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Day: <span>January 1, 2004</span>

the law and you

I could not help but to overhear the conversation of the young twenty-something woman that was sitting next to me on the bus. The passion of her conversation caused her to speak a little louder than I believe she had intended. She was speaking with another female passenger and attempting to explain the nasty gash […]Read More

gentrification

“Practical and reasonable solutions were not planned. We can’t achieve anything just by talking about the problems.  If you don’t have the answer at your fingertips, give some information as to where to get it and follow up on it. We have to use our library, bcome an expert in that area of interest and […]Read More

Gentrification Forum Calls for Acquiring “Equity in the Land”

Practical and reasonable solutions were not planned. We can’t achieve anything just by talking about the problems.  If you don’t have the answer at your fingertips, give some information as to where to get it and follow up on it. We have to use our library, bcome an expert in that area of interest and […]Read More

VIEW FROM HERE

David Mark Greaves George W. Bush represents a part of white American history that has been suppressed, repressed or lost.  We know who the descendants of the enslaved Africans are, ask any African-American and they can tell  you  their great-grand ancestor who was the last held as a slave. And yet, of the millions of […]Read More

gumbs on brooklyn

It should come as no surprise to these residents that Borough President Marty Markowitz is a major promoter of this project. Marty is absolutely true to form. Quick. Think of something Marty has done in the area of Education, Housing, Homelessness, Jobs, Crime. This Borough President wasn’t elected because of substance. He was elected because […]Read More

No Respect For Downtown Brooklyn Residents

Most New Yorkers probably don’t believe what’s happening in downtown Brooklyn. They just cannot understand how a big developer could actually draw up a project that would completely change a community without first consulting the people who own homes, rent apartments, and send their children to school in the area. It sounds like something that […]Read More