Day: April 23, 2021

Black History

Brooklyn’s Weeksville Heritage Center Names Dr. Raymond Codrington as New

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Board of Trustees of Weeksville Heritage Center (WHC) announced today the appointment of Dr. Raymond Codrington as Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Codrington joins Weeksville Heritage Center at an exciting juncture of the organization’s history following WHC’s induction into the celebrated Cultural Institutions Group of New York City […]readmore

Business

BED STUY WELCOMES THE BURGER HOUSE

New Restaurant Serves Up American Comfort Elected officials and civic leaders joined the Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District for a special ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of The Burger House. Hosted by Brooklyn’s Community Board 3 Chair and small business owner Richard Flateau, the social distanced gathering included greetings from Brooklyn’s newly minted state […]readmore

Environment

Biden prepares for climate summit, U.N. says the world is

David Knowles,  Senior Editor, Yahoo News Just days before President Biden kicks off a climate summit with world leaders, the United Nations World Meteorological Organization released a report Monday warning that “time is fast running out” to keep global temperatures in check.  Titled “State of the Global Climate 2020,” the report finds that concentrations of […]readmore

Environment

OTP Salutes Warren M. Washington Climate Scientist

From park rangers to environmental justice advocates, Black men and women are making a huge impact in the environmental movement. And Nobel Prize winner Warren Washington is one of them. Well before climate change became  a hot button issue in the news, Warren Morton Washington, was creating the computer models that would allow scientists to […]readmore

Education

Upstate Sanctuary for Deep Learning

By Shansanique PollackEarth Day Press Story I have just started working with the Sanctuary Of Independent Media  and Riverkeeper over the last year as a Water Justice Fellow. In the beginning, my friend and fellow water justice member had shown me the ad to becoming one of the fellows and due to me wanting work […]readmore