Day: December 3, 2021


Abode for Joy … and African Voices

Citadels of Knowledge Make History as they Preserve It One of the highlights of Spelman College’s 140th anniversary year, this year, was the announcement last spring that it would archive African Voices, a literary magazine founded by Brooklyn’s own, Carolyn Butts.Spelman College, located in Atlanta, is a leading liberal arts college widely recognized as the […]readmore

National News

“They’ll know more than I ever knew”

More states move to require lessons on Native American history and culture In several U.S. states, thanks to the effort and dedication of educators from the Indigenous Peoples, progress has been made in incorporating basic information on history, culture, language, and cultural traditions of Indigenous Nations that originally inhabited this country. They are regional efforts […]readmore

Community News

Gateway to Christmas

Bed-Stuy Gateway BID in association with neighborhood merchants and other local leaders launched this season’s open-air holiday marketplace, an annual “winter wonderland” providing, in the words of Lynette Battle, Deputy Director, BSG- BID, “a safe, sound space for the community to shop, explore, and celebrate the holiday season.”  The event featured a ribbon cutting at Restoration West Plaza, 1368 Fulton Street for the […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On – 12/2

AUTUMN IN AMERICAThe Georgia jury on the Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery’s death did not disappoint America when it delivered a guilty verdict for three white men. The jury proved that liberty and justice for all is possible in America in a red state as the nation agonizingly struggles to attain a more perfect union. NEW […]readmore


‘We Won’: Howard University Protests Inspire Student Activists Across the

After 34 consecutive days of rallying, sleeping in tents and occupying a central campus building, Howard University students declared victory last week in their battle against a school administration they claimed had not been fulfilling its responsibility to its students. Students accused school leaders of ignoring dangerous campus housing conditions and other safety issues.Following weeks […]readmore