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Day: <span>August 6, 2010</span>

For Quincy Senior Residence, a Day of Family, Friends, Young

There’s a lot of heart in what goes on at the Quincy Senior Residence at 625 Quincy Street in Brooklyn.  Just ask Tyrease Slaughter, age 7, who performed last Saturday before some 250 people at the Center’s annual Family and Friends Day fest. The food delighted.  The bright orange QSR tee-shirts and caps impressed.  The […]readmore

NYCHA Tenants Displaced after Contractor Missteps

The summer of 2010 has been marked by a series of weeklong heat waves. After one recent heat waves when temperatures rose above 100 degrees for consecutive days, a rainstorm was welcome relief. There was no relief for 6th—floor tenants living at 611 Blake Ave., also known as Unity Plaza, Building #26.  On Tuesday, July […]readmore

Battle for the 10th Congressional District Heats Up

He did not do it in 2006 when Charles Barron and Roger Green bid for his seat. He did not do it in 2008 when Kevin Powell commenced his first run for Congress. This year, Congressman Ed Towns is challenging the petitions of his opposition – Kevin Powell. Powell sees this tactic as a sign […]readmore

Work of Jeffries, Schneiderman Ends Prison-Based Gerrymandering

– Senate Majority Passes Historic Bill – The New York legislative session that just concluded was historic for the African-American community, it was the culmination of a political infrastructure that began forming two decades ago and is at last bearing fruit.  Issues of importance to the African-American community that have been routinely put aside and […]readmore