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Celebrating An Educator Through The Eyes of His Heirs

By: P.S 256/Benjamin Banneker Elementary School Student Council with the support of  T. Henry, Parent coordinator, Ms. L. Gray, Counselor, and Teacher Ms. I. Payne On Friday, December 13, 2013, 5th grade students of P.S. 256/The Benjamin Banneker School assisted in the salute to one of our heroes, Mr. Albert Vann, the long-time politician, pioneer […]readmore

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Mandela – A Portrait and Model Of Self-Esteem

The worldwide tribute to Nelson Mandela served as a reminder of the power nourished by self-esteem.   What is self-esteem?  It is the overall judgment of oneself.    High self-esteem is a quiet “under the skin” feeling of comfort with yourself, not to be confused with a sense of superiority or a need to brag.  It allows […]readmore

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President Obama Speaks At Funeral For Nelson Mandela

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Thank you. To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of states and government, past and present; distinguished guests — it is a singular honor to be with you today, to celebrate a life like no other. […]readmore

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The Mandelas’ Wine Toast: From Their “House” To Ours

An elegant, warm VIP reception for Dr. Makaziwe Mandela, daughter of global icon and South Africa’s former president Nelson Mandela, and Tukwini Mandela, his granddaughter, was hosted by Edmun Braithwaite, Joyce Turner and Michael Lambert, representing the 375-plus member Bedford-Stuyvesant Business Improvement District (BID), Gateway in between Bedford-Stuyvesant and Business last Friday, Oct. 18 at […]readmore


Harry Belafonte Speaks Truth to Power in Honor of Medgar

Dr. and Mrs. Pollard, let me start off by expressing my sincere sense of gratitude and privilege in sharing this evening with you, the alumni, elected officials,  particularly all the Caribbeans in the room.  I am honored to be gained this honor in the name of a man I’ve known, shared many precious moments with, […]readmore