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Day: <span>January 1, 2008</span>

BAM Development to be “Green”

The good news is that African-American Brooklynite architect/businessman Carlton Brown of Full Spectrum, was named developer of the $85 million Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) cultural district’s residential tower and dance space in Downtown Brooklyn on land owned by NYC.  Full Spectrum’s Brown has crossed the real estate divide, which has excluded NYC’s  people of […]Read More

Black Issues

Many Black “leaders” decry the lack of massive support when calls go out for community action. They wonder why outrage is not spontaneous and ubiquitous. Black leaders actually vocalize their wonder when the masses go about their business as if nothing is going on. What most Black leaders miss are these facts: the leaders are […]Read More

From the Aisle

By Linda Armstrong 2007: The Year in Black Theatre The year 2007 was quite amazing for Black Theatre. We saw the late August Wilson’s final play in his 10-play series chronicling Black life in America, presented at the Cort Theatre on Broadway. Radio Golf was an amazing production to behold, with an outstanding African-American cast. […]Read More

Who Decides the Black Community’s Issues?

Many Black “leaders” decry the lack of massive support when calls go out for community action. They wonder why outrage is not spontaneous and ubiquitous. Black leaders actually vocalize their wonder when the masses go about their business as if nothing is going on. What most Black leaders miss are these facts: the leaders are […]Read More

“Financial Freedom From the Inside Out”

By Kara I. Stevens You did everything that you were supposed to do. College degree. Good job. Benefits. Yet it is still difficult for you to get a handle on your finances.  Lately, you might have found yourself asking, “What is at the root my money problems?” and “What can solve them?” Luckily, the answer […]Read More

St. Clair Bourne

1943-2007 St. Clair Bourne was a passionate and brilliant filmmaker, an organizer and a race man. Saint prospered in the tough world of a principled documentarian of the African-American experience with his gentlemanly intelligence and his love for his people. Saint had a lot more stories to tell and we will miss him. St. Clair […]Read More

Night-Riders in Suffolk County

Mimi Rosenberg interviewed Fred Brewington, the day after Christmas, for the WBAI program, Wakeup Call (99.5FM).  Mr. Brewington is the attorney for John White, recently convicted of manslaughter while defending his family in Suffolk County. White remains free on bail until sentencing, when he could face a prison term of five to 15 years. If […]Read More

Downtown Brooklyn Goes Green

The good news is that African-American Brooklynite architect/businessman Carlton Brown of Full Spectrum, was named developer of the $85 million Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) cultural district’s residential tower and dance space in Downtown Brooklyn on land owned by NYC.  Full Spectrum’s Brown has crossed the real estate divide, which has excluded NYC’s  people of […]Read More