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Tellers of Stories Amanda Gorman, 19, Named National Youth Poet Laureate

  Amanda Gorman was named the first national youth poet laureate. According to Poets & Writers magazine, April 2017 issue, “The unprecedented title, to be...

Community Organizing Led by Love

By Akosua K Albritton For years, it had become known that Brooklyn Community Board 9 (CB9) meetings could become contentious. Some board members and residents...

Community News

People: FAR ROCKAWAY’S MARY HENDRIX RECEIVES CON EDISON’S HIGHEST HONOR

If you’ve ever encountered the “singing nurse” at Con Edison’s Employee Wellness Center, you probably felt a little bit better as soon as you...

Real Estate

Six Firms Designated as Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises to...

On Friday, January 13th Richard Buery, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives, conducted a roundtable with the six newly announced Minority- and Women-owned Business...

Arts

Tellers of Stories Amanda Gorman, 19, Named National Youth Poet Laureate

  Amanda Gorman was named the first national youth poet laureate. According to Poets & Writers magazine, April 2017 issue, “The unprecedented title, to be...

City Politics

City to Invest $7M to Better Apprehend Domestic Violence Abusers and...

BP Adams: Mayor’s move “ensures care of children who are often invisible victims”. What should be one of the warmest and most peaceful days of...

Sports

Coaches’ Corner

1 /29/2017 Atlantic Shore Christian Vs. George Westinghouse HS Coach Mike Hutchens - Atlantic Shore Christian, Chesapeake, Virginia It was a solid game in our area, we don't get a...

Coaches’ Corner

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Black History

The Making of a President

By Priscilla Mensah Often, when we come across great leaders, whether it be through history textbooks, on the television or in our own lives, we...
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