Day: March 13, 2020

Black History

Women’s History Month: B.Smith

Barbara Elaine Smith, the legendary B. Smith, passed away on February 22, 2020 at age 71. She was the epitome of the “everywoman” — an American restaurateur, model, author, businesswoman, television host. She was self-made, self-honed. I was not shocked when I heard the news. I was aware she had been suffering from the early […]readmore


Community Calendar

*NOTE: Due to the health crisis, check with venues to see if events are cancelled. Friday, March 13th Pay It Off Walk-in Office of Child Support Services Center, 330 Jay St., 12th Fl. This limited-time program might help lower the amount you owe in child support. Offered until March 16th, Pay It Off doubles the […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On

What’s Going On By Victoria Horsford CORONAVIRUS Dr. Cheryl Smith delivered a coronavirus presentation at the Manhattan Community Board 10 general meeting last week. Presentation included color slides and charts and abstracted facts about how viruses develop and migrate. More importantly, the info was highly accessible. Her research sources include and Visit […]readmore

National News

World Health Organization (WHO) declares coronavirus pandemic

Director general says his organization is ‘deeply concerned … by alarming levels of inaction’ The world is now in the grip of a coronavirus pandemic, the director general of the World Health Organization has said, as he expressed deep concern about “alarming levels of inaction” in the fight against the spread of the disease. In the past […]readmore

Health & Wellness

One Brooklyn Health System Prepares

LaRay Brown, President and CEO of One Brooklyn Health System, composed of Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, Interfaith Medical Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Our local hospitals are the frontline of defense against the spread of COVID-19, the coronavirus. We asked Ms. Brown what is One Brooklyn Health System doing to deal with this […]readmore