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Saturday, January 21, 2017

President Obama farewell address: full text

It's good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we've received over the past...

Bed-Stuy, Brownsville School Districts Lead Borough with Homeless Students

By Kings County Politics Bedford-Stuyvesant’s District 16 and Brownsville’s District 23 were the top two school districts in Brooklyn in the school year 2014-15 with...

Excerpts From the Address of  President Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention ...

“…what we heard in Cleveland last week wasn’t particularly Republican – and it sure wasn’t conservative. What we heard was a deeply pessimistic vision...

Movement Toward Justice in the Case of Chanel Petro-Nixon

For the mother, father, grandmother and family of Chanel Petro-Nixon, this Father’s Day Sunday is deeper than poignant: it will mark the 10th anniversary...

People: The Big and Smalls of a Landmark: Something to Rap About

Olmec Caption: La Venta Monument #1 with man for scale.  Olmec heads vary in height from 4.8 to 11.2 ft. and weigh between 6...

Basketball royalty turns out for Syracuse legend Pearl Washington’s funeral

Ms. Jannie Washington, the Seth Low Houses, the Howard Houses playground; Boys & Girls High School and the neighborhoods of Brownsville and Bedford-Stuyvesant gave...

Bed-Stuy Residents Dorothy and Demetrice Mills’s Give $50,000 to Brooklyn Queens Land Trust

Demetrice and Dorothy Mills are the epitome of all that’s right about Bedford-Stuyvesant --- and the world, for that matter. And it is fitting that...

Foreclosure/Property Fraud Panel Gives Warnings and Solutions: Organizing Against Fraud

Movements to keep New York City’s largest residential area for Americans of African descent and people of color … have been ongoing for more...

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Coaches’ Corner

1/16/2017 Eagle Academy vs. Paul Robeson HS - Boys Junior Varsity Basketball Eagle Academy - Coach Steven Sullivan "It was a good game, I felt that...

The Stoppers

By Eddie Castro   If you’re the type of sports fan that likes a lot of offense and no defense, the game between the young men...
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