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Day: <span>July 1, 2007</span>

Accused Triple-Slay Killer Arrested

Dwayne Erskine was arrested on Sat., June 23 for the murders of Michael Robinson, 21, Delroy Gumbs, 19 and Brandon Graves, 16. An alleged encounter with Erskine left all three dead, shot with a .45. Two were DOA at Brookdale Hospital, one died in the after arrival at the hospital. The killings took place on […]readmore

Onnie Millar: Making Art With Communities, July 8th Public Program

 On July 8th a public program is being presented as part of Onnie Millar: Making Art With Communities, at Long Island University’s Kumble Theatre, from 2-4. Also joining Ms. Millar for the reading are artist Deborah Singletary and activist Khari Russell. At 87, Onnie Millar belongs to a generation of Black Brooklyn artists who came […]readmore

Honoring The Memory of Joan Maynard

Elizabeth Rankin-Fulcher Excitement and great tributes were in abundance at the First Annual Joan Maynard Memorial Luncheon on May 19, 2007 at the Senior Citizens Center in the Kingsborough Houses in Brooklyn, New York. More than 100 enthusiastic friends and family members came to honor and reminisce about this remarkable woman who so loved her […]readmore

From the Aisle

By Linda Armstrong Radio Golf Needs Your Attendance  When I went to the Tony Awards in June, I witnessed that only one African-American won a Tony Award for the evening and that was Bill T. Jones. He won the Tony Award for Choreography for a new Broadway show Spring Awakening. Jones was very up front […]readmore

Sealy Cuyler Funeral Home: Two Black Women Pioneer in Brooklyn

By Mary Alice Miller “Prospect Heights was not being served with a home-going facility” is the reason attorney Renaye Cuyler gives for teaming up with Maria Sealy to create a state-of-the-art funeral home in central Brooklyn. Sealy Cuyler Funeral Home is the first black woman-owned and operated facility built from the ground up. Located on […]readmore