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Day: <span>December 17, 2009</span>

Charles Barron’s Challenge: Time For People of Color to Take

We’ve learned the reasons for the competition for the City Council Speaker’s chair, currently held by Christine Quinn, from our November 19th interview (see sidebar) but they say in politics, the first thing you have to learn is how to count. We asked Councilman Barron how many votes he needs and how many does he […]readmore

Bernard Gassaway: New Leader at Boys and Girls High

 There are several fine high schools around Bed-Stuy, but Boys and Girls is unique. Not only for the sheer size of the student body, but they do not have the legacy that “The High” carries with it. And because of the number of students attending, how lives are shaped here has a penetrating effect on […]readmore