las Vegas, and while the cause of death remains […]readmore